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, August 9, 2005 - Gaz leak
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters and the hazmat team responded to a call for a gaz leak on a construction site.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - Extrication in St-Pie
A car hit a tree, leaving no chance to its driver. St-Pie firefighters and St-Hyacinthe's rescue unit performed the extrication.
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Monday, August 8, 2005 - Accident in St-Hugues
The driver of a minivan lost control of his vehicule after barely touching the side of the road. The vehicule rolled over multiple times and finally ejected his driver a few dozen feet away.
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Friday, August 5, 2005 - Assistance to paramedics
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters are called to assist paramedics on a delicate event.
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Saturday, July 30, 2005 - Ammonia leak at the Expo
Shortly before the end of a horse show in the hockey building at the Expo of Saint-Hyacinthe, an ammonia leak requires the evacuation of all spectators. The HazMat team responds to the call.
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Friday, July 29, 2005 - Collision in Ste-Madeleine
A major head-to-head collision happened on the 116 between Ste-Madeleine and St-Hilaire after a car took the wrong direction (West) on the East way. Ste-Madeleine and St-Hyacinthe fire...
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Thursday, July 28, 2005 - Fire in a toaster
A small fire began in a small toaster. Everything was however under control very rapidly.
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Wednesday, July 27, 2005 - Prevention in a day camp
The fire prevention service was meeting with kids of a day camp in Saint-Hyacinthe. A few activities were scheduled to inform kids on fire hazards and evacuation procedures.
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Sunday, July 24, 2005 - Saint-Hyacinthe firefithters at the Derby
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters provided fire protection during Saint-Hyacinthe's expo-agricole Durby.
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Sunday, July 24, 2005 - Expo of Saint-Hyacinthe
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention division is actively involved in the Expo of Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Monday, July 18, 2005 - Ammonia leak
Saint-Hyacinthe Fire Departement's hazmat team responded to a call for a ammonia leak in an food factory.
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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - Rescue in an elevator
During a city-wide power failure, firefighters responded to a rescue call for a lady stuck in an elevator.
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Thursday, July 14, 2005 - Official award Echelle-o-thon
Today was the official handover of the check for the money gathered during the Echelle-o-thon 2005. A draw was also held for a golf bag, which was part of the money raising campaign for Mark-Anthony.
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Thursday, July 14, 2005 - General alarm in Saint-Hyacinthe
At around 7h20, dispatch receives a call for a house fire on Cascade street in Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Sunday, July 10, 2005 - Accident in St-Pie
Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters are called in the middle of the night for an extrication on route 235 in St-Pie. The accidented car's driver gets out by himself however.
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Saturday, July 9, 2005 - Friendly competition of firefighters of St-Marcel
Today was held the Friendly competition of firefighters of St-Marcel-de-Richelieu. Many fire departements participated in this day rich in activities.
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Friday, July 8, 2005 - Alarm at the CIAQ
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire department is called for an active fire alarm at the Centre d'Insémination Artificielle du Québec (CIAQ). Upon arrival, firefighters see light smoke and burning smell on the...
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Thursday, July 7, 2005 - Sûreté du Québec patrol car
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Departement received a call for smoke coming out of a patrol car of the Sûreté du Québec stopped along highway 20.
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Wednesday, July 6, 2005 - Spectacular accident in St-Pie
A little after noon, a truck hits with force a minivan on route 235 in St-Pie. The impact is so violent that the truck is thrown a hundred meters away, upside down on the border of the road.
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Monday, July 4, 2005 - Van fire in St-Simon
Early in the evening, the St-Simon Fire Department receives a call for a truck in fire on St-Georges road.
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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - Dishwasher overheating
In Douville, a dishwasher overheats and produces smoke. Saint-Hyacinthe firefighters answered the call.
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Saturday, July 2, 2005 - Accident in St-Hyacinthe
Following a loss of control, a car does many rolls over 250 feet and ends up on the side in a corn field. The three occupants were ejected from the car by force of multiple impacts with the ground....
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Thursday, June 30, 2005 - Small fire in a residence
A fire ignited in an appartment of a large senior's housing and required the evacuation of all residents. Two 10-34 were called for evacuated residents given the intense heat outside.
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Thursday, June 30, 2005 - Prevention in a day camp
Saint-Hyacinthe's fire prevention service performs an evacuation exercise in a summer day camp, involving a pump-truck and a service vehicule both arriving in code A. Kids then visited the fire...
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Wednesday, June 29, 2005 - Accident in Ste-Helene
A minivan with many teenagers misses a curve and hits right on an electrical pole. Ste-Helene firefighters had to call 10-35, 10-36 and two 10-34s upon general alarm.
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Monday, June 27, 2005 - Gaz leak on St-Paul st.
During construction work, a gaz conduit is ruptured causing a live leak. Firefighters are called in to secure the perimeter, install a protection water line and procede with detection work.
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Saturday, June 25, 2005 - St-Jean fire
A joy fire on a camping ground in Ste-Rosalie became a bit too big. The fire department responded to reduce the intensity of the blaze.
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Thursday, June 23, 2005 - Practive in the CEGEP's kindergarden
An evacuation practive, followed by a demonstration with a pump truck, took place at the Saint-Hyacinthe CEGEP's kindergarden.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005 - Photographie incendie en pratique (2ième)
Pratique de photographie incendie en collaboration avec l'Association Québécoise des Spécialistes en Photographie Incendie, Sécurité Incendie.com et le Service de sécurité incendie de Napierville.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005 - Stolen car fire
A stolen car was burned down in Ste-Madeleine.
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Saturday, June 18, 2005 - Fire photo practice
Fire photography practice in collaboration with the Quebec Fire Photography Specialists Association and St-Remi's Fire Department.
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Thursday, June 16, 2005 - Échelle-o-thon 2005
Facing violent electrical storms, firefighter Sylvain Beauvais of the Saint-Hyacinthe Fire Department completed a 30-hours ladder-o-thon.
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