firefighters

Joshua Sloan, 27, is raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of his good friend and former teacher and running partner, Debbie Kovacs. She died from cancer in 2015. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey resident runs in honour of former teacher, running partner

Joshua Sloan had the Surrey firefighters join him for a run to Bear Creek Park from Simon Cunningham Elementary

 

A fire broke out in a two-storey building on the 10700-block of King George Boulevard Friday night (Oct. 8, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fire rips through commercial, residential building in Surrey

Two-storey building in the 10700-block of King George Boulevard heavily damaged

 

Surrey Fire Service was called to a North Surrey house near Salal Place and 97 Avenue Thursday (Sept. 2, 2021) after a house was damaged by a fire from a ruptured gas line. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fire damages North Surrey home

Crews called to the scene around 8 p.m. Thursday

 

U.S. and Canadian officials gathered at Peace Arch Park on Sept. 11, 2020 to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. (John Kageorge photo)

Official 9/11 ceremony at Peace Arch Park cancelled on 20th anniversary of terror attack

COVID concerns, U.S. border-closure extension quash annual tribute to victims

U.S. and Canadian officials gathered at Peace Arch Park on Sept. 11, 2020 to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. (John Kageorge photo)
Premier John Horgan tours the BC Wildfire Service camp set up in Vernon Thursday, Aug. 26, where firefighters from all over are stationed while battling the White Rock Lake blaze. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

B.C. premier, forests minister, tour White Rock Lake fire near Vernon

John Horgan joins Minister of Forests at firefighters’ camp

Premier John Horgan tours the BC Wildfire Service camp set up in Vernon Thursday, Aug. 26, where firefighters from all over are stationed while battling the White Rock Lake blaze. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A crew of five Surrey firefighters left for Logan Lake on Friday to join the wildfire fight. (Photo: Surrey Fire Fighters/Twitter)

Surrey firefighters help fight wildfires in the Interior

Crew of five left for Logan Lake on Friday

A crew of five Surrey firefighters left for Logan Lake on Friday to join the wildfire fight. (Photo: Surrey Fire Fighters/Twitter)
Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire that damaged two mobile homes and an RV Saturday (Aug. 14, 2021) in the 12600-block of 112A Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Fire damages mobile homes, RV in Surrey

It happened in the 12600-block of 112A Avenue

Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire that damaged two mobile homes and an RV Saturday (Aug. 14, 2021) in the 12600-block of 112A Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society is collecting donations for the roughly 80 residents who have been displaced following a fire at Canterbury Green condos in Newton. The building caught fire Tuesday evening (Aug. 3, 2021), damaging at least 20 units and burning for at least 24 hours. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters now matching up to $10K for condo fire victims

Charitable society originally matching dollar-for-dollar up to $5K; donations end today

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society is collecting donations for the roughly 80 residents who have been displaced following a fire at Canterbury Green condos in Newton. The building caught fire Tuesday evening (Aug. 3, 2021), damaging at least 20 units and burning for at least 24 hours. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society is collecting donations for the roughly 80 residents who have been displaced following a fire at Canterbury Green condos in Newton. The building caught fire Tuesday evening (Aug. 3, 2021), damaging at least 20 units and burning for at least 24 hours. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey firefighters collecting donations after 80 people displaced in condo fire

Charitable society says some residents didn’t have insurance

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society is collecting donations for the roughly 80 residents who have been displaced following a fire at Canterbury Green condos in Newton. The building caught fire Tuesday evening (Aug. 3, 2021), damaging at least 20 units and burning for at least 24 hours. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Saanich Fire Department worked hard to pull a horse from drowning in a mud bog on July 31 in Saanich. (Photo and video courtesy of Saanich Fire Department)

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue frightened horse stuck nose-deep in Vancouver Island mud bog

At the scene were a whole team of firefighters who put their heads together to rescue the filly

Saanich Fire Department worked hard to pull a horse from drowning in a mud bog on July 31 in Saanich. (Photo and video courtesy of Saanich Fire Department)
Firefighter Sue Idle (right) with Pass Creek Fire Department chief Aaron Bebelman. Photo: Submitted

‘It is hard. It is fun’: 55-year-old Castlegar woman becomes firefighter

Sue Idle is one of the newest members of the Pass Creek Fire Department

Firefighter Sue Idle (right) with Pass Creek Fire Department chief Aaron Bebelman. Photo: Submitted
The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).

Delta fire crews put out blaze on Annacis Island

Delta Fire Department initially responded to multiple vehicles on fire at a towing yard

The Delta Fire Department put out a blaze at a towing yard on Annacis Island Wednesday evening (July 21).
The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society has raised more than $100,000 at its 10th annual charity golf tournament. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)

Surrey firefighters raise $100K at golf tournament

10th annual event raises funds for community programs

The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society has raised more than $100,000 at its 10th annual charity golf tournament. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters put out blaze at a sawmill

Mill is located around 117th Avenue and 130th Street

Surrey Fire Service worked to put out a fire at a sawmill Saturday morning (June 26). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service battled a dock fire along the Fraser River late Friday night (June 18). It was on Musqueam Drive, near Industrial Road, around 10:45 p.m. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fire engulfs pier on Surrey side of the Fraser River

Pier has reportedly been unused for a long time

Surrey Fire Service battled a dock fire along the Fraser River late Friday night (June 18). It was on Musqueam Drive, near Industrial Road, around 10:45 p.m. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Raushan Bindra, who graduates this year, received her COVID-19 vaccination this week. It was administered by her dad, Bira Bindra, a White Rock firefighter. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Vaccination a family affair for White Rock firefighter

Bira Bindra is among firefighters spending their days off helping out at local immunization clinics

Raushan Bindra, who graduates this year, received her COVID-19 vaccination this week. It was administered by her dad, Bira Bindra, a White Rock firefighter. (Contributed photo)
Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite

‘Camp Ignite’ helps young B.C. women pursue firefighting careers

This year’s camp will be on Aug. 14 and Aug. 15 in Vancouver

Campers learn auto extrication at past year’s Camp Ignite. Photo supplied by Camp Ignite
Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters collecting donations for people displaced by Fleetwood apartment fire

Fleetwood BIA, community association also band together for donations, help

Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Surrey firefighters continue to work to put out ‘stubborn’ fire

Four-storey building located at 84th Avenue near 160th Street; crews on scene for nearly 12 hours

Surrey Fire Service battled a fire at an apartment building in Fleetwood late Friday night (May 14), near 84th Avenue and 160th Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey’s historic Strawberry Hill hall has been damaged in a fire sometime overnight between Wednesday and Thursday (April 28 and 29). Crews were still on scene around 7 a.m. on Thursday. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Historic Strawberry Hill Hall has ‘extensive damage’ after early morning fire in Surrey

Crews have been renovating the site, including moving the hall away from the street corner

Surrey’s historic Strawberry Hill hall has been damaged in a fire sometime overnight between Wednesday and Thursday (April 28 and 29). Crews were still on scene around 7 a.m. on Thursday. (Photo: Lauren Collins)