Fire Fighters Make Quick Work of Downtown Fire

From VOCM   Platoon Chief Robert Fowler said they got the call shortly after midnight and upon arrival were directed by a passerby to the rear of the three-storey building. Firefighters found smoke and flame coming from a window on the top floor. After forcing entry into the home they were able to quickly knock […]

St. John’s Fire Fighters Receive Award

St. John’s Fire Fighters Receive Award

Members of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department High Angle Rescue Team received the Rotary Firefighter of the Year Award for 2016 yesterday for a dramatic night time rescue on Signal Hill earlier this year.

Fire Prevention Week Message

Fire Prevention Week Message

House fire on Symonds Place

From The Telegram   When firefighters from the St. John’s Regional fire department arrived, there was smoke coming from the home and heavy fire in the kitchen area. The family’s cat was in the house but escaped as firefighters entered the home to battle the blaze. The fire was quickly extinguished but not before the […]

Garage Destroyed

The Telegram Platoon chief Gerry O’Neill of the St. John’s Regional fire department said the fire was reported by a passing taxi driver at 3:14 a.m. and by the time their trucks arrived on scene, there was heavy smoke and flame coming from both structures. They quickly laid attack lines and searched the house for […]

The History of our Great Union

IAFF – A Century of Service      

Local Firefighters attending IAFF Convention in Las Vegas

Representatives of the St. John’s Fire Fighters Association are in Las Vegas this week to attend the IAFF Biennial Convention  

Two Structure Fires Overnight

From VOCM   Fire crews made short work of a situation at a boarding house on Boggan Street in St. John’s this morning. The call came in minutes before 5:30 am, and crews were quick to the scene. Platoon Chief Robert Fowler says they confined the blaze to one unit of the three apartment structure […]

New Paradise Station Finally Opening

From the Town of Paradise The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) will begin operation of the newly constructed Paradise Fire Station No. 8 at 1565 Topsail Road effective 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 16.  SJRFD is responsible for providing the region with an acceptable level of fire and emergency protection in the most economical manner, with […]

Structure Fire on Bay Bulls Road

From CBC   Cpt. Dale Canning of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department said the fire started in the kitchen of the upstairs apartment. There is substantial smoke and heat damage to the home, he said. “We found one pet inside, a hamster, which is living.”