• The smoke alarm brigade is back for an 11th consecutive year

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    June 18, 2021

    For an 11t h consecutive year, Montréal’s fire department (SIM) will be deploying its smoke alarm brigade. Until the end of September, 45 students will be meeting with residents of various areas in the urban agglomeration of Montréal, to check the presence and proper working order of their smoke alarms.

  • 2020 Activity Report

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    May 26, 2021

  • 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.

  • 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