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Written by The Owen Sound Sun Times
Feb. 26, 2019, Owen Sound, Ont. - With arbitration hearings set to resume in mid-March, Owen Sound council has unanimously confirmed its support for reducing from five to four the minimum number of firefighters that must be on duty at all times at the city’s fire hall. The Owen Sound Sun Times reports. | READ MORE
Written by The St. Catharines Standard
Feb. 26, 2019, Welland, Ont. - Welland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters battled high winds, heavy smoke, blowing snow and freezing conditions as they fought a fire at a church Sunday night. The St. Catharines Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 26, 2019, Tofino, B.C. - Officials are investigating a cabin fire near Tofino, B.C., where human remains were discovered. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
Feb. 25, 2019, Halifax, N.S. - The fire department in Halifax is looking for a fireboat. Fire Chief Ken Stubbing presented to council and indicated that the current fireboat had exceeded its serviceable life and doesn’t meet the department’s needs. The current boat is a rid\gid-hull inflatable, with an added fire pump and monitor. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 25, 2019, Fredericton, N.B. - A psychology researcher at the University of New Brunswick has received funding from the federal government for her research project focused on firefighters accessing care for trauma. Global News reports | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 25, 2019, Dominion, N.S. - Two people were killed Saturday in Dominion, N.S, after a fire broke inside a two-storey home. Deputy Chief Chris March of the CBRM fire department said that the Dominion Fire Department arrived at the scene at noon. It took firefighters more than two hours to get the fire under control. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 25, 2019, Cap-Pelé, N.B. - The Cape Bald Packers fish-packing plant in Cap-Pelé, N.B., is a "total loss," after a fire Sunday morning the village's fire chief said. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 25, 2019, Halifax - Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a fire at the CHKN Chop restaurant on Sunday evening. The fire, which occurred at the back of the building, was quickly brought under control. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 25, 2019, Treherne, Man. - The Treherne Food Store burned to the ground Saturday night. Volunteer firefighters from the Norfolk-Treherne, Victoria and Rathwell fire departments all attended but weren't able to stop the blaze from gutting the building. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 25, 2019, London, Ont. - London police and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a blaze Sunday evening that left one person dead. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Tbnewswatch
Feb. 22, 2019, Kenora, Ont. - Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the discovery of a body inside the remains of a cottage destroyed by fire on Monday, Feb. 18. Tbnewswatch reports. | READ MORE
Written by CityNews
Feb. 22, 2019, Brampton, Ont. - Police are investigating after one person suffered life-threatening injuries in a Brampton apartment fire on Wednesday evening. CityNews reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 22, 2019, Norton, N.B. - A fire Thursday morning has destroyed the oldest business in a small New Brunswick village, located approximately an hour southwest of Moncton. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by North Shore News
Feb. 21, 2019, Vancouver - Investigators are working to find what caused a fire that dealt serious damage to an industrial unit and sent a North Vancouver firefighter to hospital Wednesday. North Shore News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 21, 2019, Vernon, B.C. - Vernon’s former fire chief has filed a lawsuit against the City alleging it terminated him without cause or notice and didn’t offer to accommodate his disability. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Surrey Now-Leader
Feb. 20, 2019, Saanich, B.C. - Fire Chief Dan Wood of the Saanich Fire Department on Vancouver Island reports that some residents had a more eventful Family Day than they might have anticipated when some of his firefighters were called to deal with a bear cub up a tree. Surrey Now-Leader reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Times Colonist
Feb. 20, 2019, Sooke, B.C. - Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a blaze that tore through a Sooke concrete plant late Sunday afternoon. The South Island Concrete facility on Sooke Road, near Edward Milne Community School, was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, Sooke Fire Chief Kenn Mount told CHEK News. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE
Written by Bay Today
Feb. 20, 2019, Timiskaming First Nation, Que. - The Timiskaming First Nation near Notre-Dame-Du-Nord, Quebec, has lost its new ice rink. On Monday, police and fire crews arrived to find the new First Nation community centre’s roof had collapsed and then caught on fire. Bay Today reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Calgary Herald
Feb. 20, 2019, Calgary - Calgary police have confirmed the death of a man in a fire early Sunday was not suspicious. The Calgary Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 19, 2019, Mitchell, Ont. - Firefighters from three Perth County stations were called to a barn fire near Mitchell Monday morning. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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