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Body of missing B.C. chief found

RCMP have confirmed that Cache Creek, B.C., Fire Chief Clayton Cassidy was found dead Saturday night. Around 10:30 p.m., members of Ashcroft Fire Rescue alerted RCMP that they had found Cassidy's body in the creek during a patrol of the area. Cassidy had been missing since May 5, and was presumed dead after several days.

Explosion, fire force evacuation of marijuana facility

A small explosion and fire forced a brief evacuation of the Canopy Growth Corporation (formerly Tweed Marijuana Inc.) medicinal marijuana production plant in Smiths Falls, Ont., Monday morning. There were no reported injuries or significant damage.

New Brunswick department acquires detoxifying sauna

The Kennebecasis Fire Department in New Brunswick is the first in the province to acquire an infrared sauna for use by firefighters to rid their bodies of toxins.

Lightning strike causes Yukon wildfire

A new fire is burning in Yukon's Tintina region, northeast of Watson Lake. Yukon Wildland Fire Management said the 700-hectare blaze was started by a lightning strike on Monday evening.
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