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Apartment fire may have been deliberately set
April 30, 2012, Halifax - Halifax police are investigating a suspicious apartment fire in Fairview. The Chronicle Herald reports.
Power bump causes 13 false alarms
April 27, 2012, Regina – Firefighters were attending to false alarms all over Regina early Friday morning — and a power bump apparently had something to do with it. CBC News Reports.
Hearing-impaired group calls for visual alarms
April 27, 2012, Toronto – Advocates for hearing-impaired people want the Ontario government to change the fire code to include visual smoke alarms in rental units and long-term care facilities.
Fire hits second rooming house
April 27, 2012, Peterborough, Ont. – For the second time in two years, a rooming house near downtown Peterborough, at 188 Edinburgh Street, has gone up in flames.
Chemical spill sends firefighter to hospital
April 27, 2012, Calgary - A Calgary firefighter has been sent to hospital after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning up a chemical spill at a northeast lab. CTV Calgary reports.
Man injured in Clarke's Beach fire
April 27, 2012, Clarke's Beach, N.L. - Police are investigating after a house fire in a Newfoundland and Labrador community early today.
Condos present challenge for Toronto firefighters: chief
April 27, 2012, Toronto - High-rise condos make it more difficult for firefighters to respond to emergencies, according to Toronto's fire chief. CTV Toronto reports.
Firefighters use brooms to beat forest fire
April 27, 2012, Assiniboine Forest, Man. - Fires in a south end urban forest proved problematic for firefighters. Not because of the intensity of the sporadic flames — they were no more than a couple of feet high — but their location wasn't flush with water sources. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Edmonton house fire may have been deliberately set
April 27, 2012, Edmonton - An early morning blaze at a westend home Thursday may have been deliberately set, say fire officials. The Edmonton Sun reports.
Careless smoking blamed for million dollar blaze
April 27, 2012, Winnipeg - Careless disposal of smoking materials has been blamed for a Winnipeg fire that caused $1 million in damage. CBC News reports.