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Nunavut’s fire marshal reports higher than average number of fires in 2020

September 21, 2021
By CBC News

Sept. 2021, Iqaluit – There were 131 fires in Nunavut in 2020, resulting in two deaths, six injuries and $5.7 million in losses. According to the territorial fire marshal office’s report, which was tabled last week in the Nunavut Legislature, nearly all of the fires were linked to smoking, open flames, stoves and heaters. CBC News reports. | READ MORE