Pro-Tec Promotions in Calgary

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The promotion of Chief Theriault to Regional Chief for Canadian Operations and his move to Saskatoon Airport, have brought some new changes to roles and personnel in Calgary. A huge congratulations to a few members of the fire station who were successful in the promotion process. The first task was to replace the Fire Chief. Deputy Chief Mitchell has been … Read More

Canadian Operations

Canadian Regional Fire Chief

Written by Bill Hershman, President, Pro-Tec Fire Services Chief Bryan House, who has been our Chief in Saskatoon since we started internationally in 2004, recently announced his retirement effective at the end of 2021.  We are pleased to announce that Chief Sylvain Theriault, (pictured left), who has been our fire chief at Calgary since we started in 2019, will be … Read More

Saskatoon Airport Fire Chief set to retire

Submitted by Captain Jody Ruest, Saskatoon Airport ARFF Chief Bryan House started working for Transport Canada in 1980 in Airfield maintenance at the Saskatoon Airport. In 1981 Bryan transferred to the Airport Fire Department as a firefighter working his way up to the Captain / Fire Officer position.  In August of 1996 the Saskatoon Airport contracted out the airport fire … Read More

Employee of 1st Quarter 2021

We had a number of nominations for Employee of the 1st Quarter that it was impossible to narrow it down to just one, so we decided to do something a little different and pick TWO employees of the 1st Quarter. First up is FF Colin Dyck at Calgary International Airport.  Colin was nominated by Deputy Fire Chief Brett Gerein and … Read More

ARFF Vehicle Positioning

Have you ever wondered why ARFF (Aircraft Rescue Firefighting) vehicles park a certain way at an incident? Or why on a video you saw of a plane on fire, the ARFF vehicles are approaching the incident from different angles while pumping their agent and driving? ARFF vehicles are capable of spraying a tremendous amount of agent from their two front … Read More

Pro-Tec Fire Services to Provide ARFF Services at Stennis International Airport

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Courtesy of Stennis International Airport ‘The MAA Flyer’ Effective March 1, Stennis International Airport’s Fire Department will be staffed and operated by Pro-Tec Fire Services. Pro-Tec, the largest private provider of Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services in North America, has similar contracts with Trent Lott International Airport in Jackson County and Mobile’s airport, among many others. The Fire … Read More