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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
Written by Global News
Mar. 8, 2019, Winnipeg - Careless disposal of smoking materials caused a fire at a Winnipeg apartment building Wednesday evening, said the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Vancouver Sun
Mar. 8, 2019, Abbotsford, B.C. - A woman is dead and several others were taken to hospital after an apartment fire in Abbotsford on Wednesday night. The Vancouver Sun reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 8, 2019, Toronto - Firefighters continue to battle a blaze at a home under construction in the Lawrence Park area that began Thursday evening and burned through the night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Windsor Star
Mar. 7, 2019, Kingsville, Ont. - New police charges have been filed against former Kingsville fire chief Bob Kissner. Defence lawyer Ken Marley said Wednesday he was contacted by Ontario Provincial Police late last week and was informed Kissner had been charged again after turning himself in. The Windsor Star reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 7, 2019, Birtle, Man. - Thick smoke forced the evacuation of buildings in Birtle, Man. on Tuesday, as firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed an automotive repair shop. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Cumberland News Now
Mar. 7, 2019, Oxford, N.S. - Firefighters responded to a fire at Oxford Frozen Foods, Plant 2, Tuesday night. “When we first arrived on scene there’s was nothing very visible, just some smoke through the ventilation shaft. We thought it might be from the ventilation motor,” said Ken Hickman, deputy fire chief of the Oxford Fire Department. “When we were checking that out, we realized it was a fire in their fryers where they do the onion rings.” Cumberland News Now reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Mar. 7, 2019, Edmonton - Edmonton Fire Rescue Services responded to a fire at the Sutton Place Hotel just after 10 p.m. Wednesday. Upon arrival at 10:07 p.m., crews found heavy smoke on the upper floors of the hotel. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 6, 2019, Fredericton - The City of Fredericton has named a long-serving firefighter as their new fire chief. The city’s chief administrative officer, Chris MacPherson, announced the new chief on Monday morning following a job search and interview process over the past several weeks. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 6, 2019, Chelmsford, Ont. - Five school buses were destroyed in a late night fire in Chelmsford. Greater Sudbury firefighters were called to C and D Bus Lines just before midnight on Monday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
Mar. 6, 2019, Laval, Que. - A shopping centre in Laval’s St-François district was heavily damaged by fire early Wednesday.
Written by Global News
Mar. 6, 2019, Calgary - Calgary fire crews were kept busy on Tuesday with two separate basement fires. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Surrey Now-Leader
Mar. 5, 2019, Surrey, B.C. - Surrey’s fire chief says the number of people dying in house fires has dropped 46 per cent since the inception of its HomeSafe program, which provides free smoke alarms and home safety inspections to residents. | READ MORE


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