Latest News for: Calgary rescue


Twenty years later, Canadians reflect on their efforts after the 9/11 attacks

Castanet 06 Sep 2021
There's little pieces that you carry with you that you don't think about," said Turik, who is now deputy chief with the Calgary Fire Department ... He and five others from Calgary's heavy rescue team spent about a week trying to come to grips with what happened while comforting their American colleagues as best they could.

Calgary fire crews make double water rescue Monday afternoon

CTV 29 Jun 2021
With Calgarians flocking to the Bow River in record-setting heat, Calgary fire crews made a dramatic double rescue Monday ... .

Rescue crew pulls couple from Bow River after rafting mishap

CTV 23 Jun 2021
Calgary Fire Water Rescue team members rescued two people from the Bow River Tuesday ... .

2 adults, child rescued from Bow River after raft capsizes in northwest Calgary

CTV 17 Jun 2021
The Calgary Fire Department aquatics rescue team rescued three people after their raft capsized in the Bow River Thursday morning near Shouldice Park ... .

2 adults, 1 child saved from Bow River after raft capsizes

CBC 17 Jun 2021
The Calgary Fire Department's aquatics rescue team had to respond quickly Thursday morning after an inflatable raft containing two adults and a child capsized on the Bow River ... .

Man in serious condition after house fire in northwest Calgary

CTV 12 May 2021
A man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre after he was rescued from inside a burning home in the northwest Calgary community of Ranchlands ... .

Video shows emergency responders pulling man from Glenmore Reservoir

CBC 30 Apr 2021
A rescue unfolded on Calgary's Glenmore Reservoir on Friday, when emergency responders pulled a man from the frigid water and into a boat ... .

Penticton Safety and Security Advisory Committee discussing Channel risks and signage improvements after 15 near drownings

Castanet 28 Apr 2021
“The Penticton Fire Department will again be conducting river rescue channel rescues once needed,” said Watkinson ... “We have really dialled in our rescue program with our swift water rescue team,” he explained ... According to Watkinson, the marine rescue program was created in 2017 and has become more robust each year.

Worker injured after pit partially collapses at Queen's Park Cemetery

CTV 26 Apr 2021
The Calgary Fire Department's technical rescue team was called out Monday morning to extricate a worker who became trapped after an open excavation partially collapsed at a northwest cemetery ... .

SNAPSHOTS: Leafs should have upper hand on rusty Canucks

Toronto Sun 17 Apr 2021
Rarely will the Maple Leafs have this kind of hammer as an Eastern team visiting the West Coast ... Advertisement ... RITTICH TO THE RESCUE. It was ‘Big Save Dave’ to the rescue of a heartbroken four-year-old Calgary Flames fan ... “He explained to him that’s the hockey business and Oliver kind of understands that,” Brady Plewright told the Calgary Sun ... .

Leafs' David Rittich mends broken heart of young Flames fan

Toronto Sun 16 Apr 2021
It was ‘Big Save Dave’ to the rescue of a heartbroken four-year-old Calgary Flames fan ... “He explained to him that’s the hockey business and Oliver kind of understands that,” Brady Plewright told the Calgary Sun ... His autistic brother Tomas was visiting Calgary from their home in the Czech Republic, a huge fan of Flames mascot Harvey The Hound ... .

Matthews, Tavares score third-period goals for Maple Leafs in 4-2 win over Flames

North Shore News 05 Apr 2021
CALGARY — Auston Matthews and John Tavares rode to the rescue scoring third-period goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 4-2 win Sunday over the host Calgary Flames ... Calgary trails the Montreal Canadiens, holding down the fourth and final playoff spot in the division, by six points.

Search for missing Calgary man underway at property near Bergen, Alta.

CTV 31 Mar 2021
RCMP and search and rescue teams are combing a property near Bergen, Alta. looking for a missing Calgary man ... .

Cat rescued from burning house in northeast Calgary

CTV 27 Mar 2021
Calgary fire crews rescued a cat from a house that was on fire in northeast Calgary Friday ... .

Vaccine rollout overdrive and Michael trial 2 in China: In The News for Mar. 22

Moosejaw Today 22 Mar 2021
CANBERRA — Hundreds of people have been rescued from floodwaters that have isolated dozens of towns in Australia’s most populous state New South Wales and forced thousands to evacuate their homes as record rain continues ... services had conducted more than 700 flood rescues.