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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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - FireFighter I course
Firefighter I promotion 11 students of the St.Hyacinthe Regional Firefighting Training Center go through a small endurance course during their first day of using an SCBA.
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Saturday, July 15, 2006 - Extrications
After a very violent head-to-head collision between two cars, St.Hyacinthe's two extrication units, St.Barnabe.Sud firefighters, three ambulances, as well as many paramedics and police officers...
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Saturday, July 15, 2006 - Small container fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters went the the industrial zone of the St.Thomas sector to extinguish a container fire.
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Monday, July 10, 2006 - Cyclist hit in St.Hyacinthe
Within the same hour as the multi-car accident on Laframboise blvd, firefighters are once again called for a traffic accident, this time involving a cyclist. The 205 and 901 rushed to the site to...
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Monday, July 10, 2006 - Multi-car accident
A collision involving multiple cars on Laframboise blvd in the St.Thomas sector required the intervention of three ambulances, firefighters and police officers.
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Sunday, July 9, 2006 - Local community activity in Levis
Levis City firefighters were present this weekend at a local community activity on their territory. The population was able to visit an engine and a ladder truck, as well as discuss with on-duty...
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Friday, July 7, 2006 - Emergency units at Granby racing
As usual, firefighters and paramedics of Autodrome Granby supervise the safety of pilots when racing.
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Friday, July 7, 2006 - Car fire on Highway 20
A car ignited on Highway 20 westbound at the Girouard exit. The on-duty team responded with engine 205 to extinguish the blaze.
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Thursday, July 6, 2006 - Accident corner Bourdages and Girouard
Saint-Hyacinthe paramedics responded to a priority-1 call for a multi-injury collision at the corner of Bourdages and Girouard. At their arrival, paramedics stabilized and evaluated the victimes,...
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Thursday, July 6, 2006 - Truck fire
A regular visitor of FireLens.com didn't expect to make the front page with his own truck... but the thick smoke rising in the sky was a sure garantee that a fire photographer would get to the scene...
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Wednesday, July 5, 2006 - Flip over on Laframboise blvd
A car flipped over after colliding with a Jeep on Laframboise blvd in St.Hyacinthe.
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Wednesday, July 5, 2006 - Oxygen masks for animals
St.Hyacinthe's Fire Department becomes the fourth city in Quebec to be equiped with oxygen masks for cats and dogs.
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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 14th provincial firefighters competition
The 14th provincial firefighters competition was held on June 30th to July 2nd in Papineauville, Outaouais. More than thirty teams competed against eachother for two days on courses built especially...
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Friday, June 30, 2006 - Deadly collision involving a train
A train hit a truck in Ste.Madeleine early Friday morning. The intervention involved St.Hyacinthe's extrication team and firefighters, Ste.Madeleine firefighters, St.Hyacinthe paramedics, police...
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Thursday, June 29, 2006 - Diesel spill caused by an accident
A car hit the diesel tank of a delivery truck. St.Hyacinthe firefighters were called to the scene because of the major fuel leak.
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Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - Residential fire in St.Valerien
St.Valerien firefighters quickly controlled a fire that was growing in a house on Main street.
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Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - Accident in St.Pie
St.Pie firefighters responded to a call for a car collision with a tree.
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Sunday, June 25, 2006 - Ammonia leak
An ammonia leak in Ste.Cecile.de.Milton required the intervention of many emergency services and the evacuation of a few residents.
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Saturday, June 24, 2006 - Tragic accident in Rougemont
A women was killed Saturday around noon in Rougemont when a car left its lane on route 112 and hit a group of motorcycles in the opposite direction. The women had no chance and died instantly. Rou...
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Friday, June 23, 2006 - Granby races
The fire protection team and the race medical team intervene during auto racing at the Granby autodrome. An evening with lots of action for spectators, pilots, towing crews, AND emergency personel!
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Thursday, June 22, 2006 - Car fire on St.Pierre st.
A driver barely had time to stop his car far from the traffic before it ignited. Truck 204 responded to the call.
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Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - Accident in Ste.Madeleine
The Ste.Madeleine Fire Department was called for a car fire following a collision on a road next the Highway 20.
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Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - Graduation of our firefighters at the DEP
Dozens of students and firefighters received their official DEP certificate tonight, during a grand ceremony organized by IPIQ in Laval.
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Sunday, June 18, 2006 - Fire on the river shore
For a 2nd day in a row, firefighters were called on the river shore for a fire.
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Sunday, June 18, 2006 - 3rd alarm in the Douville sector
A 3rd alarm was required to fight a residential fire in Douville. St. Hyacinthe firefighters had to confront the day's extreme temperature in addition to the fire itself, which made the task much...
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Sunday, June 18, 2006 - Container fire
Container fire at the back of a restaurant near Highway 20 in St.Hyacinthe. At first glance, it seems that glass that was thrown in the container earlier in the day could have caused the fire.
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Sunday, June 18, 2006 - Vegetable oil spill
Firefighters were called in the back alley of a restaurant for a vegetable oil spill. At their arrival, a container was completely empty.
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Saturday, June 17, 2006 - Fire on the river shore
Firefighters were called on the Yamaska river shore for fire of unknown origin. Arrived on scene, firefighters discovered a rocky fire place where wood was still burning.
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Saturday, June 17, 2006 - A small boy and a tractor
A very couragous small boy had a difficult experience when a piece of metal on a lawn tractor pierced his foot and kept him stuck for some time. St. Hyacinthe's extrication unit, paramedics and...
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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - Sprinklers save the building
Consequences could have been much worse in an elderly people house if automatic sprinklers had not triggered to extinguish a fire that was quickly growing in a room.
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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - Small fire in a car
St.Hyacinthe firefighters were called in the Ste.Rosalie sector for a car fire.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2006 - Nautical rescue training
A few St.Hyacinthe firefighters had their thematic training on nautical rescue.
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