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Written by The Chronicle Herald
Dec. 12, 2018, Parrsboro, N.S. - The cause of the fire at the Glooscap Restaurant and Lounge is still under investigation, after the fire destroyed the building Tuesday morning. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 12, 2018, Ottawa - Three people have been sent to hospital and many other residents are being treated for smoke inhalation early Wednesday morning. Emergency crews received mutiple 911 calls around 5 a.m. for fire inside a high-rise apartment, just east of downtown Ottawa. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 12, 2018, Quinte West, Ont. - A massive fire consumed a pig barn in Quinte West, Ont., Tuesday, killing at least 1,300 animals. The community's fire Chief John Whelan said they got the call around 1 p.m. and quickly called in resources from neighbouring communities to help battle the blaze. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 11, 2018, Tracadie, N.B. - Volunteer firefighters, some with 38 years of service, are questioning why they were ousted from the fire department they helped build in the Tracadie area of northeastern New Brunswick. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by SooToday
Dec. 11, 2018, Drummond Island, Ont. - Two people have died as result of a house fire on Drummond Island Sunday night. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a "fully engulfed residential structure fire" on the island at approximately 9:50 p.m. SooToday reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 11, 2018, Toronto - One person has been taken to hospital in serious condition following a fire at a rooming house in Toronto’s Church-Wellesley Village neighbourhood Monday afternoon. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
Dec. 10, 2018, Halifax - An independent report about fire service in Halifax Regional Municipality says more firefighters, more stations and more investment are needed to meet response time standards. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 10, 2018, Winnipeg - A fire at a Manitoba Hydro substation left thousands of Manitoba Hydro customers in East Kildonan in the dark Saturday night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
Dec. 10, 2018, Upper Musquodoboit, N.S. - Fire crews responded to two structure fires located at the back-end of the Upper Musquodoboit plant at about 11:45 a.m. Sunday. About 20 firefighters were still on scene late afternoon, trying to extinguish a fire in one of the buildings. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 10, 2018, Kingsville, Ont. - A large fire has broken out at Global Pack Packaging Solutions in Kingsville. Fire crews arrived on scene just before 7 a.m. and the fire has lead to a road closure in the area. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
December 7, 2018, Vancouver, B.C. - Two employees of the fire department in Vernon, B.C., are battling to keep their jobs after a videotape showed them having sexual relations in the interim fire chief's office. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 7, 2018, Saskatoon - The City of Saskatoon is suing an American fire hydrant manufacturer, claiming its units led to contamination of water in the Aspen Ridge neighbourhood earlier this year. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 7, 2018, Toronto - Commuters braced for major delays Friday morning as a truck fire resulted in the closure of all westbound lanes on Highway 401 at Highway 427. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 6, 2018, Burnaby, B.C. - Two people were injured during a house fire in Burnaby Tuesday night, including a man who suffered burns to about one-third of his body. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 6, 2018, Edmonton - A fire at a restaurant in north Edmonton Wednesday morning is under investigation. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 6, 2018, Winnipeg - Residents of a 12-storey apartment block in Winnipeg were forced out of their suites and into common areas Wednesday after a fire broke out in the building. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Regina Leader-Post
Dec. 5, 2018, Regina - Saskatchewan firefighters will now be able to make a claim with the Workers’ Compensation Board for prostate, skin, breast, cervical and ovarian cancer. The Regina Leader-Post reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 5, 2018, Wilmot Township, Ont. - Several calves have died following an early-morning barn fire in Wilmot Township, Tuesday. Fire officials say it started around 5 a.m. at Cress-ridge Farms. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Orangeville.com
Dec. 5, 2018, Shelburne, Ont. - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating a house fire in Shelburne. The Shelburne and District Fire Department responded to the call at approximately 12:49 p.m. on Monday, and called in a five-person crew from the Orangeville Fire Department to assist. Orangeville.com reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 4, 2018, Gogama, Ont. - An official with the Ontario Fire Marshal's office says there are enough volunteer firefighters left in the community of Gogama, Ont., to protect the town. Earlier this month, the entire volunteer fire department announced they were resigning en masse. | READ MORE

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