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Written by CBC News
Nov. 19, 2018, Hantsport, N.S. - Operations at CKF, a paper product plant in Hantsport, N.S., are safe to resume following an early-morning fire Sunday that damaged several machines and spread to the roof, says the Hantsport Fire Department. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Nov. 19, 2018, Ottawa - One person was injured and 10 people displaced after a fire destroyed a unit in a two-storey home in Chinatown on Saturday. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Terrace Standard
Nov. 16, 2018, Terrace, B.C. - Unionized firefighters say the city’s fire department is understaffed and they’re concerned it won’t be able to maintain a safe and effective response to calls. Demand on resources is expected to only increase with an LNG-fueled economic boom. The Terrace Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by The London Free Press
Nov. 16, 2018, London, Ont. - London firefighters rushed to a south-end suburban home Thursday evening to respond to a report of a small kitchen fire. The London Free Press reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Nov. 16, 2018, Peterborough, Ont. - Fire ripped through the top floor a student residence in Peterborough’s west end on Thursday afternoon. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Kitchener-Waterloo Record
Nov. 16, 2018, Kitchener, Ont. - A downtown Kitchener church under demolition caught fire early Thursday morning. At about 1:30 a.m. the Kitchener fire department was called to Trinity United Church, where smoke was pouring out of a portion of the building. The Kitchener-Waterloo Record reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Nov. 15, 2018, Kelowna, B.C. - The cause of a fire that destroyed several vehicles and forced the evacuation of a Kelowna apartment building Wednesday morning is suspicious, investigators say. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 15, 2018, Winnipeg - One person was taken to hospital in stable condition after a home fire in Winnipeg's Beaumont area Wednesday afternoon. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 15, 2018, Halifax - Police are investigating a fire at a dispensary in Halifax Thursday morning that damaged the building and burned marijuana inside. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Surrey Now-Leader
Nov. 14, 2018, Surrey, B.C. - An out-of-control pickup truck struck and disabled a fire truck outside Surrey Fire Service’s Firehall 14 in South Surrey Tuesday morning – but did not cause serious injury. Assistant Fire Chief David Burns told Peace Arch News both the driver of the pickup and a long-serving Surrey firefighter were taken to hospital for assessment, but were later released with only minor injuries. Surrey Now-Leader reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 14, 2018, Pinawa, Man. - The hospital in Pinawa, Man., is closed until further notice after an electrical issue filled the building with smoke and left it without heat. A spokesperson for the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority said in a statement that a boiler in the town's hospital experienced an electrical failure at around 3 p.m. Tuesday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Prince George Citizen
Nov. 14, 2018, Prince George, B.C. - Prince George Fire Rescue firefighters found themselves doing double duty early Tuesday morning when two house fires erupted in short succession. The Prince George Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Cape Breton Post
Nov. 13, 2018, New Waterford, N.S. - A fire that destroyed the former Fast Furniture store location early Saturday isn’t thought to be suspicious but the investigation is ongoing. The Cape Breton Post reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Nov. 13, 2018, Edmonton - Seven fire crews responded to City Centre mall in downtown Edmonton for a fire inside the Shoppers Drug Mart late Monday afternoon. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Windsor Star
Nov. 12, 2018, Walkerville, Ont. - Ontario’s fire marshal has been called in to investigate an early-morning fire Saturday that caused an estimated $1.2 million in damages to a six-unit row house in Walkerville. The Windsor Star reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Calgary Sun
Nov. 12, 2018, Lethbridge, Alta. - A fire in a downtown Lethbridge apartment building Saturday morning has left one person dead. Lethbridge fire crews responded to an alarm at approximately 4:23 a.m. according to a police news release. The Calgary Sun reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Cape Breton Post
Nov. 12, 2018, New Waterford, N.S. - Firefighters in New Waterford responded to a large structure fire early Saturday at a former furniture shop. Crews were working to battle the blaze at F.A.S.T. Furniture, shortly before the building collapsed. The Cape Breton Post reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Hamilton Spectator
Nov. 12, 2018, Hamilton, Ont. - A man was rescued from a third-floor window of an apartment-building fire in central Hamilton that a fellow tenant has been accused of setting Saturday night. It was one of four fires in Hamilton over the weekend including one blaze that caused $450,000 worth of damage to a Copetown barn storing onions. The Hamilton Spectator reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Montreal Gazette
Nov. 9, 2018, Montreal - The Montreal fire department’s specialized rescue team retrieved a pair of workers who were left dangling 20 storeys from the ground Thursday morning when the scaffold they were working on partially collapsed. The Montreal Gazette reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
Nov. 9, 2018, Baddeck, N.S. - A complaint filed by the Baddeck Volunteer Fire Department in the wake of a fire at the Inverary Resort earlier this year has resulted in a series of directives regarding fire hydrant upkeep issued by the provincial regulator to the water utility. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE

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