According to a press release, a firefighter in the City of Lachute was injured when intervening in a fire last week.
Mayor Carl Péloquin wished the firefighter a speedy recovery.
“This reminds us of the risks of a firefighter’s job,” Péloquin was quoted as saying. “We’re lucky to be able to count of devoted professional who are ready to run the risks to protect the lives, security and well-being of our citizens.”
Alain St-Jacques is the deputy director of firefighting services.
He says the injured firefighters is appreciated by his colleagues for his ability to keep calm and “analytical spirit.”
The release mentioned the firefighter will be recovering for many weeks but did not specify the injury.
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