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Two people die in rooming house fire

Two people are dead and a number of others are being treated for injuries after a fire at a three-storey home in Winnipeg's North Point Douglas neighbourhood. >> Read full article

Fort McMurray wildfire under control

The massive wildfire that destroyed parts of Fort McMurray, Alta., two months ago is under control thanks to firefighting efforts and recent rain. >> Read full article

Burns Bog fire now fully contained

A quick response to a wildfire that scorched 78 hectares of bush in Burns Bog in Delta, B.C., has allowed the municipality to reopen a nearby highway that has been closed since Sunday. >> Read full article

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    Laura King

    Editor's blog - MFCA conference

    For editor Laura King, the Maritime Fire Chiefs Association conference next week in her hometown, Sydney, N.S., is a family affair in many ways. >> Learn More…

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    Crews battle five-alarm blaze at recycling facility

    A five-alarm fire at a recycling facility in Guelph, Ont., kept firefighters busy for several hours Tuesday. Crews encountered heavy smoke when they arrived at the building shortly after 10 a.m. >> Read full article

    Lightning ignites new fires in Northwest Territories

    Wildfire crews are monitoring seven new forest fires in the North Slave Region of the N.W.T. since Monday, two of which are near hydroelectric facilities supplying power to the area that includes Yellowknife. >> Read full article

    Fire TV: Fatal home explosion under investigation

    Fire Fighting in Canada This Week Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on a fatal house explosion in Mississauga, Ont.; and a former fire chief filing a wrongful dismissal suit against the City of Penticton, B.C. >> Read full article

     Event Calendar 

    Maritime Fire Chiefs Association annual conference

    July 10-13, 2016
    Location: Sydney, NS >> More Info

    Can-Am Police-Fire Games

    July 16-24, 2016
    Location: Thunder Bay, Ont. >> More Info

    Fire Fighters’ Association of Ontario convention and trade show

    July 25-Aug. 1, 2016
    Location: Wainfleet, Ont. >> More Info

    Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs annual conference

    Aug. 17-20
    Location: Dawson City >> More Info