Langford Fire Rescue

Acting Assistant Chief Simon Chadwick and the team at Langford Fire Rescue are reminding residents of the importance of working smoke detectors in their homes after the number of fire deaths in the province have doubled over the past two years. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

As fire deaths trend up, Island fire official stresses importance of working detectors

Langford is offering free fire safety inspections as part of its prevention services

 

An excavator operator was hospitalized with serious injuries Wednesday morning after an excavator rolled down a 50-foot cliff at a construction site in Langford. (Courtesy of Peter Milburn)

Island operator hospitalized after excavator tumbles down a 50-foot cliff

Worker taken to hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning

 

West Shore fire crews responded to a townhome fire in Langford Saturday evening, which left a family pet dead. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Fire in Greater Victoria townhome Saturday evening claims family cat

West Shore fire crews responded to the fire around 5:30 p.m.

 

West Shore firefighters had a busy start to the week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Capital region power outages send firefighters on 5 separate elevator rescues

West Shore firefighters left busy with rescues, flooding and fires on Monday

West Shore firefighters had a busy start to the week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews are responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park. The highway was closed in both directions and reopened at roughly 12:40 a.m. Friday. (Photo courtesy of Westshore Towing)

Fuel truck crash closes B.C. highway, sends two to hospital

Trans-Canada Highway reopens to traffic early Friday morning

Emergency crews are responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park. The highway was closed in both directions and reopened at roughly 12:40 a.m. Friday. (Photo courtesy of Westshore Towing)
A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Emergency crews rescue pregnant woman after fall on mountain near Victoria

Roughly four-hour-long rescue includes firefighters from two departments

A team of firefighters transfers an injured woman to an ambulance waiting on Finlayson Arm Road in Langford. The pregnant hiker fell and injured her ankle on Mount Finlayson Monday. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)