Firefighter loses his life – The City of Pointe-Claire offers its condolences to his family and colleagues
The City of Pointe-Claire extends its deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Pierre Lacroix, a dedicated firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty while performing a rescue mission in the St. Lawrence River on October 17.
Friends and colleagues agree that Pierre Lacroix, who had been a firefighter for 20 years, was dedicated to helping others and was passionate about his job, despite the risks involved. He will be remembered by all as a hero.
In addition to fighting fires, Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal firefighters work across the territory of the Island of Montréal as first responders in accidents involving hazardous materials and in rescue operations. They have been serving the population since 1829.