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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Friday, June 20, 2008 - Extrication on route 235
The two occupants of a pick-up truck were severly injured after having lost control of the vehicle on road 235 between St.Hyacinthe and St.Pie.
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Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - Accident on Dessaules street
An accident involving three vehicles at the corder of Dessaules and Choquette boulevards required the response of St.Hyacinthe firefighters, paramedics and police officers.
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Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - Visible smoke at Mikes restaurant
St.Hyacinthe firefighters deployed an impressive hit force after having received a call for visible smoke in the Mikes restaurant on Casavant blvd. Engines 202, 203, 204 and 205, and ladder 402...
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Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - Smoke downtown
The fire department quickly recalled the city's three fire stations when a call came in for an odor of smoke coming from an appartment in a particularly high-risk sector of St.Hyacinthe. Thankfully,...
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Monday, June 16, 2008 - Call for a water rescue
The discovery of a canoe containing numerous personal effects and fishing gear lead to a major search and rescue operation near the hydro-electric dam on the Yamaska river in St.Hyacinthe....
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Sunday, June 15, 2008 - Accidents during a storm
Paramedics and police officers responded to a few calls during and after a storm when the bad weather caused a couple of accidents.
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Friday, June 13, 2008 - Call for an explosion at the Pizza Hut
Firefighters quickly deployed many units when a call was received for an explosion at the St.Hyacinthe Pizza Hut restaurant. The intervention concluded with a 10-22 for a problem with natural...
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Friday, June 13, 2008 - Fire in a school's roof
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department sounded a 1st alarm and the recall of a complete squad to fight a fire that was slowly spreading through the roof of a school
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - House fire in St.Jude
St.Jude firefighters had to respond during a violent storm to fight a residential fire. A code red was given at the time the storm was particularly dangerous.
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - Storms in St.Hyacinthe
Violent storms raided through the region, generating a large volume of calls. At the peak of the storm, dispatch was so busy that an emergency control center had to be activated in Fire station 1.
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - Motorcycle collision in St.Valerien
Two motorcycles collided during a false manoeuver on Milton road in St.Valerien. The three persons involved were rescued by St.Valerien First Responders and firefighters, Acton Vale and Granby...
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Monday, June 9, 2008 - Moto accident in St.Jean.Baptiste
A motocyclist lost control of his motorcycle and ended up in a deep ditch. Paramedics, firefighters and police officers collaborated to rescue the victim.
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Sunday, June 8, 2008 - Community day in St.Hyacinthe
St.Hyacinthe firefighters were present at the Casimir-Dessaules park during the "St.Hyacinthe in color" community day. They showcased a number of firefighting equipment pieces, and met with citizens.
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Sunday, June 8, 2008 - Firefighter I training
Firefighter I students at the St.Hyacinthe Firefighter Training Center practice a number of water-related operations.
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Thursday, June 5, 2008 - Wood residue storage facility fire
St.Paul.d'Abbotsford firefighters fought a fire in a wood residue storage facility. As the initial call was received, the building was well involved. St.Pie, St.Cesaire and Ange-Gardien...
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Wednesday, June 4, 2008 - Garbage fire
The contents of a gargage truck caught fire, requiring the intervention of St.Hyacinthe firefighters.
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Monday, June 2, 2008 - Smoke at the Zellers
Firefighters responded in force to the Zellers store in St.Hyacinthe, when a 9-1-1 call notified authorities that smoke was coming out of the building. After a thorough check, it appears that smoke...
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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - Feu de poulailler à St-Paul-d'Abbotsford
St.Paul.d'Abbotsford, St.Cesaire and St.Pie firefighters responded on Papineau road for a working fire in a large poultry farm.
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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - Response on the Yamaska river
St.Hyacinthe's water rescue unit was called by the Sûreté du Québec to rescue a man who was stranded on the Yamaska river.
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Monday, May 19, 2008 - Collision in St.Liboire
A collision occured between a car and a truck on Charlotte Rd in St.Liboire. The St.Hyacinthe extrication team was requested, but was canceled mid-way.
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Saturday, May 17, 2008 - Quad Medic in La Tuque
The Quad Medic medical intervention group is a specialized team that provides advanced medical security during major events in Quebec. This weekend, Quad Medic was on site of the 12 Hours...
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Friday, May 16, 2008 - Fire in a small trailer
Firefighters responded on Highway 20 in St.Hyacinthe for a small trailer fire. The operation was completed in a parking lot nearby, out of safety for the responders.
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Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - Firefighter I training
Firefighter I students at the St.Hyacinthe Firefighter Training Center practice a number of operations.
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Saturday, May 10, 2008 - Haz-mat simulation
St-Hyacinthe firefighters and paramedics organized a haz-mat training simulation. According to the fictitious, a product X was spilled in a room on the 2nd floor of a building. One person was last...
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Tuesday, May 6, 2008 - Commercial fire in Ste-Madeleine
Ste.Madeleine firefighters responded quickly to a working fire in a commercial garage on St-Simon street. Help was requested from St.Hyacinthe and St.Damase fire departments for tankers and...
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Monday, May 5, 2008 - Accident after a cardiac arrest
A men had a stroke while driving his car, resulting in an accident against a tree. A citizen started CPR, and was then relieved by police offers who continued CPR throughout the operation. St.Hyac...
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Monday, April 28, 2008 - Garbage fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters were called to Highway 20 for a fire in a garbage truck. They first poured water and foam on the load, and then had the truck moved to a parking lot near by to empty the...
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Saturday, April 26, 2008 - Extrication in St.Pie
A particularly complex extrication required the response of both St.Hyacinthe F.D. extrication units. St.Pie firefighters provided fire protection and incident command, while St.Pie First Responders...
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Friday, April 25, 2008 - Diploma hand-out at the CFR
The St.Hyacinthe Firefighter Training Center, in collaboration with the Quebec National Firefighters School, handed out numerous diplomas. For my part, I received my diplomas for Firefighter II...
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Thursday, April 24, 2008 - Accident in St.Dominique
A driver sustained major injuries after having been ejected from his car as it rolled.
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Monday, April 21, 2008 - Trailer fire
Police officers called St.Hyacinthe firefighters for a fire in a construction trailer.
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Saturday, April 19, 2008 - Residential fire in St.Hyacinthe
The St.Hyacinthe City F.D. requested a first alarm for a residential fire in the Ste-Rosalie sector. An aggressive attack with class-A foam allowed firefighters to get the fire under control very...
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