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Firefighters trained in grain rescue

Firefighters trained in grain rescue

Reading Time: < 1 minute Funding from the Alberta Wheat Commission is helping to provide grain rescue training for firefighters and boost awareness of its BeGrainSafe program, says the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association.  The program is focused on dangers of grain entrapment and includes a website ( and training materials. But it also has a training course that prepares firefighters […] Read more

horse being rescued from a trailer

Do you know what to do in an animal emergency?

It’s all about making it real and keeping rescue efforts simple, American expert says of upcoming Olds workshop

Reading Time: 3 minutes When a truck carrying livestock flips, or there’s a need to rescue horses or cattle during a flood, most people don’t know what to do. That’s where Rebecca Gimenez comes in. Gimenez, who hails from Macon, Georgia, will be teaching a workshop on animal rescue and emergency preparedness in Olds on June 25 and 26. […] Read more