Canadian Firefighter Magazine

Homeless man dies in Vancouver tent fire on Christmas morning

By Andrew Weichel, CTV News   

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Dec. 26, 2023, Vancouver – An unidentified homeless man died after his tent caught fire in downtown Vancouver on Christmas morning, according to firefighters. The Vancouver Fire Rescue Service said members were dispatched near Canada Place around 9 a.m., and arrived to find the victim motionless outside his burning tent. Authorities believe the fire started because of a cooking accident. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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