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, January 4, 2007 - Explosion in a residential building
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters sounded a first alarm while a fire was startingin a residential building that sustained a powerful explosion a bit earlier. The deflagration caused major damage to the...
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Wednesday, January 3, 2007 - Fire in an appartment building
St.Hyacinthe firefighters quickly controlled a fire in an appartment at sector 1-A 2nd story.
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Wednesday, January 3, 2007 - Chimney fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters were called for a chimney fire. It didn't take long after the 10-17 for code 10-22 to heard.
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Sunday, December 31, 2006 - Car vs Pole
A young driver was rescued by St.Hyacinthe FD's extrication unit, Beloeil paramedics, an off-duty St.Hyacinthe paramedic, and Sûreté du Québec police officers.
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Friday, December 29, 2006 - Residential fire
A residential house on Road 5 disappeared in smoke while its owners were away. Firefighters sounded a 2nd alarm to get enough help for the operations. At some point, the chief officer called a...
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Thursday, December 28, 2006 - 10-12 on Ste-Anne
St.Hyacinthe firefighters quickly controlled a fire in an appartment on Ste.Anne street.
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Tuesday, December 26, 2006 - Road accident in St.Pie
St.Pie firefighters and first responders, St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and the Sûreté du Québec have been dispatched to a road accident involving only one car.
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Friday, December 22, 2006 - Désincarcération sur l'autoroute 20
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters extricated a car driver after a collision on highway 20 near St.Hyacinthe downtown. Two ambulances were required to transport injured victims to the hospital.
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Thursday, December 21, 2006 - Accident in St-Pie
A collision at the intersection of Road 235 and St-Dominique street in St-Pie required the intervention of St.Pie First Responders, St.Hyacinthe paramedics, and Sûreté du Québec police officers.
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Thursday, December 21, 2006 - Complex extrication in St.Marcel
A complex extrication operation happened on route 239 near Ste.Julie Road in St.Marcel. Since the car was flipped on its roof and that it presented risks of multi-directional sliding during...
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Monday, December 18, 2006 - Accident in St-Simon
St.Simon firefighters, St.Hyacinthe F.D.'s extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics, and Sûreté du Québec police officers converged toward the intersection of Charlotte road and Road 4 East in...
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Sunday, December 17, 2006 - St.Hyacinthe City Firefighters Christmas party
St.Hyacinthe City Firefighters and their families gathered on December 17th for the annual Firefighters Christmas Party.
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Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - Container fire at a school
Firefighters responded to a garbage container fire.
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 - Smoke on Cascades st.
«Apparent smoke»: mention this to a 9-1-1 service, indicate that you are in an old three-story commercial building, and in a few minutes you will get a free visit from countless firefighters,...
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Friday, December 8, 2006 - Hockey game between City workers and Firefighters
Saint-Hyacinthe city workers and firefighters faced each other in a friendly match of hockey at the L.P. Gaucher Hockey Center.
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Friday, December 8, 2006 - Minivan vs Cement truck
St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit responded at the corner of Laframboise and Martineau blvds for a collision between a minivan and a cement truck which fell on its side. No extrication was necessary...
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Wednesday, December 6, 2006 - Flip over on Casavant E.
A driver lost control of his car and ended up on the roof at the intersection of Casavant E. blvd and Grandes Orgues street. An extrication operation was required to extract the victim from the...
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Monday, December 4, 2006 - Commercial fire in St-Pie
St.Pie firefighters responded in force to a call for a commercial fire, allowing them to corner the fire to a small part of the building.
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Saturday, December 2, 2006 - Live burn in Beloeil
Beloeil's F.D. organized a live burn practice in an abandoned house near Highway 20. Firefighters experienced nearly ten fires, up to the last one which was voluntarily left uncontrolled.
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Friday, December 1, 2006 - Tragic accident in St-Jean-Baptiste
A terrible accident resulted in the loss of life of two drivers on Road 227 between Ste-Jean-Baptiste and Ste-Madeleine, while the pavement was extremely slippery because of icy conditions.
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Thursday, November 30, 2006 - Deadly collision in Roxton Pond
A deadly collision occured on Road 139 in Roxton Pond.
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Saturday, November 25, 2006 - 5th alarm in an industry
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department had to trigger five alarms to terminate a fire that started in a large industry.
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Tuesday, November 21, 2006 - Flip over in St.Pie
St.Pie firefighters and first responders, St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers converged toward the St.Ours road in St.Pie where a vehicle hit...
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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - Incident with multiple vehicles
The St.Hyacinthe FD Extrication Unit was dispatched to Highway 20 Westbound for a car accident. Arrived on scene, firefighters had to deal with multiple accidents and immediately scattered their...
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Monday, November 13, 2006 - 2nd alarm on St-Joseph st.
Thanks to firefighters quick response, damages were relatively light to a residential and commercial building on St.Joseph street in St.Hyacinthe. Two alarms were required to get enough manpower to...
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Thursday, November 9, 2006 - Truck on its side on Martineau st.
Firefighters are dispatched to the scene of an accident involving a truck which fell on its side.
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Thursday, November 2, 2006 - Firefighter I practice
Firefighter I students practice search and rescue operations in a training house.
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Tuesday, October 31, 2006 - Collision with a Via Rail train
A female driver had the chance of her life when she got out practicaly intact from a collision with a Via Rail train traveling at near 70 Kph. The car got hooked by a lever mechanism at the front of...
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Sunday, October 29, 2006 - 5th alarm on Cascades
5th alarm on Cascades street.
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Friday, October 27, 2006 - Major fire in an abandoned convent
A fire of rare intensity completely destroyed an old convent in Massueville. Firefighters battled the fire for many hours, making sure it didn't reach the church a few dozen meters away from the...
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Friday, October 27, 2006 - Visible smoke at the CIAQ
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department deployed many units at the CIAQ on Sicotte street after a 911 call mentionned visible smoke in a storage area. A portable heater was the source of the light...
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Thursday, October 26, 2006 - Evacuation exercises in St-Hugues
St.Hugues's FD organizes an evacuation exercise in a kindergarden, and one in at the elementary school.
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