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Written by The Kingston Whig-Standard
Dec. 19, 2018, Renfrew, Ont. - A Kingston Fire and Rescue captain has beat out 25 other applicants to become the Town of Renfrew’s new fire chief. Renfrew town council on Tuesday agreed to hire Kevin Welsh, who has been with Kingston Fire and Rescue for the past 24 years. He said he’s looking forward to working with the “incredible team” in Renfrew. The Kingston Whig-Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Dec. 19, 2018, Regina - A house fire in Regina sent one adult and two children to hospital Tuesday afternoon. Crews were called to the area just after noon. It took firefighters well over an hour to fight the fire and they remained on scene throughout the day putting out hot spots. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 19, 2018, Vita, Man. - Firefighters found a person and dog dead after dousing a camper trailer fire Tuesday in a small southern Manitoba community. Emergency crews were called at about 2:30 a.m. after reports of a fire in Vita, about 95 kilometres south of Winnipeg. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 18, 2018, Montreal - Two fires broke out in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, in Monteregie, less than an hour apart on Monday night. There were no injuries in either fire, according to the local fire department. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 18, 2018, Port Dover, Ont. - Damage is estimated at close to a million dollars after a fire destroyed several boats stored near Simcoe on Sunday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 18, 2018, Eastern Townships, Que. - Firefighters from four municipalities in the Eastern Townships spent Monday afternoon fighting a major fire that erupted at Domaine Eastman. The Eastman fire department was called to the 100-year-old barn – a popular spot for weddings and other events – as smoke began to spread inside the building, said Chief Daniel Lefebvre. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 17, 2018, Hunstville, Ont. - A century-old farmhouse was destroyed by a fire in Huntsville early Saturday morning. Fire crews were called to the structure fire just before 6:00 a.m. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CHCH News
Dec. 17, 2018, Hamilton, Ont. - Hamilton firefighters were called to National Steelcar for an early morning blaze Sunday. Fire officials believe a spark ignited combustible materials in the company’s dust collection system. CHCH News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Dec. 17, 2018, Ottawa - Investigators are examining an electrical closet as the potential source of the fire Wednesday that displaced more than 200 residents. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by CityNews
Dec. 17, 2018, Toronto - A man has been taken to a trauma centre after a fire broke out at a Toronto home early Monday morning. CityNews reports. | READ MORE
Written by CHCH News
Dec. 14, 2018, Windham Centre, Ont. - Officials say there are no injuries in a massive barn fire near Waterford that caused millions of dollars worth of damage. Norfolk Country Fire crews were called to a farm in Windham Centre around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. CHCH News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Ottawa Citizen
Dec. 14, 2018, Gananoque, Ont. - A former fire chief has been charged with multiple counts of defrauding and stealing from the Town of Gananoque, the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands and their volunteer firefighters’ associations. The Ottawa Citizen reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 13, 2018, Fredericton - Nineteen people were forced from their homes after a grease fire broke out at a seniors complex in Fredericton on Wednesday night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Dec. 13, 2018, Calgary - Calgary fire crews rescued a woman from the second floor of a northeast townhouse on Wednesday morning after she became trapped by a fire in the building. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Dec. 13, 2018, Mission, B.C. - Fire crews in Mission are fighting a fire on a barge on the Fraser River. The blaze broke out around 3 a.m. PT in a large structure on the barge, located near the Silverdale area. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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