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Woman charged after Eotbicoke house set on fire

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Posted by web-chief on Feb 21, 2012 @ 8:16AM

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ETOBICOKE, ON - A woman in her 50s who is alleged to have intentionally set fire to her Etobicoke home late Sunday night has been charged with arsona.

Toronto fire crews received the call around 11:40 p.m. and the blaze was put out shortly after crews arrived at the two-storey townhouse on Dixington Cres.




Source: The Toronto Star (click for full story)

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Union's 'bullying' angers Saugeen Shores fire chief
Posted by web-chief on Oct 31, 2014 @ 8:47AM

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SAUGEEN SHORES, ON - The fear of provoking Ontario union leaders stops Saugeen Shores Fire Department Chief Phil Eagleson from identifying, or even saying exactly how many so-called "double-hatters" a...[ read more ]

Source: The Shoreline Beacon (click for full story)
N.W.T. firefighters call for expanded cancer compensation
Posted by web-chief on Oct 31, 2014 @ 8:46AM

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YELLOWKNIFE, NT - Firefighters in the territory are calling on legislators to expand the list of work-related illnesses they can be compensated for...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Suspicious blaze destroys Robin's Donuts
Posted by web-chief on Oct 31, 2014 @ 8:45AM

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FORT NELSON, BC - The Northern Rockies RCMP are continuing their investigation into a suspicious fire which resulted in the complete destruction of Robin Donuts in Fort Nelson during the early hours o...[ read more ]

Source: Energetic City (click for full story)
Ottawa apartment fire leaves three people homeless
Posted by web-chief on Oct 31, 2014 @ 8:44AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Three people are homeless after an accidental fire at an apartment in Overbrook late Thursday night, according to Ottawa Fire Services...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Townhouse fire sends four people to hospital
Posted by web-chief on Oct 30, 2014 @ 10:35AM

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CALGARY, AB - Four people were taken to hospital after a fire early Thursday morning at a southwest Calgary townhouse...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Reserves need $28 million for fire protection: report
Posted by web-chief on Oct 30, 2014 @ 9:35AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - An internal report from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada estimates it will take a $28-million injection of federal funding to reduce the number of deadly fires on Mani...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Alberta to upgrade fire safety systems at seniors homes
Posted by web-chief on Oct 30, 2014 @ 9:34AM

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EDMONTON, AB - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the province is committing $70 million to put more sprinklers and other fire safety devices in seniors facilities as soon as possible...[ read more ]

Source: The Globe and Mail (click for full story)
Rail safety rules announced in wake of Lac-Megantic report
Posted by web-chief on Oct 29, 2014 @ 10:48AM

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OTTAWA, NATIONAL - The Conservative government has unveiled a new set of rules aimed at improving rail safety in Canada...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
Electrical fire hits Fredericton's Centennial Building
Posted by web-chief on Oct 29, 2014 @ 8:19AM

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FREDERICTON, NB - An electrical fire started in one of the elevators at the Centennial Building in Fredericton early on Wednesday morning. CBC News reports...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Saskatoon city council votes no to Stonebridge fire hall
Posted by web-chief on Oct 29, 2014 @ 8:19AM

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SASKATOON, SK - Stonebridge, a southeast neighborhood in Saskatoon, will not be getting a new fire hall – yet, but one is coming in the future...[ read more ]

Source: Global News (click for full story)
Blaze destroys garage in Jarvis
Posted by web-chief on Oct 29, 2014 @ 8:18AM

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JARVIS, ON - Haldimand OPP are investigating a fire that destroyed a garage on Main Street in Jarvis early Tuesday morning. The Haldimand County Fire Department responded to the fire around 3:10 a.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Simcoe Reformer (click for full story)
Man suffers severe burns in Red Deer fire
Posted by web-chief on Oct 29, 2014 @ 8:17AM

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RED DEER, AB - A 69-year-old man is in a Calgary hospital with severe burns after he escaped a fire that devastated a home in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday afternoon. The Calgary Herald reports...[ read more ]

Source: The Calgary Herald (click for full story)
Rescue crews pull man from Assiniboine River
Posted by web-chief on Oct 28, 2014 @ 8:54AM

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WINNIPEG, MB - A man is in stable condition in hospital after water rescue personnel pulled him out of the Assiniboine River on Monday evening...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Saskatoon needs two new fire halls, not four; fire chief
Posted by web-chief on Oct 28, 2014 @ 8:53AM

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SASKATOON, SK - Saskatoon's fire chief says the city needs two new fire halls instead of four.

Five years ago, city planners anticipated needing four new stations...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Firefighters battle large barn fire
Posted by web-chief on Oct 28, 2014 @ 8:52AM

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OTTAWA, ON - Fire crews from Embrun and Ottawa are working to douse a large barn fire along the Ottawa city boundary Monday afternoon.

The fire was called in at about 1 p.m...[ read more ]

Source: The Ottawa Sun (click for full story)
Oil tanker catches fire on the Trans-Canada Highway
Posted by web-chief on Oct 28, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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CORNER BROOK, NL - An oil tanker caught fire Tuesday on the Trans-Canada Highway outside Corner Brook...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Fire crews extinguish recycling plant blaze
Posted by web-chief on Oct 28, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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LAVAL, QC - The Environment Ministry will test groundwater in Laval over the next week to ensure there is no spilloff contamination from a massive fire at a vehicle recycling plant...[ read more ]

Source: CTV News (click for full story)
Police target Elliot Lake mall owner
Posted by web-chief on Oct 27, 2014 @ 8:53AM

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ELLIOT LAKE, ON - The real estate investor who owned the decrepit shopping mall in Elliot Lake, Ont...[ read more ]

Source: Maclean's (click for full story)
Blaze tears through Laval recycling plant
Posted by web-chief on Oct 27, 2014 @ 8:52AM

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LAVAL, QC - A fire at a car recycling plant in Laval early Monday morning sent plumes of smoke and flame into the sky and brought out representatives of Environment Quebec to test the air...[ read more ]

Source: The Montreal Gazette (click for full story)
Industrial explosion injures five people
Posted by web-chief on Oct 27, 2014 @ 8:51AM

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SARNIA, ON - Five people are injured, including one critically, after an industrial explosion in Sarnia, Ont., police said Saturday.

The explosion occurred around 2:40 p.m...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
Firefighter's death ruled accidental
Posted by web-chief on Oct 27, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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VERNON, BC - The death of an Enderby firefighter in the line of duty in December 2011 has officially been classified as accidental...[ read more ]

Source: The Vernon Morning Star (click for full story)
Ambulance staff lack training, equipment for Ebola
Posted by web-chief on Oct 27, 2014 @ 8:50AM

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TORONTO, ON - Ambulance services in Toronto, Hamilton and Peel – the region that includes Canada’s busiest airport – are scrambling to prepare nearly 1,800 paramedics for Ebola after Ontario Ministry ...[ read more ]

Source: The Globe and Mail (click for full story)
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