In Memoriam - article
on a member's sad passing in the line of
duty - See the recent article in
The Hants Journal...
'After the Cocoon
- Canadian Burn Survivors'
- Local member will be flown to Winnipeg for
premiere of movie...
Burn Care 2013
Spryfield Bowlarama, Halifax - see
2013 - Sunday August 11 to Friday
Acknowledging Local Support...
'Doug Castel presented one of our clocks to
Joe Dupuis from Amherst during their annual
curling fundraiser for the NSFFBTS.
Joe is the owner of the local A&W in Amherst
and has donated a lot to the event to ensure
This year he donated the costs for all the
ice time, several prizes, and was
responsible for bringing back the fabulous
kitchen staff for the event. In
recognition of his efforts we presented him
with the clock. The event was attended by
Dave Collier, Doug Castel, Jim Benoit and
Graham Feindel. Proceeds from this event
will be donated to us by the Amherst Fire
Department during our annual bowl-a-thon.'
Donates Hockey Win to NSFFBTS
The DND Fire
Dept Hockey Team won the annual
Ray Kline Memorial Fire Dept
Hockey Tournament held at the
Centennial arena in mid-January.
Tournament organizers provided
the winning team with $500 plus
canteen profits to donate to the
charity of their choice. Both
finalists, DND Fire and Halifax
Rickards Red chose the Society
as their preferred charity.
the DND Fire on their 2013
championship win and a huge
‘thank you’ from the Society for
the total $750 donation.
The Society would also like to
recognize and thank Halifax
Regional Fire Fighters Derek
McCarthy and Adam MacNeil for
their efforts in organizing the
To The Call
Each year Nova Scotia Firefighters receive thousands of
emergency calls. Well trained firefighters respond to the
problem as quickly as possible. But the commitment and
dedication to the injured do not end when the emergency is
under control and trucks are back in the station.
In 1983, eight firefighters founded the Nova Scotia
Firefighters' Burn Treatment Society. The aim of this
charitable organization is to raise money for
the victims of burn injury.
read more about
on About Us page...
for our printer-friendly Fact Sheet in MS
The NSFFBTS, influenced by the
QEII and the IWK burn units, established a camp where adult
and child survivors of burns could come together. The camp
started in 1998 and has been a great success ever since.
The primary purpose of the
camp is to provide an opportunity for burn survivors to come
together in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy all the fun that
a camp can provide.
It’s also an opportunity for the
campers, if they wish, to join in discussions about being a
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