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That isn’t Where the Dog Should Be!

Michael Kalita
Newcastle, ON

Back in June of 2019, our crew was enjoying a quiet Monday when around 4:30 PM when we were dispatched to a check call for the report of a dog barking on a roof.

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Wait? What? Ducks can SWIM?

Dean White
Niagara Falls, ON

A few years ago, we got a call to respond to the base of the CN tower. There is a Salmon Fountain at that location. The call was for ducklings endangered.

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Suit of Soot, Courtesy of the Cat

Billy Stewart,
Calgary, AB

I was a rookie at my third rookie hall when we got a call for an animal rescue. We get into the engine and the captain reads his notes. He tells us it's a cat in a fireplace!

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Please Pass the Pepper

Grant Partington
Milton, ON

We went to an unknown odour indoors. We walked in and immediately had to retreat and put on our packs. We didn't know what it was, but it almost took us to our knees.

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He’s Fine. He’s Really Fine.

Anne-Marie Jacobs
Pritchard, BC

I'm a dispatcher. Took a call from an elderly lady that her husband was pruning a tree and was now hanging upside down from the top of the 8ft ladder.

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Cat stuck in tree

Calgary, AB

Some days, all of our training cannot prepare you for mundane, the farcical or the downright crazy services provided by Canada’s professional firefighters.

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