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, November 10, 2005 - Product presentation at the CFR
Saint-Hyacinthe's Training Center welcomed officers from various regions to attend a presentation of specialized products by GRACE Industries.
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Thursday, November 10, 2005 - Prevention in a kindergarden
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Prevention Division met with kids from a kindergarden in the St-Thomas sector to talk about fire prevention.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2005 - Collision on the highway
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Department received a call for an extrication on highway 20 between Downtown and Girouard exists. The car involved managed to get out of the gutter and go on to the next exit.
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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - Lady Farmers Circle
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Prevention Service met with the Lady Farmers Circle to cover various prevention topics.
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Monday, November 7, 2005 - Starting fire
A small fire in recyclable paper causes some minor damage to a garage linked to a residential building.
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Sunday, November 6, 2005 - Truck on route 137
A semi truck jumped out of road 137 between Saint-Hyacinthe and St-Dominique. The 205 and 501 were dispatched to secure the scene and ensure that there were no leaks.
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Friday, November 4, 2005 - Collision on Laurier East
Collision between a 4x4 and a car, without extrication. The 901 took the call.
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Friday, November 4, 2005 - Critical work accident in St-Pie
The hand of a man working on a machine that breaks grain accidentally enters the machine. St-Pie's F.R. unit, St-Hyacinthe's extrication team and St-Pie's fire department took the call.
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Monday, October 31, 2005 - Halloween patrol
In St-Hyacinthe, a patrol network has been organized jointly by different services to insure the safety of kids on Halloween night. The operation united the following services: Saint-Hyacinthe...
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Monday, October 31, 2005 - Small barn fire
A small barn sheltering rabits and chicken was destroyed by flammes in St-Barnabe. The St-Barnabe Fire Department took the call, inaugurating by the same token its brand new 260 pump truck.
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Friday, October 28, 2005 - Violent collision in St-Pie
A three-vehicule accident caused a violent head-on collision on route 235 in St-Pie. The first response service and the St-Pie fire department took the call.
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Friday, October 28, 2005 - Haz-Mat Hockey!
How to combine useful and fun! Saint-Hyacinthe Firefighting Training Center organized a very special hockey match: our firefighters were competing with eachother wearing a complete code-B haz-mat...
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Thursday, October 27, 2005 - Rescue in a vehicule
The rescue unit of St-Hyacinthe's Fire Department was called on Grand Rang St-François to evacuate the driver of a vehicule after an unexpected road exit. The victim being unconscious, rescue...
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Thursday, October 27, 2005 - Police assistance
The 205 went to the site of a horrible murder in Saint-Hyacinthe, to assist police investigators so they could access the roof of the building next to the scene. The victim, according to...
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Tuesday, October 25, 2005 - Chemney fire
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters were called on Bazinet street for a chemney fire. The chemney was obstructed by debris, which caused smoke to come back into the house.
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Sunday, October 23, 2005 - Chemney fire
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters went on Haut-Salvail road at La Présentation for a chemney fire. Thanksfully, there was little damange.
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Monday, October 17, 2005 - Flooding in a basement
Flooding of a few inches of water in a basement. The 501 and 203 covered this call.
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Monday, October 17, 2005 - Inside gaz leak
A gaz leak inside an industrial building created some worries for a few moments. The situation was however resolved very rapidly by St-Hyacinthe firefighters.
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Thursday, October 13, 2005 - Extrication on Choquette
The 901 and 205 responded to an extrication call at the intersection of Choquette and Morin in Saint-Hyacinthe. Many 10-35 and 10-34 were required on scene due to heavy traffic and the number of...
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Thursday, October 13, 2005 - Fire in St-Jude
A fire caused major damages to a house in St-Jude. Thanks to the very rapid intervention of St-Jude firefighters, the fire didn't get a change to attack the whole structure.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2005 - Cogeco interview
Firefighters of Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Department participated in an interview-documentary on the human aspect of firefighting.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2005 - Prevention at the mall
During the fire prevention week, the Fire Prevention Service of Saint-Hyacinthe holds an information booth at the shopping mall.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2005 - Haz-Mat operation
Haz-mat operation at the Hotel-Dieu in Saint-Hyacinthe, when a strong unidentified odor is perceived in a wing of the hospital. The wing is completely evacuated and the haz-mat team proceeds with a...
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Monday, October 10, 2005 - Garage fire
A call first received as house fire, then modified for a barn fire, is finally confirmed as a garage fire. The fire was however quite large since the smoke column was visible many kilometers away...
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Saturday, October 8, 2005 - Prevention at Canadian Tire
St-Hyacinthe's Fire Prevention Service animated an information booth at the local Canadian Tire for the fire prevention week.
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Thursday, October 6, 2005 - Fire alarm at Antoine-Girouard college
St-Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Antoine-Girouard college. The intervention allowed firefighters to see the school's readyness level in the case of a fire. Alarm triggered...
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Monday, October 3, 2005 - Blood donation clinic
St-Hyacinthe firefighters were participating volontarily at the annual blood donation clinic of Hema-Quebec. The fire prevention service was also present to sensitize people to daily fire hazards.
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Thursday, September 29, 2005 - Violent winds
Particularly violent winds caused damages to the roof of an appartment building in Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Thursday, September 22, 2005 - 5th alarm for a drug store
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire departement had to mobilize all its resources and make numerous help calls to fight a violent blaze that completely destroyed a building hosting a drug store and a few...
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Thursday, September 22, 2005 - Maple sirup factory fire
St-Pie's Fire Department receives a call for visible smoke and flammes at the end of a corn field. Arriving on scene, the first unit reports a major maple sirup factory fire.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2005 - Oil spill
A leak in restaurant oil container required the intervention of Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters.
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Sunday, September 18, 2005 - Rougemont's FD
Rougemont's fire department was participating to a day of apple picking on invitation only organized by Lassonde enterprises.
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