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Human remains discovered at site of suspicious fire

RCMP are investigating a deadly house fire in a small community on Nova Scotia's South Shore.

Weekend blaze leaves one person dead, one injured

One person is dead and another is in hospital after a house fire in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent, N.B., on Saturday. CBC News reports.

Alberta firefighters to help train emergency workers in Columbia, Belize

Three volunteer firefighters from the Grande Cache Fire Department are travelling Columbia and Belize to share their expertise with emergency services personnel.
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Firefighters respond to chemical explosion at University of Alberta

A University of Alberta building was evacuated after a chemical explosion in a room last Wednesday afternoon. » Read more

Edmonton apartment fire forces residents from their homes

Several residents of an Edmonton apartment building were forced out of their homes by a fire at around 3:30 a.m. last Thursday. Global News reports. » Read more

Sushi restaurant fire forces apartment evacuations

Ten people were evacuated from apartments following a fire at a sushi restaurant in downtown Owen Sound, Ont., Sunday morning. CTV News reports. » Read more

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