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Written by The Owen Sound Sun Times
Nov. 2, 2018, Oliphant, Ont. - An investigator with the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal believes a portable heater caused a house fire Tuesday morning which left a 17-year-old with life-threatening, which since were upgraded to serious, and three others with lesser injuries. The Owen Sound Sun Times reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Nov. 1, 2018, Saskatoon - Improper storage of boxes and paper was the cause of a fire at a restaurant in Sutherland. The Saskatoon Fire Department was alerted smoke was coming from Donair & Pizza Palace at roughly 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 1, 2018, Calgary - A Calgary landlord has been slapped with a $40,000 fine for violating the fire code in a secondary suite rented to a woman and her son. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 1, 2018, Vaughan, Ont. - Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle collision involving a tanker truck on a major toll highway north of Toronto, officials say. The fuel tanker burst into flames on Highway 407, in Vaughan, Ont., just before 5 p.m. ET, according to the Ontario Provincial Police. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 31, 2018, Piapot First Nation, Sask. - A fire at the water treatment plant on the Piapot First Nation has put the community in a state of emergency, according to Chief Jeremy Fourhorns. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Edmonton Journal
Oct. 31, 2018, Edmonton - Fire crews sealed a gas leak in an industrial area Tuesday afternoon that stank up a swath of south Edmonton. The Edmonton Journal reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 31, 2018, Toronto - An early morning fire has destroyed a house under construction in south Etobicoke on Wednesday, but no one was injured in the blaze. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Sarnia Observer
Oct. 30, 2018, Sarnia, Ont. - Overtime in Sarnia’s fire service continues to have a big impact on the city’s financials. Projections are $1.1 million will be paid out by end of December, mostly to cover shift requirements as several firefighters have been off on extended leave for workplace-incurred injuries and illnesses, said Fire Chief John Kingyens. The Sarnia Observer reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 30, 2018, Edmonton - A fire destroyed a Pick-n-Pull shop in northwest Edmonton Sunday morning. Fire crews were called to the business — which buys and sells recycled auto parts, salvage vehicles and scrap metal — at around 3:30 a.m. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Times Colonist
Oct. 30, 2018, Songhees Nation, B.C. - A 49-year-old man has been charged with arson in connection with a fire that destroyed his common-law partner’s manufactured home and a neighbouring home on the Songhees Nation last week. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Oct. 30, 2018, Bradford, Ont. - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a fire at a storage facility in Bradford. Crews responded to the fire shortly before 7 a.m. Monday morning. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 29, 2018, Winnipeg - Police say they believe the fire that killed two people in Point Douglas Friday was not criminal in nature. But police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with four other fires that broke out in the same area at around the same time.  CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 29, 2018, St. Mary's Bay, N.L. - The Hickey & Sons Fisheries Ltd. fish plant in O'Donnell's, St. Mary's Bay, was destroyed by a massive fire Friday. Chief Tony Daley of the St. Joseph's Fire Department said he got the call just after 1 a.m. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Toronto Star
Oct. 29, 2018, North York, Ont. - A man is dead after a fire broke out at an apartment in North York early Monday morning. The Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE
Written by Sudbury.com
Oct. 26, 2018, Sudbury, Ont. - Four fire stations and 21 firefighters responded to a small blaze on the roof of Vale’s Copper Cliff Smelter Complex Thursday afternoon. Sudbury.com reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Oct. 26, 2018, Bridgewater, N.S. - Law enforcement officials are appealing to the public for help after nearly 100 “broken ladder” memorials were stolen from a cemetery for volunteer firefighters in Bridgewater, N.S., over the weekend. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 26, 2018, Winnipeg - Two people are missing and feared dead after an early morning house fire Friday in Winnipeg's North Point Douglas neighbourhood. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Durhamregion.com
Oct. 25, 2018, Oshawa, Ont. - Oshawa firefighters rescued an elderly woman from a house fire on Wednesday afternoon and continued to fight the flames. Durhamregion.com reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Oct. 25, 2018, Metchosin, B.C. - Firefighters are raising concerns about B.C.'s new ambulance dispatch system, saying it often cuts their departments out of emergency calls in small communities that see less ambulance service. Under the new system, launched in the spring, firefighters may not be notified of a medical emergency unless it's considered a high priority, or unless an ambulance is going to be delayed in responding. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CP24
Oct. 25, 2018, Toronto - A man who had to be rescued by firefighters after a blaze inside a community housing building Thursday morning has now been taken into custody on the suspicion of arson. CP24 News reports. | READ MORE
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