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Thomas Childs (left) who was the Esquimalt Fire Chief for the day on Nov. 6, speaks with Fire Chief Chris Jancowski about important fire prevention issues. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Five-year-old Esquimalt boy becomes fire chief for the day

Thomas Childs took over the Esquimalt Fire Department

Thomas Childs (left) who was the Esquimalt Fire Chief for the day on Nov. 6, speaks with Fire Chief Chris Jancowski about important fire prevention issues. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Reserve firefighters in conversation. (Central Saanich Fire Department Submission)

Central Saanich seeks ‘paid call’ firefighters for daytime shifts

Department looking for community minded folks available weekdays

Reserve firefighters in conversation. (Central Saanich Fire Department Submission)
Andrew Zado is the president of the Esquimalt Fire Fighter’s Association. He’s frustrated that day-time shifts don’t always have back fill, and feels it puts his team at risk (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Andrew Zado is the president of the Esquimalt Fire Fighter’s Association. He’s frustrated that day-time shifts don’t always have back fill, and feels it puts his team at risk (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Hundreds of Fire Fighters marched in honour of the B.C. Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial on March 4 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in Victoria to honour fallen firefighters

The BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ Memorial honoured those who have died in the line of duty

Hundreds of Fire Fighters marched in honour of the B.C. Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial on March 4 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in B.C.

The silent threat that is killing firefighters and how the profession is fighting back

Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Firefighters pose at Municipal Hall after the Fire Chief Change of Command Ceremony during Oak Bay Council, Jan. 28. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff).

WATCH: 1938 Firefighter helmet passed to new Chief

Chief Dave Cockle passed along the helmet to incoming Chief Darren Hughes

Firefighters pose at Municipal Hall after the Fire Chief Change of Command Ceremony during Oak Bay Council, Jan. 28. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff).
Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving

Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving

‘It’s amazing to get those hugs and see the tears of joy in the parents’ eyes’

  • Dec 17, 2018
Greater Victoria firefighters reflect on season of giving