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Written by CBC News
Feb. 24, 2017, Trepassey, N.L. - Police are investigating after fire destroyed a convenience store in Trepassey, on the southern tip of the Avalon Peninsula, early Friday morning. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Nelson Daily
Feb. 24, 2017, Nelson, B.C. - Nelson Fire Rescue was called to perform a rope rescue near Mountain Lake Seniors Home in Fairview after an elderly woman fell down a steep bank Thursday afternoon. The Nelson Daily reports. | READ MORE
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Feb. 24, 2017, Burnaby, B.C. - Burnaby firefighters had a long battle with a fire at a used furniture store near Kingsway early Friday morning. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 24, 2017, Sudbury, Ont. - City staff say a plan to overhaul Greater Sudbury's fire department will ensure that more Sudburians are safe and will replace outdated fire halls. But the long-awaited optimization plan will also see an increase in taxes in areas currently served by volunteer firefighters, whose numbers could be cut in half, while more full-time firefighters are hired. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Calgary Sun
Feb. 23, 2017, Calgary - The City of Calgary has reached a collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters' union, marking the first time in two decades a deal has been reached between the two parties without arbitration. The Calgary Sun reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 23, 2017, Calgary - A member of the Calgary Fire Department was transported to hospital early Wednesday evening after being injured while battling a fire in a northeast house. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 23, 2017, Barrie, Ont. - A fire inside a Barrie retirement home on Wendesday evening sent one person to hospital. The patient is believed to be a resident at Woods Park Care Centre retirement residence who suffered smoke inhalation. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
Feb. 23, 2017, Brampton, Ont. - Ontario's Office of the Fire Marshal says there were no working smoke alarms in a Brampton, Ont., home where a fire killed three members of the same family last week.
Written by CBC News
Feb. 22, 2017, Hamilton, Ont. - One person is dead following an apartment fire in downtown Hamilton on Tuesday evening. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Star Phoenix
Feb. 22, 2017, Saskatoon - Saskatoon fire crews spent much of Tuesday night battling a fire at the Bonanza Steakhouse.While the fire was serious enough to be upgraded to a 2nd alarm fire, the restaurant owner confirmed to the fire department that all staff were accounted for. The Star Phoenix reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Caledon Enterprise
Feb. 21, 2017, Mississauga, Ont. - Four part-time Halton Hills firefighters have been told to quit by their full-time union or face a number of penalties including ejection from its ranks. The Caledon Enterprise reports. | READ MORE
Written by 680 AM News
Feb. 21, 2017, Toronto - A woman has serious injuries after a three-alarm fire at a Toronto Community Housing (TCH) building on Monday – the third major fire at a TCH property in almost two weeks. 680 AM News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 21, 2017, Saint John, N.B. - Saint John firefighters were called to a structure fire in the city's north end early on Tuesday morning. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Sooke News Mirror
Feb. 21, 2017, Sooke, B.C. - A Sooke RCMP officer and a Sooke Fire Rescue volunteer are being hailed local heroes for saving a woman’s life on Saturday after she collapsed on the street in Sooke. The Sooke News Mirror reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 21, 2017, Saint Clemens, Ont. - All three fire divisions in Wellesley township responded to a barn fire north of Saint Clemens, Monday morning. The deputy fire chief said the fire broke out shortly after 10 a.m. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 21, 2017, Edmonton - A fire that gutted a west-Edmonton apartment complex last week is now being investigated as an arson. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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Feb. 17, 2017, Fergus, Ont. - A propane heater may be to blame for a fire that destroyed a truck repair business near Fergus Wednesday night. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Fort McMurray Today
Feb. 17, 2017, Fort McMurray, Alta. - The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has named Jody Butz, assistant deputy chief for Regional Emergency Services, as the new fire chief for Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo. He takes the top job on Feb. 27. Fort McMurray Today reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 17, 2017, Edmonton - A fire broke out at a west Edmonton apartment complex Thursday morning in the Callingwood area, where crews arrived to find some residents on their balconies. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 16, 2017, K'atl'odeeche First Nation, N.W.T. - The Hay River RCMP has confirmed that one person is dead following a house fire Wednesday night at the K'atl'odeeche First Nation Reserve near Hay River, N.W.T. The N.W.T's coroner's office and the RCMP Major Crime Unit has been called in to investigate. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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