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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Monday, January 10, 2005 - House fire
A structure fire destroys a house in Douville. The SHFD triggers a third alarm to fight the blaze.
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Friday, January 7, 2005 - Deadly collision
A truck driving on Grand Rang st. hits a car at the intersection with Pinard st. The violence of the collision unfortunately leaves no change to the driver of the car.
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Monday, January 3, 2005 - House fire
Un fire caused major damages to the house of a family in Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Sunday, January 2, 2005 - Car fire beginning
When connecting a battery recharging device to a car, a small explosion causes a small fire. It is however put out very rapidly.
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Saturday, January 1, 2005 - Mattress fire
A mattress too close to an electric heating system ignites. Fortunately, the fire is rapidly under control and the building is spared.
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Friday, December 31, 2004 - Help in St-Dominique
A major fire destroys a large agricultural building on Rang 9 in St-Dominique. The Saint-Hyacinthe FD and other neighboring municipalities have been called to help.
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Saturday, December 25, 2004 - Major water damage
An empty building soon to be welcoming new renters experiences a major water leak on the second floor. The leak, which probably went unnoticed for two days, caused major damages when freezing.
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Saturday, December 18, 2004 - Fire in a kid's room
A fire started in a kid's room and caused some damages in an appartment building.
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Saturday, December 18, 2004 - Truck fire at the hospital
A large fire destroyed a truck and reached the exterior walls of the Honoré-Mercier Hospital. A second alarm was triggered and the Haz-Mat team was called in.
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Friday, December 17, 2004 - Collision with a pole
A car makes a violent road exit on Laurier blvd in Saint-Hyacinthe and hits a street light pole.
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Wednesday, December 15, 2004 - Firefighting training
The Regional Training Center of Saint-Hyacinthe is giving a training in firefighting with one part in the class room and two outside simulations.
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Saturday, December 4, 2004 - Training in Fire Station 1
Training in specialized rescue in Fire Station 1 of the SHFD.
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Friday, December 3, 2004 - Dangerous intersection
Traffic lights exceptionnally missing in the middle of Laurier blvd and the blocked view of a driver by a large truck would be the cause of an accident that required extrication.
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Wednesday, December 1, 2004 - Appartment building fire
A fire caused a lot of damage in an appartment building on Ste-Marie st. in Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Tuesday, November 30, 2004 - Small fire
A small fire was rapidly extinguished in a small house near Highway 20 in Saint-Hyacinthe.
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Monday, November 29, 2004 - House under construction
A 2-alarm fire broke out in a new house under construction. The fire was controlled in a few minutes but heavy work was required to inspect many hot walls.
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Friday, November 26, 2004 - Farm completely destroyed
A farm was completely destroyed by a violent fire in St-Simon. The St-Simon Fire Department was running the operation, the SHFD was called to help maintain the water supply. At one time the worse...
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Tuesday, November 23, 2004 - Car fire
A fire started in a car in an alley near Saint-Hyacinthe's train station. The car being near Fire Station 1, firefighters arrived on scene in an instant and stopped the fire.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2004 - Prevention for young adults
The Fire Prevention Service of Saint-Hyacinthe met with groups of young adults that will start their carreer soon. A fire extenguisher practice and a tour of the 501 Mobile Command Center were...
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Monday, November 15, 2004 - Confined space rescue
Just a few hours before starting a confined space rescue practice, this specialized team of the SHFD answers a very real call for a man who fell in a grain truck and hurt his back.
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Monday, November 15, 2004 - Evacuation exercise in a kindergarden
Saint-Hyacinthe's Fire Prevention Service conducts an evacuation exercise in a kindergarden service operating within an elementary school.
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Sunday, November 14, 2004 - Minivan fire
The car of the owner of the house burned TWO times in the past month (2-alarm fire on October 19th, 4-alarm fire on October 21th) is also burned down, just in front the famous house.
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Sunday, November 14, 2004 - Fire in a commercial container
Garbage in a city-owned commercial container ignited. The 205 answered the call to extinguish the fire.
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Saturday, November 13, 2004 - Simulation in Mont-Saint-Hilaire
Exception on the territory usually covered by Lentille-Incendie... The Mont-Saint-Hilaire Fire Department organizes a day of simulations for height rescue and deep-forest montain rescue. Thanks to...
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Friday, November 12, 2004 - Rescue under a bridge
SHFD firefighters answered a call to transport a man injured by his fall from the Barsalou bridge.
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Friday, November 12, 2004 - Chicken farm fire
A fire in a chicken farm almost took large proportions at La Présentation. Thankfully, fast intervention of firefighters (3rd alarm) resulted in the quick extinction of the fire breaking out on the...
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Friday, November 12, 2004 - Natural gas leak
During construction work, a natural gas pipe is hit. Firefighters were called on scene to detect the gas and secure the area.
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Monday, November 8, 2004 - Fire in a garage
A farm garage is the target of a small fire. Firefighters control the situation very rapidly.
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Friday, November 5, 2004 - Garage fire
A fire destroys a garage in Douville.
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Thursday, November 4, 2004 - Truck on Highway 20
A fire destroys a pick-up truck on Highway 20 Eastbound near exit 123. Responding units: 205, 601, 803.
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Sunday, October 31, 2004 - Second fire on Concorde ave.
A major fire in the same house as the 2-alarm fire on October 19 requires 4 alarms during the Halloween night.
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Friday, October 29, 2004 - Rescue simulation with RDS
The Sports Network (RDS) shoots a program on forest rescue simulation, with the collaboration of fire, ambulance and police services of the Saint-Hyacinthe area.
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