Canadian Firefighter Magazine

After 2 Quebec firefighters die, attention turns to water rescue training

By Matthew Lapierre, CBC News   

Headlines News Emergency & disaster management Training death emergency preparedness firefighters flooding Quebec water rescue training

May 5, 2023, Baie-Saint-Paul, Que. – Since 2021, three firefighters have died in Quebec while involved in water rescues or operating in flood zones. Two of them, Régis Lavoie, 55, and Christopher Lavoie, 23, part-time firefighters in Saint-Urbain, Que., died this week when they were swept away by rushing floodwaters. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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