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Winds fan fire near base in Labrador
May 26, 2012, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. - Crews continue to battle a fire near the 5 Wing Goose Bay military airbase in Labrador.
Weather change helps fire crews in Timmins
May 26, 2012, Timmins, Ont. _ Emergency officials in northern Ontario say the powerful winds that have fanned the flames of fierce wildfires and pushed smoke and ash toward Timmins have calmed down.
Two die in Ontario seniors home fire
May 26, 2012, Ottawa - The same day a coroner's jury issued 39 recommendations on fire safety in seniors homes, two residents died when a fire broke out at a retirement residence in the eastern Ontario town of Hawkesbury. The Ottawa Citizen reports.
Now it's up to McGunity to stop seniors from burning to death
May 26, 2012, Toronto - As Christie Blatchford writes in today's National Post, once again, ordinary people, the jurors who sat at the Muskoka Heights inquest, have seen through the bafflegab to the truth and done their job. Now it's up to the Ontario government to implement the recommendations and prevent more seniors from dying in retirement home fires.
Inquest calls for overhaul of safety for retirement homes
May 25, 2012, Toronto – The jury in the inquest into four fire deaths at the Muskoka Heights retirement home in Orillia, Ont., called Friday for extensive changes to legislation and fire and building codes to better protect seniors.
May 25, 2012, Toronto – Great news out of Alberta, where the Conservative government announced presumptive legislation for post-traumatic stress disorder in its throne speech on Thursday.
Steam sends firefighters back to site of stubborn blaze
May 25, 2012, Calgary - Fire crews wrapped up their investigation at a metal recycling yard Thursday afternoon after reports of smoke turned out to be steam. The Calgary Herald reports.
Wildfires put Timmins under state of emergency
May 25, 2012, Timmins, Ont. - The city of Timmins has declared a state of emergency as a massive brush fire burns for the fourth consecutive day. 680 AM News reports.
Fire ban lifted in Strathcona County
May 25, 2012, Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County’s rain-soaked week officially brought an end to the local fire ban early Wednesday morning. The Sherwood Park News reports.
Apartment fire sends mother, daughter to hospital
May 24, 2012, Toronto - A mother and her daughter were taken to a Toronto hospital after a two-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building early Friday morning. CP 24 News reports.