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Written by CBC News
May 3, 2016, St-Raymond-de-Portneuf, Que. - Quebec provincial police are waiting to speak to two people in connection with the major weekend fire that destroyed several historic buildings in Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf, northwest of Quebec City. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
May 3, 2016, Tecumseh, Ont. - Doug Pitre had to make the call; let more than 100 cattle burn alive as he and fellow firefighters watched and listened. Now, the chief of the Tecumseh Fire Service and others are struggling with the decisions and scenes from the $1-million barn fire that killed more than 100 head of cattle and razed much of Jobin Farms on April 18. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
May 3, 2016, Waterloo, Ont. - A Waterloo man who suffered serious injuries in a weekend house fire is expected to face charges relating to arson and drug production. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
May 3, 2016, Winnipeg - Firefighters are currently on the scene of a fire in Winnipeg's River Heights neighbourhood — one of several they had to race to through the night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Penticton Herald
May 2, 2016, Penticton, B.C. - A judge has shot down the City of Penticton’s attempt to overturn a multi-million-dollar award an arbitrator handed to local firefighters. The Penticton Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
May 2, 2016, North Rustico, P.E.I. - With nine female firefighters in North Rustico, P.E.I., and about 65 island-wide, Fire Chief Alison Larkin said she'd like to see the number of women in the fire service grow. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Edmonton Journal
May 2, 2016, Fort McMurray, Alta. - About 500 people were told to leave their homes Sunday night in Fort McMurray as a wildfire edged closer to the municipality. The Edmonton Journal reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
May 2, 2016, Calgary - An investigation is underway after another suspicious fire at a home in Marlborough. Firefighters were called to the scene around 5 a.m. on Sunday. The Calgary Fire Department confirmed there were three previous fires at the same home in the past month, dating back to March 29th when a fire was set in a garbage can. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
May 2, 2016, Ottawa - A 65-year-old woman was treated for smoke inhalation after a two-alarm fire and reports of an explosion sent Ottawa firefighters scrambling Saturday evening. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
May 2, 2016, Dartmouth. N.S. - An investigation is underway after a fire on Regent Drive in Dartmouth burned three homes near Penhorn Lake early Sunday evening. Large black clouds of smoke could be seen from as far away as Halifax. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The St. John's Telegram
April 29, 2016, St. John's - Service NL Minister Eddie Joyce said that the government will move forward with legislation that will automatically consider various cancers as a work-related illness for firefighters. The St. John's Telegram reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
April 29, 2016, Edmonton - A fire believed to have been deliberately set has shut down a downtown Edmonton emergency shelter and displaced more than 60 women who were staying there. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
April 29, 2016, Jacksons Point, N.S. - A 69-year-old man has been found dead following a fire in Jacksons Point, N.S. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Times Colonist
April 29, 2016, Cowichan Bay, B.C. - A raging fire destroyed or damaged three houses across from the Cowichan Bay townsite Thursday. The fire, called in just before 4 p.m., consumed a multi-storey vacation home that was under renovation, severely damaged another house and caused smoke damage to a third. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
April 29, 2016, Saint John, N.B. - Saint John Fire Chief Kevin Clifford says there's still no plan to provide his fire crews with training to deal with flammable fuel disasters on the scale of the 2013 Lac-Megantic tragedy or the 2014 derailment and fire in Plaster Rock. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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