FireLens.com

The official site of fire photographer Sylvain Pedneault

47,427 images

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - Old barn fire in Ste.Cecile.de.Milton

Roxton Pond and St.Valerien firefighters responded on Main street in Ste.Cecile.de.Milton for a wooden garage fire.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - Complex extrication

St.Hyacinthe firefighters used two extrication units simultaneously (each equiped with two extrication tools) to free a woman pined in her car. St.Simon firefighters provided fire...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - Collision with a police car

A Sûreté du Québec police officier was injured when her patrol car was struck by another vehicle on highway 20 at km 123 near La Presentation. At the time of the accident, road conditions...

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Monday, January 22, 2007 - Extrication on Charlotte road

St.Liboire's First Responders and Fire Department, St.Hyacinthe's extrication unit, St.Hyacinthe paramedics and Sûreté du Québec police officers responded to the first major accident of the...

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Sunday, January 22, 2006 - Large shed fire in Roxton Pond

Roxton Pond and Roxton Falls firefighters did an extraordinary protection job by avoiding any dammage to a large house located only two meters away from a burning garage.

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Saturday, January 22, 2005 - House fire beginning

The beginning of a fire in a house resulted in a 10-07 all fire stations. The fire was however put out rapidly by the Saint-Hyacinthe Fire Department.

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Thursday, January 22, 2004 - School fire

A garbage can ignites in a classroom, the fire spreads quickly to the ceiling.

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Here are the photographic archives of FireLens.com, where are published more than 47,000 photographs from the world of emergency services.

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47,427 images


Here are the photographic archives of FireLens.com, where are published more than 47,000 photographs from the world of emergency services.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017 - Live burn in Rougemont

The Rougemont Fire Department organized a training day in an abandoned building. In total, 3 controlled burns and a final burn allowed participants to learn more about fire behaviour,...

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Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Live burn in Upton

The Upton Fire Department organized a training day in an abandoned building. In total, 5 controlled burns and a final burn allowed participants to learn more about fire behaviour, water...

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Residential fire in St.Eugene

Fire completely destroyed a large residential building in St.Eugene near Drummondville.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Barn fire in St.Hugues

A fire completely destroyed a barn on Bourchemin West road in St.Hugues. When firefighters arrived, the fire had already spreaded to most of the building.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Live burn in St.Hugues

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Second alarm in St.Hyacinthe

St.Hyacinthe firefighters requested a second alarm to fight a fire in a detached residential garage.

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Incidents on FireLens.com are geocoded, that is they are tagged with a longitude and a latitude. That information is used here to present a Google Maps geographical map of all incidents covered by FireLens.com. Each marker displayed on the map is clickable.

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About


FireLens.com

FireLens.com currently publishes a total of 47,427 images taken by fire photographer Sylvain Pedneault on 1296 emergency calls that happened over a period of more than 18 years.

Initially started as an easy way to share photographs with firefighters appearing on them, the site quickly grew in popularity, and eventually became one of the largest single-author fire photography web sites. The map displays quite impressively the magnitude of the site's content!

Sylvain Pedneault

Having discovered the domain of firefighting through photography in 2002, I founded FireLens.com as well as many other related projects over the years. I eventually became a firefighter, then promoted lieutenant, and finally captain. I also specialize in firefighter health and safety. In other words, I keep busy! ;)

  • Captain, St.Dominique Fire Department
  • Race track firefighter, Autodrome Granby & Multi-Soins
  • Fire photographer, Lentille.com and 14 fire departments
  • Photographer (studio), Studio.Lentille.com
  • Programmer-analyst