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Edmonton fire cracks down on abandoned buildings as councillors ask for aggressive action

By Lauren Boothby and Kellen Taniguchi, Edmonton Journal   

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April 12, Edmonton – Firefighters have started cracking down on derelict buildings at risk for fires as city councillors on Monday looked at taking more aggressive steps to tackle problem properties making neighbours feel unsafe. Edmonton Fire Rescue Services (EFRS) launched a new team targeting abandoned buildings using a section of the fire code ordering vacant buildings be secured from intruders. Edmonton Journal reports. | READ MORE

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