Prime Minister visit mentioned in IAFF Magazine

October 9, 2017

The latest edition of the International Association of Fire Fighters magazine features the prime minister’s Winnipeg visit among several made this summer across Canada.

Confined Space Training

October 3, 2017

Another day, another training scenario for our WFD crews.
Pictured here is our technical rescue team performing a confined space rescue.

2017 Bill Laird Scholarship

October 2, 2017

Proud to have brother Bud Laird attend this morning’s general membership meeting to present the Bill Laird Scholarship award.

Brother Bill Laird was a former UFFW executive & IAFF Canadian Trustee, and one of the true innovators of firefighter political action in Winnipeg.

Congratulations to our five winners.

Porta-Tank & Water Tender Training

September 28, 2017

WFD crews training on portable-tank firefighting operations earlier this week at 23 station.

Thanks to Ed Wiebe for delivering a good training program to our crews.

The firstbof two new 3,500 gallon water tenders is pictured filling the tanks along with a relay pump and an attack pump.

New Squads Responding From #1 Stn

September 28, 2017

Both WFD downtown squad units have now been replaced with safer trucks for both patients and firefighter-paramedic crews. These units each respond to over 6K calls/year and our crews will benefit from these new features.