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Teens lauded as lifesavers

Two Hay River teens are credited by the RCMP for putting out a house fire on Porrit Place on Saturday. Scott Heron, 18 and Brendan Look, 17, were walking walking by the two-storey house at around 9 p.m. when they saw the flame, coming from the stove in the window. “I saw the flickering light, […]

Budget discussions begin at council

Hay River’s Town Council began budget discussions Monday evening at the first Regular Council Meeting of 2011. Council hear a brief overview from the director of Public Works, Mike Richardson, Fire Chief Ross Potter and director of Recreation, Ross deBoer. They reported on the major discrepancies between the 2010 and 2011 budgets, and then opened […]

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Fire Prevention Week

The Fire Prevention Week supplement is here! Read about the Hay River Fire Department and its volunteer members, fire alarms, how to become a fire preventer… and much more! Click here to download the *.pdf document (8Mb)

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Fire Prevention Week kicks off

It was a slow start for the Hay River Fire Department’s Open House, but once the crowd arrived there was plenty to see. The day kicked off with a vehicle parade, and then the public was invited to visit the fire hall to check out some demonstrations. Members of the department performed a vehicle extrication […]

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HRFD places eighth in curling championship

The Hay River Fire Department is returning without a national title as they come back from the 2010 Canadian Fire Fighters Muscular Dystrophy Hydrant Curling Championship this week. The team, consisting of skip Steve Moss, third Wyatt Scheller, second Gerald May and lead Doreen Scheller travelled to Regina, SK from March 27 to April 3 […]

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Dump fire extinguished after days of fighting

The fire that engulfed the Hay River Dump on Sunday has finally been put out after approximately 50 hours of fighting.

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Hay River firefighters battle stubborn blaze at local dump

At about 3 p.m. on Sunday, the Hay River Fire Department responded to a fire call at the local dump. Black smoke could be seen from across town as it carried the smell of burning garbage towards the residential areas.

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Firefighters take second at territorials

Sometimes second best is just good enough.

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