ENERCARE Hero of the Game 2017-18



Mike (Spyke) Pintar

Saturday November 4, 2017
For all that he is good natured and regarded by many close friends as an easy-going jokester, Timmins Fire Chief Mike “Spyke” Pintar has always taken his job so seriously.  Pintar first entered the fire service back in 1991 as a volunteer with the Schumacher brigade. At the time he was working in the plant engineering department at the Dome Mine. Nearly 10 years after that, he made the switch to apply as a full time firefighter. He climbed the career ladder quickly, becoming the deputy chief after six years and then was named chief a year later.  FULL STORY



Carla Oreskovich
Sunday November 5, 2017
On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at approximately 4:28 a.m., a 911 call i received by ambulance communication officer Carla Oreskovich. A male on the line advised that his wife was pregnant and her water had just broken.  Carla began to gather the address and phone number of the caller, and paramedics were dispatched. She continued speaking to the male, gathering information. Approximately one minute into the call, Carla asks if Dad can see any part of the baby to which he responds that he can see the baby’s head.  FULL STORY

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