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Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters put out a fire inside the Circle K convenience store on Departure Bay Road on Saturday night. (Dylan Phillips photo)

Teens set off flare in Nanaimo convenience store, traumatize clerk: RCMP

Incident happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday at Circle K on Departure Bay Road

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters put out a fire inside the Circle K convenience store on Departure Bay Road on Saturday night. (Dylan Phillips photo)
Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
KAM Productions photo.

VIDEO: Abbotsford fire crews battle destructive garage fire in midst of morning windstorm

Crews endure ‘bitter cold,’ lack of fire hydrants in 90 km/h winds

KAM Productions photo.
Early-morning fire at lumber yard quickly extinguished by Abbotsford fire crews

Early-morning fire at lumber yard quickly extinguished by Abbotsford fire crews

Blower-motor fire threatened to spread to nearby lumber

Early-morning fire at lumber yard quickly extinguished by Abbotsford fire crews
Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer

Fire destroys chalet at Vancouver Island ski resort, as eight escape

Fire department needed UTV to gain access because of Alpine Village location

Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer
An Abbotsford fire crew member can be seen here dousing the semis with a fie hose. Screenshot taken from KAM Productions video.

VIDEO: Three semi trucks destroyed in parking lot fire in Abbotsford

Fire crews quickly douse early-morning flames on Simpson Road, cause unknown

An Abbotsford fire crew member can be seen here dousing the semis with a fie hose. Screenshot taken from KAM Productions video.
Prince Rupert firefighters are battling a blaze at the CN Rail roundhouse on Prince Rupert’s waterfront.                                Photo by K-J Millar/The Northern View
Prince Rupert firefighters are battling a blaze at the CN Rail roundhouse on Prince Rupert’s waterfront.                                Photo by K-J Millar/The Northern View
Arson charge laid in connection to Mission Canadian Tire fire

Arson charge laid in connection to Mission Canadian Tire fire

Charges of Arson with disregard for human life have been laid against 26-year-old Quince Chalifoux

Arson charge laid in connection to Mission Canadian Tire fire
VIDEO: Body discovered in aftermath of Hope apartment fire

VIDEO: Body discovered in aftermath of Hope apartment fire

RCMP can’t confirm cause of death yet, but have ruled out foul play

VIDEO: Body discovered in aftermath of Hope apartment fire
Two Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement trucks were lit on fire in the early morning hours of Friday, Feb. 14. (Facebook)

Two law enforcement trucks torched in northern B.C.

Police say they have video evidence of a person in the area of the truck fires

Two Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement trucks were lit on fire in the early morning hours of Friday, Feb. 14. (Facebook)
A family of six leapt from a third-storey balcony to escape a Newton townhouse fire Tuesday. (File photo)

Surrey family leaps from third-storey balcony to escape fire

It happened at 14555 68th Ave., at 2:55 a.m. A smoke alarm woke them up

A family of six leapt from a third-storey balcony to escape a Newton townhouse fire Tuesday. (File photo)
Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.

Large house fire breaks out in Abbotsford on Eagle Mountain

Fire appears to have started in garage and spread; flames seen shooting out garage door

Patrick Penner / Abbotsford News.
Fire breaks out at Mission wharf

Fire breaks out at Mission wharf

Crews extinguished blaze that broke out along Fraser River on Monday

Fire breaks out at Mission wharf
Crews battle a fire on Osprey Drive on Saturday night. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

VIDEO: Abbotsford fire crews battle house fire

Home on Osprey Drive’s roof catches ablaze on Saturday night

Crews battle a fire on Osprey Drive on Saturday night. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Emergency responders on 201st Street near Michaud Crescent Monday afternoon after an apparently fatal hazmat incident in an apartment. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Hazmat incident closes down Lower Mainland street

One person is believed to be dead, police said

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Emergency responders on 201st Street near Michaud Crescent Monday afternoon after an apparently fatal hazmat incident in an apartment. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Fire crews battled a downtown fire on May 6 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria fire that burned for days deemed ‘suspicious’

On site caretaker remains ‘unaccounted for’

Fire crews battled a downtown fire on May 6 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Witnesses reported seeing the woman smoking at a site where a brush fire started along Dallas Road on Saturday (Keri Coles/News staff)

2 fires in Victoria caused by cigarettes prompts warning from deputy fire chief

Two separate fires caused by cigarette butts were avoidable

Witnesses reported seeing the woman smoking at a site where a brush fire started along Dallas Road on Saturday (Keri Coles/News staff)
(Katya Slepian/Black Press)
(Katya Slepian/Black Press)