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, July 22, 2010 - Residential fire in St.Cesaire
St.Cesaire firefighters faced a fire in a house near the Yamaska river.
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Truck accident in St.Valerien
A truck carrying pigs was involved in an accident on Road 11 in St.Valerien. Firefighters had to secure the scene and help transfer the animals that survived into another truck.
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Monday, July 19, 2010 - Emergency units at Granby racing
The emergency team of the Granby Autodrome provided fire and paramedical protection during the weekly race program.
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Saturday, July 17, 2010 - Regional FireFit in Ste.Julie
A regional FireFit was held in Ste.Julie. Local firefighters contributed to the organization, security and paramedical support for the event.
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Friday, July 16, 2010 - Barn fire in St.Pie
A fire destroyed a farm in St.Pie
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - Barn fire in St.Valerien
St.Valerien firefighters successfully controlled a fire in a large barn.
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Sunday, July 11, 2010 - Open house at the St.Valerien Fire Department
The St.Valerien Fire Department organized an «open house» at the fire station on Main street.
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Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 18th provincial firefighters competition
The 18th edition of the Provincial Firefighters Competition was held on July 3rd and 4th in Roberval. More than 30 teams competed in various courses.
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Friday, July 2, 2010 - Provincial firefighter competition's parade
The traditional parade of the provincial firefighter competition happened this year in the streets of Roberval city. Citizens and firefighters fought each other in a friendly water battle of an hour...
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Monday, June 28, 2010 - Cyclist challenge for Great Burned
The annual Cyclist Challenge for the Great Burned started off in Dorval on June 28th and ended in Roberval on July 2nd. In total, 37 cyclists and half-a-dozen volunteers proudly completed the...
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Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Firefighter competition in St.Pie
St.Pie City welcomed firefighter teams from all over the region for a friendly competition. Roxton Pond finished first, followed in order by: Ange-Gardien #1, St-Pie #1, St-Valérien, Ange-Gardien...
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Sunday, June 20, 2010 - Garage fire in Ste.Cecile.de.Milton
A fire quickly destroyed a garage on Road 5 in Ste.Cecile. Despite the firefighters' fast response, nothing could be done to save the building, which was fully involved when they arrived.
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Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Firefighter competition in St.Roch
St.Roch firefighters invited teams from neighboring fire departments to a friendly competition.
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Saturday, June 19, 2010 - Firefighter I drill in Contrecoeur
Training firefighters in Contrecoeur attended a hands-on training. Wood crates and a vehicle were used to allow students to practice various attack techniques.
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 3rd alarm in St. Hyacinthe
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department responded to a 3-alarm commercial fire in the Douville sector.
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - Cement truck accident
A cement truck had an accident when turning at an intersection in St.Pie. The incident response involved firefighters, first responders, paramedics and police officers.
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Thursday, May 27, 2010 - Commercial garage fire
A unit from the St.Hyacinthe Fire Department which was driving on Laurier blvd spotted some smoke above a building. Getting closer, they noticed flames near the roof of a commercial garage. They...
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - Demonstration for graduating high-school students
Police officiers, firefighters and paramedics collaborated in organizing a demonstration of a major traffic accident caused by a young drunk driver. The demonstration was presented to all graduating...
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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - Blood donation clinic in St.Simon
St.Simon firefighters helped organize a blood donation clinic in their community.
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Sunday, May 23, 2010 - FireLens.com at the ACSIQ conference
This year again, the generous sponsor of my turnout gear provided me with a space in their gigantic booth during the annual Quebec Fire Chiefs Conference.
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Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - Small fire in an industry
St.Hyacinthe firefighters quickly deployed a large work force to ensure that a fire did not spread into the structure of an industrial building.
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Monday, May 17, 2010 - Garage fire in Ste.Madeleine
Firefighters responded quickly to a garage fire in Ste.Madeleine. Thankfully, the garage was not attached to a house, and as such the damages were limited to the initial building.
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Monday, May 17, 2010 - Violent collision in St.Valerien
A violent collision occurred between a car and a farm tractor in St.Valerien. The car driver was very seriously injured and had to be transfered quickly to the CHUS hospital.
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Thursday, May 13, 2010 - Field fire in St.Hyacinthe
Power lines accidently damaged by a farmer caused an agricultural machinery fire, which then spread to a large corn field. St.Hyacinthe and St.Dominique firefighters responded to this call.
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Monday, May 10, 2010 - Tragic ground slide in St.Jude
A ground slide with surreal proportions swiftly took the life of four persons (two children and their two parents) on Salvail North in St.Jude. The incident involved numerous local, regional and...
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Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 2nd alarm in an apartment complex
The St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department called a 2nd alarm to confront a working fire in an apartment on Morin street. Given the large size of the apartment complex, firefighters, paramedics and...
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Sunday, May 2, 2010 - Poultry fire in St.Liboire
A stubborn fire attacked a large commercial poultry on Charlotte road in St.Liboire. Firefighters from multiple neighboring cities helped the St.Liboire Fire Department put an end to the blaze.
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Thursday, April 22, 2010 - FDIC Indianapolis 2010
For the second time in my career, I was in the St.Hyacinthe delegation to the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis. Here are a few images of the conference.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - Industrial fire in St.Barnabe
Most fire departments in the Maskoutains region were put on alert Tuesday morning as a fire was spreading quickly in a fiber glass shop in St.Barnabe.
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Saturday, April 17, 2010 - Residential fire in Rougemont
A major fire caused heavy damages to a large house on McIntosh street in Rougemont.
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Friday, April 9, 2010 - Fire in a duplex
St.Hyacinthe firefighters and police officers quickly closed in on a duplex on Duclos street when a suspicious fire was set inside the building. Thankfully, the fire was quickly put out.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - Fire in Rougemont
Firefighters were dispatched to Rougemont's Main street for a house fire. The electrical fire caused significant damages to the house's basement.
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