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Written by CBC News
March 28, 2016, Kentville, N.S. - After battling a blaze for five days, the bulk of the dump fire on the North River Road near Kentville has been extinguished. Kentville Deputy Fire Chief Scott Hamilton said crews are no longer at the site, but hot spots continue to be managed by mounted nozzles spraying water. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
March 24, 2016, Rosemere, Que. - Some Rosemere residents are fighting the city over its decision to close down the only local fire station. They hope the legal system will help them get the answers they say citizens deserve. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
March 24, 2016, Langley, B.C. - It took a heroic effort by firefighters to ensure no one was seriously harmed after a fast-spreading blaze broke out at a Langley apartment building Wednesday. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CP24
March 24, 2016, Mississauga, Ont. - One person was unconscious after they were pulled from a burning home in Mississauga on Wednesday afternoon, Peel paramedics say. CP24 News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 24, 2016, Markham, Ont. - A home that exploded and caught fire in Markham earlier this month was being used as a drug lab, according to York Regional Police, who have laid numerous charges against three people, including the parents of children injured in the blast. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 24, 2016, Moncton, N.B. - About 100 people were displaced from their apartments in a Moncton building overnight after a relatively minor fire in the kitchen area of one unit on Tuesday at around midnight. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
March 24, 2016, Kentville, N.S. - Firefighters hope to extinguish a three-day blaze at a Kings County dump site Friday. Kentville Fire Chief Ryan MacEachern said crews doused the fire well into Wednesday night and have contained the blaze. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by Metro News
March 23, 2016, Vancouver - The new Liberal federal budget has committed $15.5 million over five years to restore federal funding to Canada’s heavy urban search and rescue (HUSAR) task forces in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Manitoba. Metro News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Maple Ridge News
March 23, 2016, Maple Ridge, B.C. - By the end of next month, Maple Ridge firefighters will be rolling through town with a new tool to help save lives. Maple Ridge News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Metro News
March 23, 2016, Vancouver - A scam where thieves pose as fire extinguisher inspectors in order to get into businesses and steal valuables has resurfaced in Vancouver, according to a public warning from firefighters on Tuesday. Metro News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 23, 2016, Richibucto, N.B. - A Richibucto restaurant was gutted by fire on Monday night and the cause is now being investigated by the Office of the Fire Marshal. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 23, 2016, Kennetcook, N.S. - Classes at Hants North Rural High School and Kennetcook District School will be back on Wednesday after a fire at a bus garage adjacent to the school led to it being evacuated Tuesday afternoon. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 22, 2016, Vancouver - Police say they suspect arson is behind a fire at an East Vancouver seniors home, which temporarily displaced residents early Sunday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Times Colonist
March 22, 2016, Victoria, B.C. - A suspicious fire at a former Traveller’s Inn in Victoria broke out late Sunday then reignited within hours early Monday, sending tenants back out onto the street and causing nearly $1 million in damage. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
March 22, 2016, Regina - Regina fire services is warning smokers not to use plastic flower pots or planters as ash trays, after two cats died and three condos were destroyed in a fire in Regina's Glencairn neighbourhood overnight Sunday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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