12 Feb 2016 - Ron Summers

Courtesy Spectator Mark McNeil

It's an issue that has plagued firefighters for as long as fires have been fought.

What are the health consequences of all the smoke and hazardous gases unleashed? And how do you keep track of exposures to better understand [ ... ]

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11 Feb 2016 - Ron Summers
Third Annual Blarney 6.95 K Run

On May 14th, 2016 at Coronation Arena in Hamilton, Ontario the Third Annual Blarney 6.93 k Walk/Run will be held. What an amazing day! The race is presented by the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation. The event brings awareness and support [ ... ]

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03 Nov 2015 - Ron Summers
Couperus Sets New World Record

The Hamilton Firefighters Combat Challenge Team recently travelled to Montgomery Alabama to compete in the Scott Combat Challenge World Championships. The team is fresh off their first place finish at the Scott FireFit Canadian National Championships. [ ... ]

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27 Oct 2015 - Ron Summers
Camp FFIT

Hamilton's first ever Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training) took place from October 16-18, 2015. The Hamilton Fire Fighters  Association Local 288 contributed towards the cost of healthy lunches for the participants. 20 young [ ... ]

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15 Oct 2015 - Ron Summers
78th Annual Pensioners Banquet

On October 7th the Hamilton Professional Fire Fighters Association held its 78th Annual Pensioners Banquet.  Over 220 retired, active fire fighters and guests came out to hounour our new Retirees and those who have blazed the path before them.  [ ... ]

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