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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Saturday, May 5, 2007 - Small fire in an appartment
A first alarm was requested for a fire in an appartement. Firefighters provided first aid to a person who sustained minor burns, which was later transported to the hospital by Saint-Hyacinthe...
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Saturday, May 5, 2007 - Haz-mat technicians training
Firefighters are trained for module #22 at the St.Hyacinthe RFTC.
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Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - Flip-over on Highway 20
Mont-Saint-Hilaire firefighters and St.Hyacinthe paramedics responded on Highway 20 for a flip-over.
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Monday, April 30, 2007 - Firefighter II HazMat practice
Hands-on training for a Firefighter II Haz-mat group.
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Sunday, April 29, 2007 - Major accident on Laurier East
A spectacular accident occured on Laurier blvd, requiring the coordinated intervention of multiple services. The involved driver lost control of his car after a first impact, and then collided...
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Saturday, April 28, 2007 - Pig house fire in St-Paul-d'Abbotsford
St-Paul-d'Abbotsford, Roxton Pond, St-Pie and Granby fire departments fought a pig house fire.
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Saturday, April 28, 2007 - House fire
A house on Avenue of the Source was destroyed by flames early morning. When firefighters arrived, the roof and the sector 2 wall were heavily involved.
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Friday, April 27, 2007 - Accident in St.Damase
Car accident in St-Damase.
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Sunday, April 22, 2007 - Fire on the corner of a large house
A fire started in an organic residue container (brown container) and affected the house. A neighbor was quick to intervene with a garden hose (while making sure it was safe to do so), thereby saving...
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Saturday, April 21, 2007 - Smoke visible on a building's roof
Neighbors called firefighters to notify that black smoke was coming out of an appartment building's roof. It was discovered that it was a simple dirty heating device that started.
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Saturday, April 21, 2007 - Flashover simulator
Firefighters (and the official photographer :) of the St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department received an exticiting new training exercise in a flashover simulator.
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Friday, April 20, 2007 - Collision on Morin street
Two cars collided at the intersection of Morin street and St.Jacques street. Two ambulances were necessary to transport victims to the St.Hyacinthe hospital.
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Thursday, April 19, 2007 - Residential fire in St.Pie
A fire caused major damages to a home in St.Pie. The situation remained 10-09 for a long time because of the size of the fire on the second floor. A fire had a minor heat stroke, but recovered...
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Thursday, April 19, 2007 - Fire in a storage room
A fire caused minor damages to a storage room.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2007 - A car driver has a medical problem
A driver had a minor car accident after having had a medical problem. He was rescued by St.Hyacinthe paramedics, Sûreté du Québec police officers and citizens.
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Monday, April 16, 2007 - Fatal fire in Mont-Saint-Hilaire
A violent fire destroyed a home on Montagne Road in Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Two people managed to get out just in time through the 2nd story windows, but a third one failed to escape in time and died.
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Saturday, April 14, 2007 - Motorcycle accident in St.Hugues
A motorcycle driver lost control of his vehicle on Bord-De-L'Eau East in St.Hugues. The victim was transported to the St.Hyacinthe hospital to treat his injuries.
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Friday, April 13, 2007 - Maple grove fire
St.Louis firefighters responded to a maple grove on Barreau road as a fire was working on the roof. The intervention was particularly difficult, as the path leading to the building was almost...
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Thursday, April 12, 2007 - Chemney fire on Mondor street
Firefighters responded to a chemney fire on Mondor street. Verifications were howerver negative.
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Wednesday, April 11, 2007 - Accident at the corner of Choquette and Morin
St.Hyacinthe paramedics requested the city's fire department at the corner of Choquette and Morin for a possible extrication. Once on scene however, the extraction did not require extrication.
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Monday, April 9, 2007 - Car fire at the Auctions
St.Hyacinthe firefitghters responded at the Farm Auctions on Martineau street for a car fire.
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Thursday, April 5, 2007 - Fire in a laundry
A small fire in a laundry on Concorde street in St.Hyacinthe required one alarm.
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Friday, March 30, 2007 - Graduation ceremony at the RFTC
St.Hyacinthe Regional Firefighter Training Center and the Quebec National Firefighters School handed out more than a hundred Firefighter I and Haz-Mat Awareness certificates to RFTC students during a...
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Thursday, March 29, 2007 - Farm fire in St.Pie
St.Pie and neighboring fire departments battled a farm fire. Unfortunately, this type of building being especially vulnerable to fires, it quickly collapsed and burned.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2007 - Kitchen fire on Cascades street
Firefighters' quick response helped avoid the worse as a kitchen fire was threatening a large residential building downtown St.Hyacinthe. Paramedics had to transport a women to the hospital for a...
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Saturday, March 24, 2007 - St.Liboire Fire Department
St.Liboire's fire department organized a large dinner to raise funds. It was also a great time to congratulate a firefighter, a chief and the director for 21, 23 and 30 years of service
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Tuesday, March 20, 2007 - Road accidents in St-Pie
A few drivers had quite a surprise, after having traveled on a long beautiful dry pavement, ended up on a very slippery section between St.Pie and St.Hyacinthe. St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du...
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Friday, March 16, 2007 - Appartment fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a residential building fire. The fire was under control very quickly.
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Thursday, March 15, 2007 - Collision on St-Pierre W.
St.Hyacinthe Fire Department's extrication unit responded with St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers to a collision involving three vehicles on St-Pierre West street.
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Sunday, March 11, 2007 - Commercial fire in Granby
A fire caused heavy dammage to a commercial building in Granby. Firefighters avoided the worse however by preventing the fire from reaching other attached buildings.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - Second accident in St-Thomas-d'Aquin
St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit has been called for a second time of the day on route 235 in the St.Thomas.d'Aquin sector for a collision involving two cars.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - Flipover in St.Thomas.d'Aquin
Saint-Hyacinthe F.D.'s extrication unit was dispatched to route 235 in the St.Thomas.d'Aquin sector for a flipover. No extrication was necessary, but firefighters gave first aid to victims while...
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