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Important update regarding duty gear at the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge

The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association have jointly released a notice on the emerging issue of potential health risks posed by firefighter PPE. Recent studies have revealed that Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), a class of chemicals that may be linked to cancer, are present in turnout gear.

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Stairclimb Wrap-Up

Join us for the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge wrap-up on Facebook Live, where we will announce prize winners and hear from Calgary Fire Department Chief, Steve Dongworth, as well as Codey McIntyre, Acting President of the Firefighters Assistance Charitable Society.

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Red Deer Has What It Takes

While Red Deer has a multitude of wondrous qualities, this year it can add to the list … a set of ‘Competitive Stairs’ for firefighters who are competing in the 7th annual Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in support of Wellspring Calgary.

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