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Written by CBC News
Mar. 4, 2019, Calgary - The Calgary Fire Department is investigating a blaze at a historic Calgary apartment building. About nine fire trucks were on scene at The President apartments on Sunday around 2 p.m. and black smoke was seen pouring out the windows. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 4, 2019, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. - A mall in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L.,went up in flames Sunday evening, as fire crews tackled the blaze while keeping an eye on a large gas station next door. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 1, 2019, Campbellford, Ont. - Fire destroyed a longtime concrete and landscaping business in Campbellford early Wednesday morning. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Toronto Sun
Mar. 1, 2019, Toronto - The City of Toronto and a private contractor face provincial fire code charges after an investigation into blocked exit doors that caused a dangerous bottleneck at Union Station late last year. The Toronto Sun reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Mar. 1, 2019, Ottawa - An overnight fire Thursday has badly damaged a west-end restaurant. Firefighters responded to the fire at the Allium Restaurant around 2:38 a.m. Neibhrours reported hearing "a big bang and seeing flames visible at the rear of the establishment." CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Owen Sound Sun Times
Feb. 28, 2019, Port Elgin, Ont. - A Port Elgin apartment fire which killed two cats and displaced about 15 tenants early Sunday morning was fuelled by a pizza box in an oven, the fire chief said Wednesday. The Owen Sound Sun Times reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 28, 2019, Moncton, N.B. - Frigid temperatures made a tough night for firefighters in Moncton even tougher. A fire broke out on the top floor of a three-floor, 18-unit apartment building on Tuesday night. When firefighters arrived they found the nearest hydrant frozen up because of the cold temperatures, which felt like –30 C with the wind chill. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News
Feb. 28, 2019, Maple Ridge, B.C. - Firefighters responded to a fire at Anita Place Tent City in Maple Ridge on Wednesday, just days after heat and electrical sources were removed from the homeless camp as part of a court order to address safety issues there. Maple Ride-Pitt Meadows News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 27, 2019, Winnipeg - The president of the Winnipeg firefighters union alleges his members are being sent to “dangerous” situations in place of police and claims his concerns are going unanswered by officials. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Kingston Whig-Standard
Feb. 27, 2019, Napanee, Ont. - A fire just before dawn destroyed two barns and a tractor-trailer in Greater Napanee on Tuesday morning. The Kingston Whig-Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 27, 2019, Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation, Sask. - A state of emergency has been declared on a Saskatchewan First Nation after a fire extensively damaged the community’s water treatment plant on Monday night. CTV News repoorts. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 26, 2019, Verona, Ont. - A volunteer firefighter in South Frontenac Township, north of Kingston, became a victim when his house caught fire early Monday morning. He was overcome by smoke and passed out while dangling from a second-floor window of his home in Verona, Ont. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Owen Sound Sun Times
Feb. 26, 2019, Owen Sound, Ont. - With arbitration hearings set to resume in mid-March, Owen Sound council has unanimously confirmed its support for reducing from five to four the minimum number of firefighters that must be on duty at all times at the city’s fire hall. The Owen Sound Sun Times reports. | READ MORE
Written by The St. Catharines Standard
Feb. 26, 2019, Welland, Ont. - Welland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters battled high winds, heavy smoke, blowing snow and freezing conditions as they fought a fire at a church Sunday night. The St. Catharines Standard reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 26, 2019, Tofino, B.C. - Officials are investigating a cabin fire near Tofino, B.C., where human remains were discovered. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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