This column focuses on fire apparatus news in the ten
provinces and three territories of Canada. While the main concentration is on
new apparatus deliveries to the major cities, this column provides fire
apparatus news from across Canada.
F.A.J. Contributing Editor
The Canada Update Column is written by Shane
MacKichan. Shane has been a professional firefighter in Vancouver
since 2000. He photographs apparatus throughout the Pacific
Northwest and wherever he travels. He has co-authored two books:
Encyclopedia of Canadian Fire Apparatus and Pierce Fire
Apparatus 1939-2006: An Illustrated History.
Shane MacKichan can be contacted at