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Owners could feel heat over false fire alarms
April 6, 2011, St. Catharines, Ont. - A false fire alarm will be a little more expensive in St. Catharines, with fire Chief Mark Mehlenbacher's recommendation that those who cry wolf be hit with a whopping bill. The St. Catharines Standard reports.
Female firefighter makes history
April 6, 2011, Calgary - Eighteen years after joining up with Calgary’s blaze battlers, Mona Kronberg’s breaking its glass ceiling with a fire axe. This week, Kronberg will become the first woman field officer with the Calgary Fire Department when she’s officially promoted to lieutenant. The Calgary Sun reports.
Cigarette blamed for triplex fire
April 6, 2011, Calgary - The Calgary Fire Department says a cigarette left in a container on the deck of a Deer Run triplex started a blaze that led to about $900,000 in damage and threatened the lives of 10 residents last week. The Calgary Herald reports.
B.C. training officers secure provincial grant
April 5, 2011, Vancouver - The B.C. Fire Training Officers Association announced late Monday that the it has secured a provincial gaming grant to further training of B.C. fire rescue service members. Grant money will be used for several training programs in 2011.
Province’s dawdling leaves seniors vulnerable
April 5, 2011, Timmins, Ont. - The Timmins Police haven’t yet released the old doll’s name, but she is the 45th Ontario senior to die in a nursing or retirement home fire since 1980. The Globe and Mail reports.
Fire truck driver back on the job
April 5, 2011, Winnipeg - The firefighter behind the wheel of a fire truck that hit a man lying on a north end road was already back at work by Monday, said the head of the firefighters union. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Fire marshal finished at scene of Woodstock blaze
April 5, 2011, Woodstock, Ont. - The Ontario Fire Marshal's Office continues to seek the cause of an explosion and fire in Woodstock that killed two residents and left dozens homeless. CTV Southwestern Ontario reports.
Manitoba house fire hospitalizes two women
April 5, 2011, Winnipeg - Two women were taken to hospital in stable condition Monday morning following a fire at a Corydon-area home. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Fire truck kills man lying on street
April 4, 2011, Winnipeg - A fire truck struck and killed a man early Sunday morning — a rare accident that left police with a mystery. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Fire forces apartment evacuation
April 4, 2011, Gatineau, Que. - A candle left unattended caused a fire that forced the early morning evacuation of a Gatineau apartment building, fire officials say. CBC News reports.