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Written by SooToday
Mar. 15, 2019, Goulais, Ont. - Algoma District volunteer fire and rescue teams will be replacing some old equipment soon, thanks to funding received through Jenny's Heroes Canada Ontario Fire Services Equiment Grants. SooToday reports. | READ MORE
Written by Blackburn News
Mar. 15, 2019, Hensall, Ont. - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marhsal was called to assist with an investigation after a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch hall in Hensall. Blackburn News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chilliwack Progress
Mar. 15, 2019, Chilliwack, B.C. - Four families are out of their homes this week after an early morning fire Thursday in a townhouse complex in Chilliwack. The Chilliwack Progress reports. | READ MORE
Written by Steinbach Online
Mar. 14, 2019, La Broquerie, Man. - The cause of the fire that ravaged four La Broquerie barns has been determined. Around 60 firefighters from local crews responded to the blaze at 10:30 Tuesday night and continued fighting it well into the morning. According to the Office of the Fire Commissioner, the fire was caused when an auger motor on the farm’s corn feed crusher failed. Steinbach Online reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 14, 2019, Westmount, Que. - The Montreal police arson squad is investigating a fire that broke out in the City of Westmount on Wednesday morning. According to police, it appears that someone threw a Molotov cocktail through a window on the ground floor of a single-family home. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The London Free Press
Mar. 14, 2019, London, Ont. - A woman was in critical condition in hospital Wednesday afternoon following a morning fire in a three-storey walk-up just west of London’s Old South neighbourhood. The London Free Press reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Regina Leader-Post
Mar. 13, 2019, Lemberg, Sask. - A hotel that served as a cornerstone of a small Saskatchewan town was lost to a fire on Monday night. Lemberg Mayor Murray Clarke got a call about the fire at 7:20 p.m. In addition to providing accommodations, a bar and cafe, the Lemberg Hotel’s building was also the home of its owners. The Regina Leader-Post reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Mar. 13, 2019, Potlotek Chapel Island First Nation, N.S. - An overnight fire Monday on Potlotek First Nation’s Chapel Island in Nova Scotia that destroyed several cabins has been deemed suspicious by police. The fire, which destroyed 14 of the approximately 170 cabins on the island, was discovered just before 1 a.m. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Hamilton Spectator
Mar. 13, 2019, Hamilton, Ont. - Two people have been sent to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after a three-storey building fire in Hamilton on Tuesday morning. The Hamilton Spectator reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Mar. 13, 2019, Orleans, Ont. - Firefighters made quick work of a blaze at an unoccupied Orléans pizza shop Monday night. A fire investigator was dispatched to the scene to determine the cause and dollar loss. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Calgary Herald
Mar. 13, 2019, Calgary - A man has died after being pulled from a home by fire crews responding to basement fire Tuesday morning, police say. The Calgary Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 12, 2019, Carstairs, Alta. - Six people were treated for injuries after a multi-vehicle collision north of Calgary on Monday afternoon. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CHCH News
Mar. 12, 2019, Elgin County, Ont. - A 13-year-old has been charged after a fire broke out at a multi-unit residential building in Elgin County. Emergency crews were called to the blaze around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. CHCH News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Mar. 12, 2019, Gatineau, Que. - Gatineau police are investigating after a body was pulled from the rubble of a fire near Les Promenades Gatineau overnight Sunday. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 12, 2019, Hay River, N.W.T. - The Town of Hay River declared a "local state of emergency" Sunday over a fire at the Hay River landfill. In a press release Sunday, the town said the local fire department has been managing a subsurface fire at the landfill since March 3, but that it flared up Saturday evening. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 11, 2019, Truro, N.S. - A firefighter from Truro suffered significant injuries during a training exercise Saturday at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School in Waverley, N.S. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The St. Catharines Standard
Mar. 11, 2019, Niagara Falls, Ont. - An elderly Niagara Falls man was taken to hospital Sunday after neighbours rescued him from a bedroom fire. Niagara Falls Fire Department Platoon Chief Peter Methner said the fire erupted just past noon in the bedroom of a ground-floor apartment unit. When firefighters arrived, the resident was safely out of his bedroom, which was billowing smoke. The St. Catharines Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 11, 2019, Alma, N.B. - A popular restaurant and variety store in Alma, N.B., burned to the ground Friday. Alma fire Chief David Rossiter said it took eight hours to put out the fire at Harbour View Restaurant & Variety Store. The fire department arrived on scene around 4 p.m. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 11, 2019, Vancouver - Vancouver fire crews were busy Friday afternoon putting out a blaze at the Point Grey Private Hospital in Kitsilano. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 11, 2019, Edmonton - Two people were sent to hospital Sunday afternoon with undisclosed injuries following a fire at a north Edmonton home. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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