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Part of the Gold Nugget Motel burned in Yale as the local fire department doused the flames on Friday, April 2. No one was hurt. (Photo/Kat Stirling)

No injuries after Gold Nugget Motel blaze in Yale

Building partially burned, fire not suspicious

Part of the Gold Nugget Motel burned in Yale as the local fire department doused the flames on Friday, April 2. No one was hurt. (Photo/Kat Stirling)
An early morning fire forced the evacuation of a Maple Ridge apartment building on Saturday, April 3. The blaze appeared to have started in a second-floor unit of Devonshire Court in the 22100 block of Dewdney Trunk Road. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Fire forces evacuation of Maple Ridge apartment building

Firefighters from Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows battle blaze at Devonshire Court

  • Apr 3, 2021
An early morning fire forced the evacuation of a Maple Ridge apartment building on Saturday, April 3. The blaze appeared to have started in a second-floor unit of Devonshire Court in the 22100 block of Dewdney Trunk Road. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Completed by the municipality was the demolition of the pier, including the installation of a new play area and pedestrian walkways. (Twitter/Jeremy Perry)

New Westminster pier park reopens 6 months after enormous fire

The new play area located below the Sixth Street pedestrian overpass is open

Completed by the municipality was the demolition of the pier, including the installation of a new play area and pedestrian walkways. (Twitter/Jeremy Perry)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Seven vehicles damaged by fire in Abbotsford apartment parking lot

Investigators trying to determine whether fire was deliberately set

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
The North Vancouver City Fire Department fights a fire at the Duke of Connaught Lodge No. 64 (North Vancouver Masonic Centre) at 1142 Lonsdale Ave on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (North Vancouver RCMP)
The North Vancouver City Fire Department fights a fire at the Duke of Connaught Lodge No. 64 (North Vancouver Masonic Centre) at 1142 Lonsdale Ave on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (North Vancouver RCMP)
The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)

‘You’re all wonderful people’: Community rallies around Boston Bar family who lost everything in fire

Witnesses say the Kimber family escaped the fire without injury, but their home is a total loss

The Kimber family of Boston Bar lost their home in a fire. Blaine Kimber’s daughter created a fundraiser to help rebuild the home with the goal of $100,000. (Screenshot/GoFundMe)
A massive fire at the Delair Court Apartments destroyed one of the buildings on the morning of Feb. 14. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Salvation Army thanks residents for ‘incredible generosity’ to victims of apartment fire

16 palettes of items donated to those who lost homes in Delair Court Apartments

A massive fire at the Delair Court Apartments destroyed one of the buildings on the morning of Feb. 14. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A massive fire ripped through the Delair Court Apartments on Feb. 14, impacting the residents of all 57 units. The residents of another 45 units were also impacted in a second building in the complex.

More than $200K raised for victims of Abbotsford apartment fire

More than 25 GoFundMe campaigns support residents who lost everything

A massive fire ripped through the Delair Court Apartments on Feb. 14, impacting the residents of all 57 units. The residents of another 45 units were also impacted in a second building in the complex.
A massive fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Delair Court Apartments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Relief efforts underway for victims of Abbotsford apartment fire

Dozens of people currently without homes after massive blaze early Sunday morning

A massive fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Delair Court Apartments in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
A fire tore through Delair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)

UPDATE: Abbotsford fire could mean up to 200 people without homes

Crews still on scene as building smolders, no reports of injuries in DeLair Court fire

A fire tore through Delair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)
Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Homeless-camp fire in Mission shuts down CP Rail line

Man seen being taken away from camp in handcuffs by Mission RCMP

Mission firefighters approaching the homeless camp after dragging firehoses across the tracks. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)

VIDEO: Crews battle fire under Highway 1 overpass at homeless camp in Abbotsford

Unknown if anyone was injured as result of blaze on Riverside Road

A fire broke out under the Highway 1 overpass at Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (Colleen Flanagan/ Maple Ridge News)
Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire damages residential garage near border of Langley and Surrey

One resident of area reported hearing ‘two loud booms’

Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A door is boarded up following a fire at Pho Xuan restaurant on Yale Road on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Early morning fire at vacant Chilliwack restaurant was deliberately set

Fire erupted north of the Yale Road overpass at Pho Xuan, which was permanently closed

A door is boarded up following a fire at Pho Xuan restaurant on Yale Road on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Abby House has been operating at 2676 Gladys Ave. in Abbotsford since 1991. The building was heavily damaged by a fire in October. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford mental-health organization weighs options after fire destroys building

Abby House considers whether to restore old home or build a new one

Abby House has been operating at 2676 Gladys Ave. in Abbotsford since 1991. The building was heavily damaged by a fire in October. (Submitted photo)
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)
By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Guests evacuated after fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge

Cause of the fire not yet known, traffic blocked in the area

By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service discovered a deceased man inside a trailer following a fire on Monday, Dec. 28. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford man found dead inside fire-damaged trailer

Fire in 2400 block of Bradner Road not considered suspicious

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service discovered a deceased man inside a trailer following a fire on Monday, Dec. 28. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue around 3 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Facebook/ Beth Leake)

Early-morning fire in vacant Chilliwack business believed to be deliberately set

The fire broke out around 3 a.m. in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue downtown

Chilliwack Fire Department responded to a fire in a vacant automotive repair business on Victoria Avenue around 3 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Facebook/ Beth Leake)
The Oct. 18 fire caused extensive damage to the fifth floor of the building on 12th Avenue and Horne Street. Photo courtesy of Mission Fire Rescue Service.

Apartment fire on Sunday displaces 82 Mission residents

Extensive damage to fifth floor, fire not considered suspicious at this time

The Oct. 18 fire caused extensive damage to the fifth floor of the building on 12th Avenue and Horne Street. Photo courtesy of Mission Fire Rescue Service.