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Written by CBC News
Feb. 12, 2019, Fredericton - Fire Chief Paul Fleming moved to Fredericton to design shoes but quickly realized his true calling was fighting fires. Now, 64, Fleming has spent the past 34 years battling house fires in New Brunswick's capital — and he wouldn't have traded the experience for anything. In March, he'll be retiring as fire chief and plans to spend his time fishing striped bass on Grand Lake and cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs from his home. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Montreal Gazette
Feb. 11, 2019, Longueuil, Que. - A fire that killed three people in an apartment building in Longueuil on Saturday was a cooking fire that began in the basement, police said Sunday. The victims were a couple in their 40s and the mother of one of the two, who is believed to have been in her 60s. The Montreal Gazette reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 11, 2019, Burlington, Ont. - A man is in serious condition after being rescued from an apartment fire in Burlington on Saturday morning, firefighters say. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Feb. 11, 2019, Sidney, B.C. - A 50-foot yacht was completely destroyed in Sidney on Saturday, in a large fire that crews say was exacerbated by high winds. Sidney Fire Chief Brett Mikkelsen said crews were called to the Port Sidney Marina around 2:45 p.m., for reports of a boat on fire. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Salmon Arm Observer
Feb. 11, 2019, Brooke-Alvinston, B.C. - A fire Saturday evening caused damage estimated at $400,000 to a shed and the equipment inside at a farm in Brooke-Alvinston. The Salmon Arm Observer reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 11, 2019, Saskatoon - The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to an apartment fire Sunday evening. Crews found a second floor apartment fully on fire, and the building full of smoke. There were also several people trapped in the building. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 8, 2019, Coquitlam, B.C. - Firefighters in Coquitlam, B.C., were busy battling a large fire at an industrial building early Thursday. The blaze started just after midnight at a masonry building and had already made its way through most of the interior by the time crews arrived. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 8, 2019, Cambridge, Ont. - A man has died after sustaining serious injuries in a garage fire on Wednesday night. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Kitchener-Waterloo Record
Feb. 8, 2019, Kitchener, Ont. - Fire dispatch services will be combined in a single service across Waterloo Region, the cities of Cambridge and Kitchener announced Thursday. The Kitchener-Waterloo Record reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 8, 2019, Richibucto Village, N.B. - A fire has demolished a lobster-packing plant in Richibucto Village, putting more than 150 people out of work. The fire alarm at Cape Bald Packers processing plant went off at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, alerting emergency services and the plant manager. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 6, 2019, Beaverbrook, N.B. - RCMP say a body was found in the remains of a house destroyed by fire in northern New Brunswick over the weekend. The fire started shortly before noon Sunday in Beaverbrook, about 20 kilometres northwest of Miramichi, said Sgt. Brent Johnston of the New Brunswick RCMP. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Nov. 6, 2019, Brandon, Man. - Firefighters battled a house fire in Brandon, Man., on Tuesday afternoon that sent thick smoke over parts of the city. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CTV News
Feb. 6, 2019, Clearview Township, Ont. - Fire destroyed a barn in Clearview Township on Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-two firefighters battled the inferno with help from the Essa and Collingwood fire departments. CTV News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Feb. 5, 2019, Montreal - Quebec firefighters are seeking help from the provincial government to deal with an increase in the number of reported cases of post-traumatic stress. Data provided by the Montreal firefighters union, known by its French acronym, APDM, shows that the number of diagnosed cases of post-traumatic stress disorder has jumped from six in 2013 to 22 in 2018. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Abbotsford News
Feb. 5, 2019, Chilliwack, B.C. - Firefighters battled to a two-alarm fire at a truck repair shop in Chilliwack Monday afternoon, shortly after 3 p.m. The Abbotsford News reports. | READ MORE

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