Langford Fire Rescue

Langford Fire Rescue raised $1,065 for Burn Camp this year. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford firefighters raise $1,065 for Burn Camp

B.C. firefighters and burn survivors raise $200,068 this year for Burn Camp

  • Aug 3, 2020
Langford Fire Rescue raised $1,065 for Burn Camp this year. (Black Press Media file photo)
The 1.9-hectare fire that blazed through Mill Hill Regional Park is officially out, says Langford Fire Rescue. The fire was believed to be human-caused. (Susan Anderson photo)

Mill Hill brush fire officially out

Fire burned 1.9 hectares between Langford and View Royal over the last week

  • Jul 29, 2020
The 1.9-hectare fire that blazed through Mill Hill Regional Park is officially out, says Langford Fire Rescue. The fire was believed to be human-caused. (Susan Anderson photo)
An eventful weekend in Goldstream Provincial Park included a bear sighting near the trestle trail and the rescue of a man and dog, after the man became overheated and disoriented. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Large black bear spotted near Goldstream Trestle

No injuries to hikers, B.C. Conservation Service notified

An eventful weekend in Goldstream Provincial Park included a bear sighting near the trestle trail and the rescue of a man and dog, after the man became overheated and disoriented. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst says an early morning fire serves as a reminder to check smoke detectors. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

Bedridden elderly woman rescued from burning home on Songhees Nation

View Royal fire chief says fire is a reminder to check smoke alarms

View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst says an early morning fire serves as a reminder to check smoke detectors. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
The 1.5-hectare fire that blazed through Mill Hill Regional Park Tuesday evening is believed to be human-caused. (Susan Anderson photo)

Brush fire near View Royal neighbourhood believed to be human-caused

Mill Hill Regional Park remains closed while crews extinguish blaze

The 1.5-hectare fire that blazed through Mill Hill Regional Park Tuesday evening is believed to be human-caused. (Susan Anderson photo)
A plane drops fire suppressant onto the wildfire at Mill Hill regional park. (@chadhip/Twitter)

UPDATED: CRD closes Mill Hill Park as crews battle wildfire

Langford Fire Rescue asking people to avoid the area

A plane drops fire suppressant onto the wildfire at Mill Hill regional park. (@chadhip/Twitter)
Three-year-old Maycie was given a stuffed dog from Langford Fire Rescue for being brave after getting stuck in an elevator with her mom in Langford. (Courtesy of AJ Vining)

Langford Fire Rescue calms mother and daughter trapped in elevator

Three-year-old girl given stuffed animal to calm nerves

Three-year-old Maycie was given a stuffed dog from Langford Fire Rescue for being brave after getting stuck in an elevator with her mom in Langford. (Courtesy of AJ Vining)
Langford Fire Rescue responded to a fire on the Galloping Goose Trail in Langford near Luxton Road and the South Vancouver Island Rangers property. The fire has been deemed suspicious. (Photo courtesy of Carol Murray)

Fire on Galloping Goose in Langford deemed suspicious

Possible remnants of baby stroller left behind

Langford Fire Rescue responded to a fire on the Galloping Goose Trail in Langford near Luxton Road and the South Vancouver Island Rangers property. The fire has been deemed suspicious. (Photo courtesy of Carol Murray)
Langford Fire Rescue is giving out free pocket ashtrays so residents can dispose of cigarette butts responsibly. (Facebook/Langford Fire Rescue)
Langford Fire Rescue is giving out free pocket ashtrays so residents can dispose of cigarette butts responsibly. (Facebook/Langford Fire Rescue)
Fire crews were called to the scene of a brush fire near Langford on April 21. (Twitter/Langford Fire Rescue)

Fire departments urge West Shore residents to be fire smart as wildfire season begins

Residents encouraged to clear area around home of combustible debris

Fire crews were called to the scene of a brush fire near Langford on April 21. (Twitter/Langford Fire Rescue)
Dozens of community members dropped by Langford Fire Rescue’s annual open house, which takes place during fire prevention week every year. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)

Fire prevention week focuses on having an escape plan

Homes burn faster now than they did a decade ago, Langford fire chief says

Dozens of community members dropped by Langford Fire Rescue’s annual open house, which takes place during fire prevention week every year. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Vikram Seth tries to put out some fires at Langford Fire Rescue’s open house last year. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford Fire Rescue promises fun for all at annual open house

Fire truck rides, pancake breakfast highlight Oct. 6 event

Vikram Seth tries to put out some fires at Langford Fire Rescue’s open house last year. (Black Press Media file photo)
A car lost control and flipped on Players Drive in Langford at about 1 p.m. Thursday. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)

Driver sent to hospital after rollover crash on Langford lawn

Neighbours concerned about speed of vehicles travelling on Skirt Mountain

  • Aug 8, 2019
A car lost control and flipped on Players Drive in Langford at about 1 p.m. Thursday. (Rick Stiebel/News Staff)
Crews repair damage after Tuesday night water main break in Langford

Crews repair damage after Tuesday night water main break in Langford

Flooding resulted in property damage, forced evacuation from Langford homes

Crews repair damage after Tuesday night water main break in Langford
A tree fell on a vehicle that had four occupants in it on Springhill Road during Thursday’s storm. No one inside the vehicle was injured according to Langford Fire Rescue. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)

Many still without power on the West Shore after Thursday’s storm

Storm debris scattered on roads and sidewalks

A tree fell on a vehicle that had four occupants in it on Springhill Road during Thursday’s storm. No one inside the vehicle was injured according to Langford Fire Rescue. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)
Sooke firefighter Brandon Knowles (left to right), Metchosin Lt. Gord Grivel, Sooke firefighter Rod Davis and Langford firefighter Keith Detlor arrived in Fort St. James earlier this week to help battle the wildfires.                                 (Langford Fire Rescue photo)

West Shore firefighters answer call to battle fires in north-central B.C.

Crews to help with structural fire protection in Fort St. James

Sooke firefighter Brandon Knowles (left to right), Metchosin Lt. Gord Grivel, Sooke firefighter Rod Davis and Langford firefighter Keith Detlor arrived in Fort St. James earlier this week to help battle the wildfires.                                 (Langford Fire Rescue photo)
Crews battle brush fire on Skirt Mountain in Langford

Crews battle brush fire on Skirt Mountain in Langford

Firefighters respond from new section of Bear Mountain Parkway

Crews battle brush fire on Skirt Mountain in Langford
Emergency crews responded to reports that two men were electrocuted on Peatt Road in Langford Wednesday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Emergency crews responded to reports that two men were electrocuted on Peatt Road in Langford Wednesday afternoon. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
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Emergency crews respond to incident in Goldstream Provincial Park

Delays in both directions on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langford

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Paramedics rush a patient into emergency care. (File photo courtesy of B.C. Emergency Health Services)
Paramedics rush a patient into emergency care. (File photo courtesy of B.C. Emergency Health Services)