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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Thursday, August 16, 2007 - Accident in St-Pie
St.Pie First Responders and firefighters, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded near the Sanair race track in St-Pie for a collision between a truck and a car.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - Accident in Sherbrooke
An accident occurred on King street in Sherbrooke, right before the eyes of about twenty police officers and firefighters in civil clothing gathered outside a restaurant to celebrate the end of a...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - Tour cycliste Frédérick Duguay 2007
Twenty police officers and firefighters covered more than 260 kilometers in two days during the Tour cycliste Frédérick Duguay 2007 of Muscular dystrophy Canada. The event raised 33,840$ this year!...
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Monday, August 13, 2007 - Accident on Salvail North
St.Hyacinthe paramedics and police officers responded on Salvail North for a road accident.
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Thursday, August 9, 2007 - Minor commercial fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a commercial building for a smoke odor. Once on scene, the saw smoke and discovered a small fire in an exterior wall.
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Monday, August 6, 2007 - Major fire in La Presentation
Lightning is the likely cause of a major fire that destroyed a furniture store on Route 137 in La Présentation. Three alarms were triggered by St.Hyacinthe firefighters to take control of the blaze,...
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Friday, August 3, 2007 - Truck fire on the Highway
A fire destroyed the back of a freight truck on Highway 20. Having no information about what kind of payload the truck was carrying, and seeing a very thick black smoke column in the distance, the...
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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - Accident in Ste.Madeleine
An accident involving one car on St.Simon Rd in Ste.Madeleine involved paramedics and police officers.
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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - Fire on Ste.Marie street
A nice renovation project almost ended abruptly when a fire almost destroyed a centennial house, next to St.Hyacinthe ambulance station.
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Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - Accident in St.Pie
St.Pie First Responders, St.Hyacinthe paramedics, and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded on Notre-Dame street for a collision involving two cars.
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Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - Police assistance in St-Pie
St.Pie firefighters and Granby paramedics were called for assistance to police during an operation on a camping ground.
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Monday, July 30, 2007 - Industrial fire in Ste.Sabine
A violent fire destroyed a good part of an industry in Ste.Sabine near Farnham in Monteregie. Fire departments of Farnham, Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, Bedford and St-Alexandre were distached this...
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Friday, July 27, 2007 - Cyclist hit in the Ste.Anne tunnel
St.Hyacinthe paramedics responded to the Ste.Anne tunnel for a cyclist hit by a car.
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Thursday, July 26, 2007 - Fire in a trailer transporting bread
A fire completely destroyed a trailer transporting bread. Plastic trays holding bread bags were an excellent fuel for the fire. Ste.Madeleine firefighters requested the help of the Mont.St.Hilaire...
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Thursday, July 26, 2007 - Commercial fire in St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil
A fire in a huge commercial building in St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil required a greater alarm in McMasterville as well as help requests to Beloeil. The hot and sunny day complicated operations, as...
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Monday, July 23, 2007 - 2nd alarm in a chicken farm
A fire required a 2nd alarm for St.Hyacinthe firefighters. The fire was quickly under control however.
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Sunday, July 22, 2007 - Quad Medic in Ste.Seraphine
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 Sport Quad...
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Sunday, July 22, 2007 - Small fire in a two-story appartment building
A suspicious fire involved the back of a two-story appartment building on Moreau street in St.Hyacinthe. The fire involved a small locker room in the exterior staircase, and did not enter the...
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Friday, July 20, 2007 - Minivan fire
A minivan was heavily damaged by a fire in a parking lot.
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Wednesday, July 18, 2007 - Freight trailer fire
A fire involved the back of a trailer on Highway 20 in the St-Simon exit (East-bound).
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Sunday, July 15, 2007 - Copper wires
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a call for a car fire in a remote field. Once on scene however, they met with people who were illegaly burning copper wires.
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Saturday, July 14, 2007 - Flip-over on Laframboise blvd
A car ended upside down after a collision in a busy intersection of the Laframboise blvd.
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Saturday, July 7, 2007 - Engine training
During my own Engine Operator training (NFPA course), I took a few photograph of important elements.
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Thursday, July 5, 2007 - Fire in a two-story building
A fire caused important damages to the basement and first floor of a two-story building on Notre-Dame street in St.Hyacinthe. Only one alarm was required to get things under control.
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Wednesday, July 4, 2007 - Rescue of a young women
Firefighters, paramedics and police officers responded on the Yamaska river shore underneath the train bridge to rescue a girl suffering from serious injuries after a fall of a few meters.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2007 - Breathing difficulty
St.Hyacinthe paramedics responded to the Ravenelle drug store on St.Louis street for a person having heavy breathing difficulties.
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Monday, July 2, 2007 - Car fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to the Ste.Anne tunnel for a car fire. A person was treated on site by an officer which is also paramedic for a nerveous shock.
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Sunday, July 1, 2007 - Extrication at the end of Road 4
For an unknown reason at this time, a man aboard a SUV continued his course beyond the end of Road 4, resulting in a violent crash in a ditch. St.Hyacinthe FD's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe...
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Sunday, July 1, 2007 - 15th provincial firefighters competition
The 15th provincial firefighters competition was held on June 29th to July 1st in Port-Cartier (North Coast, Quebec). Twenty-four teams competed against eachother for two days on courses built...
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Sunday, July 1, 2007 - Fire station 4 in Levis
While making a quick stop in Levis (coming back from the provincial firefighter competition in Port-Cartier), our team met a Levis F.D. ladder crew, which invited us to visit their fire station....
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Friday, June 29, 2007 - Cyclist Challenge of the «Fondation des pompiers du Québec pour les Grands Brûlés»
A group of 17 cyclists, among which were a few firefighters, completed the Cyclist Challenge of the «Fondation des pompiers du Québec pour les Grands Brûlés». The group left Montreal on June 25th...
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Wednesday, June 27, 2007 - Major fire in Beloeil
Beloeil firefighters were called at around 3:15 AM for a house balcony fire. When the first unit arrived to the scene, the fire was involving a good portion of the house. A 2nd alarm and a general...
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