Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Firefighters in Canada Respond to Fatal Crash, One of Their Own

Firefighters respond to fatal accident involving colleague 
CBC News
 Posted: Jan 19, 2016
"You really don't know what you're going to face when you get there. It could be innocent … or it could be the exact opposite, which unfortunately in this case it was," Fisher told CBC News.
Northern Arm Fire Chief Robert Fisher has been a firefighter for more than 30 years. (Chris Ensing/CBC)
Firefighters in Bay of Exploits are grieving the loss of one of their colleagues after responding to a fatal highway crash near Botwood, in central Newfoundland, Saturday.

Northern Arm Fire Chief Rob Fisher said the deceased was a volunteer fire fighter at the nearby Philips Head fire department — a man that his fire brigade trained with. Fisher said it was one of the toughest calls they've had to deal with, and the next few weeks could be more difficult for the brigade. read more here