FireLens.com

The official site of fire photographer Sylvain Pedneault

47,427 images

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Monday, September 17, 2007 - Barn fire

A major fire destroyed a barn building on Chemin du Grand Rang in La Présentation. The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department requested a 5th alarm to get the personel and equipement required...

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Sunday, September 17, 2006 - Garage fire

St.Hyacinthe firefighters sound a 1st alarm to fight a fire in a garage.

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Saturday, September 17, 2005 - CFR training

The Regional Firefighting Training Center of Saint-Hyacinthe was organizing a day of practical training on cutting-edge equipment provided by Areo-Fire and MSA. Firefighters, officers...

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Saturday, September 17, 2005 - Garage fire

A small fire starts in a garage on Laurier W. blvd in Douville. The 205 takes the call. Because the CFR is giving training sessions nearby, the 101 and 103 are able to get to the site...

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Saturday, September 17, 2005 - «New residents» activity

Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention service was participating in a half-day welcoming event for new residents.

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Friday, September 17, 2004 - Visiting a kindergarden

Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Prevention Service visits children of a new kindergarden. An evacuation exercise is performed and various activities are organized to demystify firefighters to...

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Here are the photographic archives of FireLens.com, where are published more than 47,000 photographs from the world of emergency services.

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47,427 images


Here are the photographic archives of FireLens.com, where are published more than 47,000 photographs from the world of emergency services.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Live burn in Rougemont

The Rougemont Fire Department organized a training day in an abandoned building. In total, 3 controlled burns and a final burn allowed participants to learn more about fire behaviour,...

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Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Live burn in Upton

The Upton Fire Department organized a training day in an abandoned building. In total, 5 controlled burns and a final burn allowed participants to learn more about fire behaviour, water...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Residential fire in St.Eugene

Fire completely destroyed a large residential building in St.Eugene near Drummondville.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Barn fire in St.Hugues

A fire completely destroyed a barn on Bourchemin West road in St.Hugues. When firefighters arrived, the fire had already spreaded to most of the building.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Live burn in St.Hugues

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Second alarm in St.Hyacinthe

St.Hyacinthe firefighters requested a second alarm to fight a fire in a detached residential garage.

Incident map


Incidents on FireLens.com are geocoded, that is they are tagged with a longitude and a latitude. That information is used here to present a Google Maps geographical map of all incidents covered by FireLens.com. Each marker displayed on the map is clickable.

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About


FireLens.com

FireLens.com currently publishes a total of 47,427 images taken by fire photographer Sylvain Pedneault on 1296 emergency calls that happened over a period of more than 16 years.

Initially started as an easy way to share photographs with firefighters appearing on them, the site quickly grew in popularity, and eventually became one of the largest single-author fire photography web sites. The map displays quite impressively the magnitude of the site's content!

Sylvain Pedneault

Having discovered the domain of firefighting through photography in 2002, I founded FireLens.com as well as many other related projects over the years. I eventually became a firefighter, then promoted lieutenant, and finally captain. I also specialize in firefighter health and safety. In other words, I keep busy! ;)

  • Captain, St.Dominique Fire Department
  • Race track firefighter, Autodrome Granby & Multi-Soins
  • Fire photographer, Lentille.com and 14 fire departments
  • Photographer (studio), Studio.Lentille.com
  • Programmer-analyst