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Man arrested for arson following Quebec City apartment building fire

A 60-year-old man has been arrested for arson after about 75 residents were evacuated from a Quebec City apartment building Sunday night. More than 50 firefighters were called in to battle the flames at the north-end building.

Body discovered at scene of barn fire

A woman's body has been found following a barn fire on Monday near Pembroke, Ont., Ontario Provincial Police told CBC News. The Ontario Fire Marshal has been notified

Ontario municipality concerned over potential rise in volunteer costs

The Municipality of Shuniah, just outside of Thunder Bay, Ont., is calling on the provincial government to re-examine its proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act over concerns of rising volunteer fire fighting costs.

Woman dies in Alberta fire

RCMP and fire investigators are looking into an apartment fire in southwestern Alberta, after crews found the body of a woman at the scene early Monday morning. The 55-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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