Photographs (archives)

Photography by Sylvain Pedneault

Here are the photo archives of FireLens.com. To this day, the archives contain more than 47,000 photographs of fires, rescues and other incidents. These photographs were all taken by Sylvain Pedneault during the last 14 years, and others are added regularly.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008 - Car wreck on highway 20
Paramedics from the whole area have been very busy during the snow storm in Monteregie while a car wreck occurred on highway 20 at the St-Georges road exit. St.Liboire first responders and Sûreté du...
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Monday, December 15, 2008 - Accident at the corner of Casavant and Choquette
A collision during rush hour at the corner of boulevards Casavant and Choquette greatly complicated driving conditions in the area. The Sûreté du Québec deployed numerous units to manage the heavy...
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Monday, December 15, 2008 - Gas leak in a shop
St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's haz-mat team responded on Vanier street after a call came in for a gas leak in a shop.
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Friday, December 12, 2008 - Flip over on Grand Grand
A driver ended up in a difficult position after having lost control on a snowy road on Grand Rang.
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - Two-alarm fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters requested a second alarm for a fire in an appartment building. The appartment sustained heavy damages. Firefighters provided breathing assistance to dogs that were in the...
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - Accident on Laurier blvd
A collision occurred on Laurier blvd in St.Hyacinthe. Firefighters, paramedics and police units converged onto the incident, secured the perimeter and rescued the victims.
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Thursday, December 4, 2008 - Commercial fire
A fire started in a chicken transformation industry on Laurier blvd in St.Hyacinthe's Ste.Rosalie sector. The firefighters' quick response allowed the fire to be contained efficiently.
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Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - Minor collision
Two vehicles collided at the corner of Cascades and Vaudreil streets. The incident involved St.Hyacinthe firefighters, paramedics and police officers.
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Monday, November 24, 2008 - Extrication in St.Liboire
A head-to-head collision between two cars on Charlotte road in St.Liboire required the coordinated response of multiple emergency services: St.Liboire firefighters, St.Liboire First Responders,...
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Monday, November 24, 2008 - Fire in a St.Hyacinthe Hotel
St.Hyacinthe firefighters quickly put out a fire that was spreading in a roof section at in a St.Hyacinthe hotel.
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Thursday, November 20, 2008 - Official launch of APAM's 1302 and 1202 units
The Monteregie Auxiliary Firefighters Association (APAM) launched its two new vehicles: 1302 and 1202. For the occasion, directors, officers, mayors, sponsors and volunteers were present at the APAM...
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Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - Collision on Laurier East
A violent collision between a car and a freight truck involved emergency units from the St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and the Sûreté du Québec.
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Monday, November 17, 2008 - Commercial fire in St.Mathieu.de.Beloeil
McMasterville, Beloeil, St.Amable, Ste.Julie and St.Basile firefighters responded to St.Mathieu.de.Beloeil for a large commercial fire.
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Thursday, November 13, 2008 - Ste.Madeleine Firefighters Union
Ste.Madeleine firefighters signed their first union convention with the Quebec Firefighters Union and Ste.Madeleine City.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - St.Hyacinthe's new 201
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department is currently training its operators for operating the new Pierce PUC engine. The 201 will officially begin its service in a few weeks.
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Monday, November 10, 2008 - Call for a chimney fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters respond to a cheminey fire incident. The first unit on scene reports thick smoke coming out of a chimney on a residential building. A tenant arrives a bit later and allows...
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Saturday, November 8, 2008 - Accident on highway 20
A driver had a good scare when his car hit a semi-trailer on highway 20. The truck driver not noticing that he was dragging the car, another car driver passed the truck and signaled the driver to...
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Friday, November 7, 2008 - Ceremony at the St. Hyacinthe CFR
St.Hyacinthe's Regional Fire Training Center, in collaboration with the National Firefighters Training School of Quebec, handed-out nearly 170 certificates for Firefighter I, Firefighter II and other...
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Friday, November 7, 2008 - Fire in a house
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded on Bernard street for a residential fire. The fire was quickly under control.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - Smoke in a kindergarden
A kindergarden had to be evacuated as smoke was spreading in the building. Firefighters investigated the source of the smoke and discovered a problem with an electrical device.
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Monday, November 3, 2008 - Collision with an ambulance
An collision occured between an ambulance and a car at the intersection of Frontenac and Castelneau streets. A 2nd ambulance was dispatched to the initial call the accidented ambulance was...
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Sunday, November 2, 2008 - Fire in St.Cesaire
St.Cesaire firefighters quickly responded to a residential housing fire on Union street.
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Saturday, November 1, 2008 - Road accident in St.Damase
Initial details from a call for a road accident lead to believe that a major accident had occured. Firefighters, paramedics and police officers raced to the scene, where they discovered a minor road...
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Friday, October 31, 2008 - Halloween patrol
St.Hyacinthe firefighters provided volunteer Halloween patrols.
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Friday, October 31, 2008 - New 201 engine in St.Hyacinthe
The St.Hyacinthe F.D. received its whole new #201 engine. The truck will be equiped in the next few days, and will be in training until December, where it will then begin its official service.
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Saturday, October 25, 2008 - Open Doors at Ste.Helene F.D.
Ste.Helene firefighters organized an event at the fire station for all local citizens.
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Saturday, October 25, 2008 - Residential fire in St.Valerien
St.Valerien firefighters responded on Road 6 for a residential fire. The first firefighter on scene reported that the house was fully involved. St.Dominique et Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters...
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Friday, October 17, 2008 - A 5th alarm in downtown St.Hyacinthe
A violent blaze in a downtown building required 5 alarms and the mobilization of multiple neighboring fire departments.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - Residential fire in St.Valerien
St.Valerien firefighters, assisted by their St.Pie and St.Dominique collegues, battled a violent blaze in a house on Milton road.
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Monday, October 6, 2008 - Extrication in St.Jude
A driver lost control of her car, hitting and cutting a power pole, and ending up on its side in a field. St.Jude firefighters, St.Hyacinthe FD's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté...
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Sunday, September 28, 2008 - Emergency services in Paris
A few pictures of emergency units in Paris...
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Saturday, September 20, 2008 - Fire at the Lugano's restaurant
St.Hyacinthe firefighters quickly put out a fire at the Lugano's restaurant on Casavant blvd. The scene was handed out to the Sûreté du Québec police force given the presence of accelerants.
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