Colwood Fire Rescue

Flares created an orange glow in the sky near Victoria Monday night. (Rebecca Wilde/Black Press)

Flares used in Greater Victoria training exercise prompt 911 call

A training exercise created an orange glow in the sky Monday night

Flares created an orange glow in the sky near Victoria Monday night. (Rebecca Wilde/Black Press)
Colwood Fire Rescue’s large trucks are too heavy fior the Esquimalt Lagoon Bridge (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)

Colwood fire trucks too heavy to cross Esquimalt Lagoon Bridge

Colwood Fire Rescue’s larger trucks exceed bridge’s weight limit

  • Oct 2, 2018
Colwood Fire Rescue’s large trucks are too heavy fior the Esquimalt Lagoon Bridge (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)
(Gazette file photo)

Rollover crash in Colwood occurred after driver had epileptic seizure

Colwood Fire used the Jaws of Life to extricate two people inside the vehicle

(Gazette file photo)
Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood

The driver was transported to hospital, and the extent of his injuries are unknown

Emergency crews rescue trapped driver after rollover crash in Colwood
Colwood Fire Rescue responded to the 300-block of Goldstream Avenue Sunday night after a toddler got his head stuck in a candle holder. (Gazette file photo)

West Shore toddler gets head stuck in candle holder

Crews were able to safely remove the three-foot-long holder

Colwood Fire Rescue responded to the 300-block of Goldstream Avenue Sunday night after a toddler got his head stuck in a candle holder. (Gazette file photo)