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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Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - Road accident in Ste.Helene
Ste.Helene and St.Hyacinthe firefighters, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Surete d Quebec police officers responded on Road 2 for a car accident with the driver trapped inside.
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Monday, December 28, 2009 - Collision on route 137
St.Hyacinthe firefighters and paramedics have been dispatched to the intersection of road 137 and S.Cote street for an extrication.
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Sunday, December 27, 2009 - Second accident on Highway 20
A few hours after a first accident involving an Ontario-plated vehicle (wearing 4-season tires), a second accident involving a car from Ontario occurs in the same area on Highway 20, mobilizing...
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Sunday, December 27, 2009 - First of two accidents on Highway 20
An accident involving an SUV required the response of Ste.Helene and St.Hyacinthe firefighters, St.Hyacinthe and Acton Vale paramedics, and Surete du Quebec police officers.
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Thursday, December 24, 2009 - Rollover in La Presentation
A few minutes before Christmas, a driver was arrested after having had an accident and fleeing the scene. His vehicle was ceased and he could face serious charges. If you drink in the evening,...
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Wednesday, December 23, 2009 - A VIA train hits a car
A VIA Rail train hit a car near the intersection of St-Georges road and Highway 20. Upon impact, the entire engine compartment was separated from the car and thrown sixty feet away. Surprisingly,...
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Sunday, December 20, 2009 - Firefighters wish you happy holidays!
Santa Claus made a quick stop at fire station 1 in St.Hyacinthe to hand out gifts to firefighter's kids.
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Friday, December 18, 2009 - Smoke in an apartment building
St.Hyacinthe firefighters have been called for a fire in a large appartment complex on Robert avenue. Thankfully, the smoke that some residents observed was mostly vapor caused by the hot-cold...
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Sunday, December 13, 2009 - Fire in St.Hyacinthe
A fire which possibly started in a compost bin spread to two other bins, to a car and to a pile of wood logs located underneath a car porch attached to the house. Firefighters quickly attacked the...
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Sunday, December 13, 2009 - Compost bin fire in St-Valerien
The St.Valerien Fire Department responded to a garage fire on Upton road. Once on scene, firefighters discovered a compost bin fire propagating to a garage attached to a house. Thankfully,...
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Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - Truck/tractor collision in St.Dominique
During a snow storm, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded to St.Dominique's main street when a semi truck collided with a tractor. The tractor operator was...
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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - Collision with a farm tractor in St.Liboire
A young driver had to be transported to the St.Hyacinthe hospital after having collided with a farm tractor trailer on St.Georges road in St.Liboire.
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Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Barn fire in St.Bernard
St.Jude firefighters responded on Road 4 in St.Bernard for a barn fire.
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Saturday, November 28, 2009 - Kitchen fire
A major fire was thankfully avoided on Henri avenue in St.Hyacinthe when a kitchen fire was growing in an apartment. Firefighters controlled the fire a few minutes after their arrival, and had to...
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Thursday, November 26, 2009 - Materials fire at Casavant & Freres
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded at Casvant & Freres for a fire in a small materials container.
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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - New fire engine in Acton Vale!
In Acton Vale, many firefighters and their families were eagerly awaiting the arrival of a brand new fire engine! The new vehicle received a warm welcome when it arrived Tuesday afternoon after...
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Sunday, November 22, 2009 - Flip-over on Highway 20
St.Hyacinthe firefighters and paramedics responded on Highway 20 near the Downtown exit when a driver lost control of his vehicle while approaching road work and ended up upside down.
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Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 3rd alarm in St. Hyacinthe
A fire caused heavy damages to a multi-appartment building at the corner of Duclos and Calixa-Lavallée.
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Friday, November 20, 2009 - Deadly collision in St.Liboire
A young driver died in a head-on collision on St.Georges road in St.Liboire.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - Deadly accident in Acton Vale
A violent accident between a car and a semi truck occured on route 116 near Acton Vale. Upon impact, the car was torn in half and the occupants were ejected out of the vehicle. Unfortunately, one...
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Sunday, November 15, 2009 - Extrication on a service road for highway 20
A young driver had a violent accident while traveling East on highway 20 near the Ste.Rosalie exit. Firefighters, paramedics, first responders and highway police officers responded quickly to help...
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Saturday, November 14, 2009 - Medals awarded in St.Liboire
The St.Liboire Fire Department honored its assistant-director Luc Meunier for 30 years of service and lieutenant Serge Desjardins for 20 years of service. Firefighters also gave a firefighter golden...
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - Collision on Dessaules street
St.Hyacinthe firefighters, paramedics and police officers responded at the corner of Bruere and Dessaules streets for a two-car accident with multiple injured.
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Monday, November 9, 2009 - Fire in a St.Hyacinthe industrial factory
The St.Hyacithe Fire Department responded on Duplessis street for an industrial factory fire.
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St.Valerien firefighters organized an "encan chinois" to raise money for purchasing a thermal imaging camera. The event was a complete success and the department will now have enough money to buy a...
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Friday, November 6, 2009 - Extrication on St-Joseph avenue
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded on St.Joseph ave. with extrication tools to free a driver from her car.
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Friday, November 6, 2009 - Centraide fund raising campaign lunch
On November 6th, the annual Centraide campaign was launched. Through this program, City employees have get the opportunity to donate to Centraide through a salary source deduction method.
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Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Vehicle extrication training
Students attended the second part of a training session on vehicle extrication at the St.Hyacinthe Regional Firefighter Training Center. This course is part of the Firefighter II program.
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Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Dryer fire
St.Hyacinthe firefighters responded in Ste.Catherine street for a house fire. Once on site, firefighters discovered that the fire was localized in a dryer, which was then brought outside.
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Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - Smoke at the St.Hyacinthe City Hall
Firefighters responded to the St.Hyacinthe City Hall when occupants noticed light smoke in the building. People were allowed back in after firefighters investigated the source of the smoke.
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Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - Pedestrian hit by a car on Cascades st.
A pedestrian has been hit by a car at the corder of Cascades and Concorde streets in St.Hyacinthe. The victim was transported to the nearest hospital by St.Hyacinthe paramedics.
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Monday, November 2, 2009 - Gas leak in St.Hyacinthe
After an excavator cut through a natural gas pipe downtown St.Hyacinthe, firefighters had to prepare an elatorate setup to handle the incident.
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