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, June 27, 2007 - Car fire on Highway 20
St.Hyacinthe FD's 204 and 601 responded on Highway 20 at km #124 for a car fire.
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Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - Fire at the city garage
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded at the city garage for a fire in a utility room.
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Saturday, June 23, 2007 - Accident in St.Hugues
Two cars collided at the intersection of the 4th Road and Chemin du Moulin in St.Hugues. St.Hugues firefighters, St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police...
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Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - Natural gas leak on St-Pierre st.
St.Hyacinthe firefighters were called on St.Pierre street after construction workers broke a 4-inch natural gas pipe. The haz-mat team was deployed and a haz-mat command post was quickly activated....
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Monday, June 18, 2007 - Accident at the Vet School
Probably due to a mechanical fault, a horse elevation device collapsed on a woman at the Veterinary Faculty. when firefighters arrived, the victim had already been freed by co-workers, among which...
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Sunday, June 17, 2007 - Major water shortage in Monteregie
A major electrical problem at the Vallée-du-Richelieu Inter-city Water Management caused an critical shortage of water for multiple cities. Firefighters are particularly involved during this crisis...
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Saturday, June 16, 2007 - CPR course for firefighters
To complete the Firefighter I training program, students must be certified in cardiopulmonary rescuscitation. Many students therefore attended a CPR training given by Réanimation Sauve-Vie...
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Saturday, June 16, 2007 - Call for a river rescue
Firefighters, paramedics and police officers were dispatched to the dam on the Yamaska river in St.Hyacinthe for a child stranded on rocks. The call was however unfounded, and the caller was met by...
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Friday, June 15, 2007 - Emergency team at the Granby Autodrome
Fire and medical teams at the Granby Autodrome provided on-site safety for drivers and the public during these weekly races. This week, the Vision Challenge 2007 special race to profit the Mira...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - Field fire on the highway
St.Hyacinthe FD's 205, 601 and 1101 responded to a grass fire on highway 20.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - Natural gaz leak
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters responded to the Pizza Hut restaurant for a natural gas leak (NIP 1971, density 0.6). Firefighters provided fire protection and, assisted by police officers, setup the...
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Saturday, June 9, 2007 - Extrication in St.Jean.Baptiste
Two cars had a head-on collision on Benoit road near Cordon Road. St.Hyacinthe Fire Departement's extrication team was needed, as well as the services from St.Damase and St.Jean.Baptiste Fire...
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Thursday, June 7, 2007 - Accident in St.Dominique
A collision occured on route 137 in St.Dominique. Firefighters, paramedics and police officers responded to this call.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2007 - Firefighter I drill
Firefighter I students complete an endurance drill with SCBA.
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Sunday, June 3, 2007 - Open Doors at the SHFD
The St.Hyacinthe Fire Department opened its doors to the public in all three fire stations. Citizens were invited to visit the stations, get more familiar with the equipment used by firefighters and...
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Friday, June 1, 2007 - Violent collision between two trucks
Two 45-foot trucks collided on highway 20 at the 133 exit in St.Hyacinthe. A first truck driving toward Montreal crossed the center section and hit another truck which was driving toward Quebec...
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Wednesday, May 30, 2007 - Search and rescue drill
St.Hyacinthe firefighters attend a search and rescue drill.
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Monday, May 28, 2007 - Moto accident on Johnson st.
St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded on Johnson street for an accident involving a motorcycle.
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Friday, May 25, 2007 - Emergency team at the Granby Autodrome
The faithful rescue team (medical and fire) of the Granby Autodrome was on site Friday evening to protect pilots and the public. No major intervention on the track that night, but one fuel fire...
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Thursday, May 24, 2007 - Major accident in St-Damase
A driver was seriously injured after his car hit and broke an electrical pole. A fire ignited in the car after impact.
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Thursday, May 24, 2007 - Garbage fire in La Presentation
A fire in a pile of debris reached grass and then a good quantity of tires behind a garage in La Presentation. Due to the initial size of the fire, tankers from neighboring cities were called in.
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Monday, May 21, 2007 - Moto accident
A motorcycle driver lost control of his vehicle and had a major accident.
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Sunday, May 20, 2007 - Multi-city drill in St.Hugues
St.Hugues Fire Department organized a large drill in collaboration with neighboring departments. The drill targeted a building with a particularly large risk.
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Saturday, May 19, 2007 - Confined Space Rescue in St.Denis
St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's Confined Space Rescue Team was called at St.Denis to rescue a man who fell near the river. The person was transported to the hospital by St.Hyacinthe paramedics.
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Thursday, May 17, 2007 - Corn truck accident
A truck transporting corn was involved in a spectacular accident on Route 137 between St.Hyacinthe and St.Dominique. The driver apparently fell asleep, steering the truck toward the ditch, breaking...
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Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 10-15 and 10-12 in Montreal
While Montreal firefighters were finishing up operations on a 5th alarm, a 2-alarm fire started a few blocks away. A major paramedical support was required to help evacuated elders.
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Friday, May 11, 2007 - Locomotive fire
Following a mechanical problem, a fire ignited in a moving CN locomotive. When firefighters arrived, the fire was already out.
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Thursday, May 10, 2007 - Prevention at the Professional School
Lieutenant Michel Guimond, in collaboration with St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's Prevention Division, met with a group of students to give them useful safety tips in link with their future line of...
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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 - Firefighters at the McHappy Day
St.Hyacinthe firefighters helped out at the 2007 McHappy Day, and event which allowed St.Hyacinthe's McDonald restaurant to gather nearly 575$ in just 90 minutes. In total, $3.4 million have been...
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Sunday, May 6, 2007 - Cars fire in St.Jude
St.Jude firefighters responded in a forest for a fire involving multiple cars.
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Sunday, May 6, 2007 - Haz-mat decontamination training
During module 22 training, firefighters practice decontamination operations.
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Saturday, May 5, 2007 - Accident on Highway 20
A flip-over on Highway 20 near Ste-Madeleine involved St.Hyacinthe City's firefighters and extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics, Sûreté du Québec police officers, and good citizens.
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