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Written by CTV News
Dec. 4, 2018, Shelburne, Ont. - A house fire in Shelburne sent four people, including a firefighter, to hospital on Monday. Fire crews arrived at the home shortly before 1 p.m. as flames shot out the windows on both sides of the house. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Dec. 4, 2018, Woodstock, Ont. - A Monday morning electrical fire on a hydro transformer forced a number of road closures in Woodstock while causing power outages in parts of the city. The Woodstock Sentinel-Review reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 4, 2018, Erin, Ont. - One person was airlifted to hospital in critical condition after a fire broke out just outside of Erin, Sunday evening. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 4, 2018, Edmonton - An explosion and fire destroyed a house Monday in the Westwood neighbourhood of north Edmonton. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 3, 2018, Saskatoon - Two people were taken to hospital after falling during a fire rescue Sunday night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 3, 2018, Wendake, Que. - A major fire that broke out early Sunday has left a celebrated restaurant that serves Indigenous cuisine in Wendake seriously damaged, firefighters say. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Surrey Now-Leader
Dec. 3, 2018, Surrey, B.C. - Surrey firefighters responded to a structure fire at a vacant motel early Sunday morning. Crews were called just after 2:30 a.m. to find the single-storey structure fully engulfed in flames. Surrey Now-Leader reports. | READ MORE 
Written by CBC News
Dec. 3, 2018, Wetaskiwin, Alta. - Two people were found dead early Sunday morning after a house fire in Wetaskiwin, Alta. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Fire Fighting in Canada
Nov. 30, 2018, Singapore - National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers are turning plastic bottle waste into an ultralight material with potential fire-service applications.
Written by CBC News
Nov. 30, 2018, Moncton, N.B. - A fire at a New Brunswick Housing apartment where the body of a woman was found was intentionally set, but no criminal charges are expected, the Moncton Fire Department said Thursday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The St. John's Telegram
Nov. 30, 2018, St. John's - No one was injured in the blaze, but more than 100 tenants could not return to their apartments at Rockliffe Heights in St. John’s Thursday night because of damage to the building’s electrical and safety systems sustained in an afternoon fire. The St. John's Telegram reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Hamilton Spectator
Nov. 30, 2018, Hamilton, Ont. - One person is dead after a fire broke out on the 12th floor of a Hamilton apartment building Thursday evening. The Hamilton Spectator reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Vernon Morning Star
Nov. 29, 2018, Vernon, B.C. - For the first time in nearly three years, Vernon’s firefighters have a new contract. The city and Local 1517 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have agreed on a four-year collective bargaining agreement, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2016, the day after the last contract between the two sides officially expired. The Vernon Morning Star reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 29, 2018, Moncton, N.B. - A woman was found dead after an apartment fire in Moncton on Wednesday morning. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Spec
Nov. 28, 2018, Six Nations, Ont. - A Six Nations fire station is closed indefinitely after an "elaborate" break-in at the site. The Six Nations department said thieves cut through a security fence, broke through a double cinderblock concrete wall and bypassed the security system. | READ MORE
Written by The Timmins Press
Nov. 28, 2018, Timmins, Ont. - The first full-time professional female firefighter in Timmins has launched an Ontario Human Rights Tribunal complaint against the City of Timmins and the Timmins Fire Department. The Timmins Press reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Nov. 28, 2018, London, Ont. - London fire crews were kept busy dealing with a townhouse fire Tuesday morning. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Cape Breton Post
Nov. 28, 2018, Port Morien, N.S. - A coal truck hauling a full load of coal from the Donkin Mine was destroyed in a fire Tuesday. Bruce Howie, fire chief of the Donkin Volunteer Fire Department, said they received a call at about 12:15 p.m. regarding the transport on fire on the Port Morien Highway 255. The Cape Breton Post reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Nov. 28, 2018, Ottawa - A fire in a small apartment building in the Carlington area killed an elderly man on Tuesday. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., Ottawa Fire Service received multiple calls reporting heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of a small apartment building. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 27, 2018, Paquetville, N.B. - Police are investigating after a warehouse belonging to an auto garage in Paquetville went up in flames early Monday morning. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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