• Butthead

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    May 5, 2021

    Butthead, n.: someone who throws their cigarette butts anywhere. This seemingly harmless gesture may actually cause fires and is a source of pollution.

  • Launch of the flood awareness campaign

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    March 31, 2021

  • Testimonial by Francis Dubreuil, captain of the Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal

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    March 11, 2021

    ''A citizen had called 911 to report a fire burning uncontrollably in his kitchen, located in a ground-floor unit of a 42-unit apartment building.[...] The occupant of the apartment above, #302, did not have a smoke alarm. As the smoke was spreading throughout her apartment, she remained fast asleep.''

  • When you set your clocks forward, check your smoke alarm

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    March 4, 2021

    During the night of March 13 to 14, you will have to change the time on your clocks. Montréal’s fire department (SIM) would like to take this opportunity to remind Montrealers to check that their fire alarms are in good working order. Saving lives could be that simple!

  • The SIM encourages extreme caution with frozen bodies of water

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    March 3, 2021

  • Safe Holidays

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    December 18, 2020

    This year, even though gatherings are forbidden due to COVID-19, we must follow recommendations in order to stay safe during the Holidays.