Welcome to FireLens.com! Now more than 14 years old, FireLens.com presents today more than 47 000 photographs of emergency incidents in Quebec (Canada) and receives hundreds of visitors daily.

FireLens.com is the exclusive web site of fire photographer Sylvain Pedneault, Captain for the St.Dominique Fire Department and Safety Officer for Flash Training.

Incidents on August 20...
August 20 2011
Fire house inauguration...
August 20 2008
Unusual accident on Vaudreuil street...
August 20 2008
Moto-auto accident...
August 20 2008
Fire in an old truck...
August 20 2004
School garbage container...

Sponsored by SYLTECH

The Mécanique Syltech Inc. company is the latest sponsor to join FireLens.com. Mecanique Syltech will provide maintenance and service for the vehicle I use to respond to incidents!

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Sponsored by L'ARSENAL

My personal protection equipment (turnout gear, or bunker) is generously provided by L'ARSENAL. L'ARSENAL regroups companies CMP Mayer, Thibault & associates, and Isotech, thus offering everything you need to fight fires under the same roof.

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Last copies of my book

If you do not have your copy of the BOOK OF FIRE yet, please note that there are no more books at the store, but I still have a few copies with me. If you wish to get a copy of this spectacular photo book, please contact me via the Contact page..


Check out the The Book! page for more information.

Official photographer

New nominations

In addition to having been named official photographer for the St.Hyacinthe City Fire Department a few years ago, I have also been recently appointed official photographer of the following fire departments:

  1. Saint-Hyacinthe
  2. St-Pie
  3. St-Valérien-de-Milton
  4. St-Dominique
  5. Ste-Hélène
  6. St-Jude
  7. St-Damase
  8. Ste-Madeleine
  9. St-Simon
  10. St-Liboire
  11. Louis-Aimé-Massue
  12. St-Hugues
  13. St-Marcel
  14. St-Denis

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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 management, operations coordination, and many more aspects of firefighting.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Residential fire in St.Eugene

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

Monday, August 18, 2014

Tour cycliste Frédérick Duguay 2014

About twenty firefighters, police officers, business people and others bicycled for three days during the Tour cycliste Frédérick Duguay 2014 of Muscular dystrophy Canada. The event raised more than $39,400 this year! Event photography: a "gold" sponsorship of FireLens.com!

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.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Live burn in St.Hugues


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.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Live burn in Roxton Pond

The Roxton Pond Fire Department, in collaboration with St.Dominique and St.Valerien fire departments, organized a training day in an abandoned building. In total, 4 controlled burns and a final burn allowed participants to learn more about fire behaviour, water management, operations coordination, and many more aspects of firefighting.
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NFPA 1403 live fires

A house to burn?

If you have a building to burn down as part of a drill for your firefighters, make sure you are aware of all the requirements included in the NFPA 1403 standard.


Being part of a specialized live burn team that works with the NFPA 1403 standard, we can help you find you what your planning process should include. Contact me for more information.

































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