The Calgary Fire Department was called in just after 5 a.m. on Wednesday to deal with an abandoned eight foot long python in a suite in the northwest.
The call came in after the snake inadvertently turned on the water in the bathtub and neighbours were alerted to the presence of the reptile. When firefighters arrived the discovered the eight foot long python in a bathtub in the empty suite. The snake appeared to be well fed and generally healthy.
A Calgary veterinarian offered to care for the snake which then had to be transported by the six person fire crew on the fire truck to the veterinarian’s office.
After 13 weeks of intense training, 30 recruits of the Calgary Fire Department graduated into the ranks of probationary firefighters.
During initial training the recruits must demonstrate technical competencies, strength and ...
The Calgary Fire Department was called out to the Bow River after another rafter was reported to be in distress on the river.
At around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, a man ...
A sofa fire caused an estimated $2,000 damage to a high-rise apartment building in the East Village late Monday afternoon.
Around 5:15 p.m. the Calgary Fire Department responded to the 800 ...
Firefighters had to remove the roof of a vehicle to free a trapped man after a high speed crash at Rocky Ridge Road and 112 Ave. N.W. Wednesday night.
The Calgary Fire ...
A reckless stunt gone wrong appears to be the cause of a man becoming trapped between the CTrain and an LRT platform Saturday night. The man is in hospital with ...
The daring rescue of two overturned rafts on the Bow River, a business break in and a drunk driver are the main events reported from the last week in July ...
New firefighters begin on the job training
CFD called out to Bow River to assist
Fire department called out to East Village high-rise
Crash sends man to hospital, firefighters cut roof
Man pinned between CTrain and LRT platform in
Helicopter called out to river rescue in Canmore