House fire

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2107. Three children and two adults have died after an early-morning fire at a home in Brampton, Ont.
Peel Regional Police say the house fire at Conestoga Drive and Sutter Avenue broke out around 2 a.m. today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

‘Absolutely tragic’: 3 children, 2 adults dead after Brampton, Ont., house fire

Third adult sent to a trauma centre, where they are in critical condition.

 

There was a second fire at a vacant house in WIlloughby Monday night, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Tines)

VIDEO: B.C. house catches fire twice in one day

Cause of blaze at vacant two-storey Langley structure under investigation

 

Kristyn Moore, 35, and her partner Jonathan Lafleur, 40, along with their service dog Duke, walked away from the fire with just their cell phones. (Submitted by Kristyn Moore)

Help sought for Cowichan couple who lost everything in house fire

GoFundMe page started for Kristyn Moore and Jonathan Lafleur

 

A paramedic carries a rescued cat away from the structure fire at Grant Avenue in Courtenay Tuesday, Dec. 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

Courtenay Fire Department responds to second house fire in 24-hour period

Five people safely escaped a house fire on Grant Avenue and 22…

A paramedic carries a rescued cat away from the structure fire at Grant Avenue in Courtenay Tuesday, Dec. 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
Flames can be seen coming through the roof of a home on Fifth Street in Courtenay Monday, Dec. 27. Photo by Jenna Powell

UPDATED: Occupants, pets escape fire in Courtenay home Dec. 27

Updated Dec. 28 with comments from Fire Chief Kurt MacDonald *** Five…

Flames can be seen coming through the roof of a home on Fifth Street in Courtenay Monday, Dec. 27. Photo by Jenna Powell
A fire destroyed this mobile home on Tzouhalem Road on Dec. 6. (Submitted photo)
A fire destroyed this mobile home on Tzouhalem Road on Dec. 6. (Submitted photo)
Large family has been displaced from their home on Tussie Road in Westholme. (Photo by Dora Edwards)

Fire displaces large family from its home

GoFundMe page started to help, especially for the children to get the essentials they need

Large family has been displaced from their home on Tussie Road in Westholme. (Photo by Dora Edwards)
Flames engulfed this home early Sunday morning. (Photo by North Cowichan Fire Department)

Two taken to hospital after early Sunday morning fire near Westholme

House fully engulfed when firefighters arrived

Flames engulfed this home early Sunday morning. (Photo by North Cowichan Fire Department)
Kathleen August is a single mom of three children. Her home was destroyed by fire on Aug. 25 and her youngest child, Vincent, was flown to hospital in Vancouver with serious injuries as a result of the blaze. (GoFundMe)
Kathleen August is a single mom of three children. Her home was destroyed by fire on Aug. 25 and her youngest child, Vincent, was flown to hospital in Vancouver with serious injuries as a result of the blaze. (GoFundMe)
A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Death reported in fire on Malahat reserve Thursday morning

The victim is believed to be a woman in her early 20s

A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)

Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk

Dry Christmas trees pose fire hazard, fire safety experts warn B.C. residents

One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)
Equipment demolished what is left of a house on Mountain View Drive near Lake Cowichan after a house fire this morning, Nov. 27, 2020, as firefighters continued to pump water onto the smouldering remains. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)
Equipment demolished what is left of a house on Mountain View Drive near Lake Cowichan after a house fire this morning, Nov. 27, 2020, as firefighters continued to pump water onto the smouldering remains. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)
A home off Terrien Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire in the early morning of Feb. 23. (Jim Murray photo)

Massive early-morning blaze destroys Vancouver Island home

Firefighters from three departments called in to battle fire at unoccupied residence

A home off Terrien Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire in the early morning of Feb. 23. (Jim Murray photo)
A fire destroyed several units at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)
A fire destroyed several units at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)