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CFR - 2016
Here is a recap of what happened at Coquitlam Fire Rescue in 2016! We responded to over 7300 emergency incidents, spent 1000s of hours training, 3500 volunteer hours in our community and raised over $120,000.00 for various charities including the BCPFFA Burn Fund, Muscular Dystrophy Canada and our own Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society. Read More...
Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night
Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night When: November 5th, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 9 pm Where: Coquitlam City Hall – 3000 Guilford Way. (Free Underground Parking) Why:   To learn about the mental health challenges firefighters may experience, signs and symptoms, positive coping skills and support techniques. Read More...
Download: Poster - MHA FF's Spouse Night.pdf
International Deployment Opportunities 2017
Fire Rescue International Training Association is accepting applications from re service personnel interested in participating in the delivery of training abroad. Read More...
Download: FRITA Poster2017.pdf
B.C. firefighters calling for expanded cancer coverage
Firefighters are no strangers to life-or-death struggles, battling flames to protect people and property every day. But the fight against cancer is one they tragically lose all too often.  One such firefighter was Vancouver first responder Flynn Lamont, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer last year at the age of 59. Read More...
Coquitlam Fire Rescue in 2015!
A short recap about what happened at Coquitlam Fire Rescue in 2015! We responded to over 6500 emergency incidents, spent 1000s of hours training, and raised almost $75,000.00 for various charities including Muscular Dystrophy Canada and our own Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society. Read More...
Dog revived after rescue from burning Coquitlam home
First responders in Coquitlam, B.C., used a special mask to ensure a 9-year-old shih tzu wasn't overcome by smoke after it was rescued from a house fire early Wednesday morning.  The residents of a house in the 2100-block of Craigen Avenue were able to escape the smoke and flames — which broke just after 1 a.m. Read More...
Coquitlam Firefighters Helping Kids!!
We are proud to announce we are expanding this program to include Mundy Road Elementary. With your generous donation we can maintain and expand this program for years to come. Please visit our website and donate today, Thank you for your time and consideration to Help Us Help Kids. Read More...
Coquitlam Firefighter’s Spouse and Partner CISM/PTSD Info Night
Coquitlam Firefighter’s Spouse and Partner CISM/PTSD Info Night. Oct. 17th, 2015 from 7 pm - 9 pm. All spouses and partners of Coquitlam Firefighters welcome! RSVP - by Oct. Read More...
Coquitlam man escapes suspected arson through side window.
A suspicious fire in Coquitlam, B.C., forced a man and his dog to escape their burning home through the side window early Friday morning. Read More...
"No Warning" - PTSD and First Responders 47 sec. PSA
First responders must face the unknown every day. They never get warnings of what they'll face. Read More...
Coquitlam Firefighters Charity Gala on Shaw TV
On May 15, 2015 our Coquitlam Firefighters' Charitable Society hosted the 2nd Vintage Vegas Bash @ the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam, British Columbia. A huge thanks to our 200+ guests who attended and helped raise money for -- among other causes -- a breakfast program at Rochester Elementary School. Read More...
Grand Opening of the New Burke Mountain Fire Hall
On March 28, 2015, the City of Coquitlam officially opened the new Burke Mountain Firehall. The over 17,000 square foot, energy-efficient facility is built to 1.5 times post disaster standards and will serve the growing Burke Mountain community now and into the future. http://www.coquitlam. Read More...
Fire Destroys Home in Coquitlam
Three people have been taken to hospital after escaping an early morning fire that destroyed a house in Coquitlam. Coquitlam deputy fire chief Rod Gill said the fire broke out in the rear of the house in the 2300-block of Dawes Hill Road shortly after 4 a.m.  Seven people escaped the blaze, but three were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Read More...
Coquitlam fire leaves 2 with minor burn injuries
Two people were sent to hospital with minor burns after a large fire broke out in a townhouse complex in ?Coquitlam, B.C. on Monday evening.  Firefighters battled a large fire at five detached homes that started in a garage around 6:30 p.m. PT in the 3000 block of Riverbend Drive and spread quickly, said fire chief Wade Pierlot. Read More...
Two-alarm fire in Coquitlam apartment complex; 100 evacuated
Multiple apartment units have been damaged and dozens of firefighters were called out deal with large fire at a Coquitlam apartment complex Monday afternoon. The building at 2915 Glen Drive continued to burn as the afternoon rush hour got underway, and a large crowd of onlookers watched from a distance. By 6 p.m. Read More...
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