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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Friday, March 3, 2006 - Visible smoke in a building
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire department is called in an appartment building at the corner of Mondor and Calixa-Lavallée streets for a light smoke visible inside. After long minutes of research, one of...
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Friday, March 3, 2006 - Car fire
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters put out a fire in a car downtown.
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Wednesday, March 1, 2006 - House fire in St-Hugues
St-Hugues firefighters confronted a house fire on Notre-Dame street. The first unit on scene reported the house was fully involved. St-Hugues firefighters were helped by their collegues from...
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Wednesday, March 1, 2006 - Accident on highway 20
A road exit could have been much worse on highway 20 near St-Liboire. A car traveling toward Montreal crossed the center area completely, crossed the opposite lanes, and ended up in a...
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Tuesday, February 28, 2006 - Gaz leak
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters were dispatched to a restaurant on Laframboise blvd for a gaz odor. Once on scene, firefighters detected an abnormal carbon monoxyde concentration. A 10-34 was rushed...
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Thursday, February 23, 2006 - Extrication in St-Pie
A known figure in the quebec show business had a severe accident on route 235 between St-Pie and St-Paul-d'Abbotsford. St-Pïe firefighters and Saint-Hyacinthe's extrication team freed the victim,...
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Thursday, February 23, 2006 - House fire on St-Louis street
A violent fire completely destroyed a house on St-Louis street in Saint-Hyacinthe. The body of a man was unfortunately discovered in the rubbles.
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Sunday, February 19, 2006 - House in St-Dominique
St-Dominique firefighters had a pretty exhausting weekend when a chemney fire spread to the roof of a large house on 7e Rang, only twelve hours after the start of a major fire in a garage on Main...
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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - Garage fire in St-Dominique
A major fire completely destroyed a large heavy mechanics garage on Main street in St-Dominique. Many neighboring towns and cities were called to help.
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Sunday, February 12, 2006 - St-Valerien Firefighter's Breakfast
St-Valerien firefighters organized a grand breakfast for a few hundred members of their community as a fund raising event. Firefighters from neighboring towns also came to visit and encourage their...
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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - Vehicle fire at Staples
Saint-Hyacinthe's 205 unit went to the Staples parking lot for a vehicle fire. Thanks to their very short response time, firefighters had just enough time to extract from the truck important...
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Thursday, February 9, 2006 - Commercial building fire
A fire could have caused much more damage to a store on Rang St-Simon in Ste-Madeleine. Thankfully, a security firm specialized in filling up fire extinguishers was right in front of the store....
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Thursday, February 9, 2006 - Extrication in Ste-Madeleine
Early Thursday morning, two cars collided on Rang St-Simon in Ste-Madeleine. St-Hilaire's extrication team was called to rescue the drivers. Victims were rushed to the Honoré-Mercier Central...
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Saturday, February 4, 2006 - Kitchen fire
A fire began in a fire of a large centenial house divided into appartments on Girouard st. in Saint-Hyacinthe. Since the fire departement had responded to another call some twenty minutes earlier, a...
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Saturday, February 4, 2006 - Accident on Casavant blvd
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a call for liquids spill following a traffic accident. Arrived on scene however, they instead assisted paramedics to stabilize and evacuate the victimes,...
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Saturday, February 4, 2006 - Collision on Grand Rang rd
A car and a pick-up truck with a trailer collided on Grand Rang rd near the Serres. Firefighters assisted paramedics to get the victimes out of the car.
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Saturday, February 4, 2006 - Deadly accident car-pedestrian
A couple in the fourthies was hit by a car in Saint-Hyacinthe. The man trapped under the vehicle unfortunately died. Firefighters had to apply special techniques to stabilize the vehicle while...
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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - House fire
A fire caused major damages to a house on Tellier street in Saint-Hyacinthe. A first alarm was enough to stop the fire.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 - Major fire in Ste-Julie
A major fire destroyed a few stores in a commercial building on Chemin du Fer-À-Cheval in Ste-Julie.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 - House fire in Beloeil
A fire caused heavy damage to a house in Beloeil. Mont-Saint-Hilaire firefighters were called to help, and the APAM for support.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 - Car fire
Saint-Hyacinthe's 205 engine went to Highway 20's Rue Yamaska exit for a car in flammes.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2006 - Smoke smelll in the Desjardins building
Saint-Hyacinthe's FD responded to a call for a smell of smoke at the Desjardins Caisse Federation.
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Sunday, January 29, 2006 - Fire in a elders house
A simple call for a fire alarm activated was transformed into a recall of all three fire stations of Saint-Hyacinthe after discovering a small fire in a kitchen on the 2nd floor. Firefighters...
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Saturday, January 28, 2006 - 5-alarm fire in Montreal
A 5-alarm fire completely destroyed a 3-story building on Park avenue in Montreal. Many 911 calls were received after a powerful explosion shattered windows, even damaging building on the other side...
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Saturday, January 28, 2006 - Physical evaluation of candidates
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Department conducted physical condition evaluations for new candidates applying for a firefighter position.
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Friday, January 27, 2006 - Collision on Dessaules st.
A minivan and a taxi collided on blvd Dessaules near Bourdages.
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Thursday, January 26, 2006 - Funeral of Cpt. Marcel Marleau, Montreal F.D.
Firefighters from everywhere came to show their respect to Captain Marcel Marleau of the Montreal Fire Department, who died on duty on January 21st 2006 in a 5th-alarm fire. Civic funeral was held...
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Wednesday, January 25, 2006 - Cogeco documentary
The director of Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Department, M. Courtemanche, participated in a news report made by TV Cogeco on major fires in the history of the city.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - Prevention in a kindergarden
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention division met with a group of educators in the Coquelicot kindergarden. On the program: revising evacuation procedures, giving out usual prevention tips, answering...
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Sunday, January 22, 2006 - Large shed fire in Roxton Pond
Roxton Pond and Roxton Falls firefighters did an extraordinary protection job by avoiding any dammage to a large house located only two meters away from a burning garage.
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Saturday, January 21, 2006 - Death of a firefighter on duty in Montreal
Firefighters of the Fire department of the City of Saint-Hyacinthe send their sincere condolences and sympathies to the family, friends and collegues of Cpt. Marcel Marleau of the Montreal Fire...
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Saturday, January 21, 2006 - Fire station 1 visit
Firefighters in station 1 in Saint-Hyacinthe received young visitors to tour the fire trucks and various equipement pieces.
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