YOUR STORIES
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.

Continue Reading

MENTOR STORIES
Nicholas O'Carroll

Whitehorse, YT

Hi, I'm with local 2217 Whitehorse my mentor is at local 1271 Surrey. His name is Captain Terry Hunt. We were starting some small programs with our newly formed charitable and I was given his number as he was familiar with the clothing program in question.

Continue Reading

MENTOR STORIES
Lee Depellegrin

Trail, BC

I'd like to remember Clayton Murrell. Clayton served as President of cranbrook local 1253 and as the BCPFFA Kootenay VP. 

Continue Reading

MENTOR STORIES
Philip Starr

Caledon, ON

Mentors, I’ve had quite a few. Banting, Bebbington, Gonneau, Evans, Lagerquist, Davidson, Oliver, Simpson, Taylor and Roy to name a few. But If you’ve worked on the the floor in Brampton you’ve been introduced to my most influential mentor through the “Sticky Strap”.

Continue Reading

MENTOR STORIES
Andrew McCuaig

Lakehurst, ON

I met Pat McGoff ( Ottawa Local 162) when I was in Kindergarden. He was the main guy I would go see at the Gloucester Fire Dept as a child. I would often reach out to him as a teen on fire department advice.

Continue Reading

MENTOR STORIES
Dave MacEachern

My older brother started in the fire service in 1970. At the time we had 4 boys living in the house with our parents in a small 3 bedroom bungalow. My brother would come home after his shift smelling like smoke and I used to wonder what he got himself into.

Continue Reading