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Written by CBC News
Mar. 5, 2019, Moncton, N.B. - The Moncton Fire Department has started the process of establishing a Hazmat team for southeast New Brunswick. Fire Chief Conrad Landry says the department has just concluded an 80-hour training program to help firefighters become Hazmat technicians. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 5, 2019, Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers, Ont. - An investigation is underway after "suspected" human remains were found following a residential fire in the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers on Monday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Western Star
Mar. 5, 2019, Corner Brook, N.L. - The Corner Brook Fire Department now has a clearer idea of how it is to handle emergency calls that come in from outside its jurisdiction. The city approved a revised out-of-jurisdiction policy for the department during the public meeting of city council Monday evening. The Western Star reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Canadian Press
Mar. 5, 2019, Caledon, Ont. - Officials in Caledon, Ont., say a person who was missing after a fire broke out at a local flight school Monday morning has been accounted for.
Written by CBC News
Mar. 5, 2019, Toronto - A male is dead and another person is seriously injured after a five-alarm fire in a residential property in downtown Toronto on Monday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 4, 2019, Sydney, N.S. - A volunteer firefighter in Cape Breton is concerned about the limited availability of ambulances in Nova Scotia and wants to help. Deputy Chief Rod Beresford of the Westmount Volunteer Fire Department says some members are willing to take medical first responder training, which could help people waiting for paramedics to arrive. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Winnipeg Sun
Mar. 4, 2019, Winnipeg - For the second time in a week, fire crews were called to combat a fire on an industrial property in St. Boniface. The Winnipeg Sun reports. | READ MORE
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Mar. 4, 2019, Hawkesbury, Ont. - A countertop and cabinet factory in Hawkesbury, Ont., is temporarily closed after a major fire Friday night. The fire at the Prémoulé factory broke out inside a garbage container shortly after 9 p.m. and quickly spread, the local fire department said. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 4, 2019, Calgary - The Calgary Fire Department is investigating a blaze at a historic Calgary apartment building. About nine fire trucks were on scene at The President apartments on Sunday around 2 p.m. and black smoke was seen pouring out the windows. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 4, 2019, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. - A mall in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L.,went up in flames Sunday evening, as fire crews tackled the blaze while keeping an eye on a large gas station next door. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 1, 2019, Campbellford, Ont. - Fire destroyed a longtime concrete and landscaping business in Campbellford early Wednesday morning. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Toronto Sun
Mar. 1, 2019, Toronto - The City of Toronto and a private contractor face provincial fire code charges after an investigation into blocked exit doors that caused a dangerous bottleneck at Union Station late last year. The Toronto Sun reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Mar. 1, 2019, Ottawa - An overnight fire Thursday has badly damaged a west-end restaurant. Firefighters responded to the fire at the Allium Restaurant around 2:38 a.m. Neibhrours reported hearing "a big bang and seeing flames visible at the rear of the establishment." CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Owen Sound Sun Times
Feb. 28, 2019, Port Elgin, Ont. - A Port Elgin apartment fire which killed two cats and displaced about 15 tenants early Sunday morning was fuelled by a pizza box in an oven, the fire chief said Wednesday. The Owen Sound Sun Times reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 28, 2019, Moncton, N.B. - Frigid temperatures made a tough night for firefighters in Moncton even tougher. A fire broke out on the top floor of a three-floor, 18-unit apartment building on Tuesday night. When firefighters arrived they found the nearest hydrant frozen up because of the cold temperatures, which felt like –30 C with the wind chill. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News
Feb. 28, 2019, Maple Ridge, B.C. - Firefighters responded to a fire at Anita Place Tent City in Maple Ridge on Wednesday, just days after heat and electrical sources were removed from the homeless camp as part of a court order to address safety issues there. Maple Ride-Pitt Meadows News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 27, 2019, Winnipeg - The president of the Winnipeg firefighters union alleges his members are being sent to “dangerous” situations in place of police and claims his concerns are going unanswered by officials. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Kingston Whig-Standard
Feb. 27, 2019, Napanee, Ont. - A fire just before dawn destroyed two barns and a tractor-trailer in Greater Napanee on Tuesday morning. The Kingston Whig-Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 27, 2019, Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation, Sask. - A state of emergency has been declared on a Saskatchewan First Nation after a fire extensively damaged the community’s water treatment plant on Monday night. CTV News repoorts. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 26, 2019, Verona, Ont. - A volunteer firefighter in South Frontenac Township, north of Kingston, became a victim when his house caught fire early Monday morning. He was overcome by smoke and passed out while dangling from a second-floor window of his home in Verona, Ont. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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