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, September 17, 2005 - Garage fire
A small fire starts in a garage on Laurier W. blvd in Douville. The 205 takes the call. Because the CFR is giving training sessions nearby, the 101 and 103 are able to get to the site early and...
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Saturday, September 17, 2005 - «New residents» activity
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention service was participating in a half-day welcoming event for new residents.
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Friday, September 16, 2005 - Head-on collision
Last call of a very busy day, St-Hyacinthe firefighters perform an extrication following a head-on collision.
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Friday, September 16, 2005 - House fire
The St-Hyacinthe FD receives a call for an abandonned house fire at the corner of Martineau and Laframboise. A 2nd alarm is immediately called for because a good part of the team is already...
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Friday, September 16, 2005 - Minor collision
St-Hyacinthe FD's 204 engine is called on the scene of an accident without injury to neutralize potential fire hazards.
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Friday, September 16, 2005 - Truck fire
A truck ignites on Highway 20 East between Saint-Hyacinthe (downtown) and Ste-Rosalie.
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Friday, September 16, 2005 - Grain tower fire
A fire starts in a grain tower. Firefighters have to work for hours to evacuate the tower's content safely.
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Wednesday, September 14, 2005 - Minor accident
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters respond to a call for a collision implicating two cars.
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Wednesday, September 14, 2005 - Barn fire
A major fire completely destroyed a barn in Ste-Cécile-de-Milton. Fire departments of the region were mobilized to get control of the fire.
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Monday, September 12, 2005 - Smoking item
A cigarette causes a small fire in an appartment. Thanks to the fast response of Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters, the fire was rapidly controlled.
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Monday, September 12, 2005 - Bomb threat
Dispatch received a bomb threat call for the Flee Market on Martineau st. St-Hyacinthe's FD instantly deployed a large response brigade outside the perimeter.
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Sunday, September 11, 2005 - Chemney fire
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters responded to a call for a chemney fire. Thankfully, the incident made no damage.
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Sunday, September 11, 2005 - Paramedics assistance
Saint-Hyacinthe FD's 205 went on Fontaine street to help an elder person in respiratory difficulties.
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Friday, September 9, 2005 - Collision without extrication
In Saint-Hyacinthe, a car hits a SUV with violence, throwing the latter on its side. The 901 is sent on scene according to the initial 10-32 protocol.
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Thursday, September 8, 2005 - Subterrain electrical cable
While installing fence poles, workers pierce through an underground electrical wire, causing a shortcircuit and creating a few flammes.
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Wednesday, September 7, 2005 - Fire in a appartment building
A fire in a storage space could have had disastrous consequences on a very large apartment complex in Saint-Hyacinthe. Thankfully, St-Hyacinthe's Fire Department were able to control the flammes...
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Wednesday, September 7, 2005 - Farm equipment fire
A fire caused substential damage to a tractor at La Présentation. Saint-Hyacinthe FD's 206 and 601 answered the call.
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Wednesday, September 7, 2005 - Accidental road exit
A kid had a good scare and a few minor injuries after loosing control of his car and ending upside down in the ditch.
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Sunday, September 4, 2005 - Risky fire at Med Pizza
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters had to put out very quickly a small fire in a tight space between the Med Pizza restaurant and an appartment building.
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Thursday, September 1, 2005 - Prevention for elderly people
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention service meets a group of elderly people.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2005 - Extrication
After a violent head-on collision, a car ends up in a ditch filled with water. St-Hyacinthe firefighters are called to extricate the badly injured victim.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2005 - Flooding in St-Hyacinthe
After having received nearly 100 mm of rain in a few hours, the city of St-Hyacinthe must now cope with many cases of flooding. St-Hyacinthe's Fire Department sets up an emergency control center...
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Saturday, August 27, 2005 - Electrical wires on Rt 137
Electrical wires severed by farm machinery causes a small fire on the side of route 137 and disrupts traffic. St-Dominique's fire departement is called to secure the scene.
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Friday, August 26, 2005 - Truck fire
A fire ignites in a truck after touching medium-voltage electricity wires. The driver is sent to the hospital as a precaution.
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Friday, August 26, 2005 - Minor accident
An accident without injury required firefighters on scene to secure the area and neutralize fire hazards.
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Friday, August 19, 2005 - Major fire in Beleil
A major fire destroyed a part of a commercial building in Beloeil. Many neighboring cities were called to help, even as far as St-Hyacinthe!
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Friday, August 19, 2005 - Fireworks
Kids play light up fireworks and put them in cars and trash cans. Unfortunately for them, the Sûreté du Québec now has a good eye on them.
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Friday, August 19, 2005 - Oil spill
A truck spilled a large quantity of oil in the streets of Saint-Hyacinthe. Firefighters neutralized the substance and the city's maintenance workers spent the afternoon cleaning everything up.
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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - Accident on Route 137
A car hit by a truck left the road and ended upside down in the ditch. St-Hyacinthe's Fire Department did the extrication.
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Sunday, August 14, 2005 - 65th anniversary of McMasterville
Today were held the festivities for the 65th anniversary of the McMasterville Fire Department.
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Wednesday, August 10, 2005 - Micro wind gust in Saint-Hyacinthe
During a particularily violent storm, a micro wing gust forms in the Cartier-Dumesnil sector of Saint-Hyacinthe and detaches a large part of the roof of a big-surface commercial building. The roof...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - Barn fire
A blazing fire completely destroyed a barn in St-Pie. Neighboring towns and Saint-Hyacinthe's fire department were called to help.
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