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A GoFundMe has been set up for Tracy Dass and her children Linden, 10, and Rylee, 5, whose townhouse sustained major damage after a fire in a neighbouring unit Tuesday morning, March 30. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)

“All I saw was bright orange” – Maple Ridge mother of two describes escape from fire

Tracy Dass and her two children are thankful the outcome wasn’t worse

 

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

 

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)
A GoFundMe has been set up for Tracy Dass and her children Linden, 10, and Rylee, 5, whose townhouse sustained major damage after a fire in a neighbouring unit Tuesday morning. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
A GoFundMe has been set up for Tracy Dass and her children Linden, 10, and Rylee, 5, whose townhouse sustained major damage after a fire in a neighbouring unit Tuesday morning. (GoFundMe/Special to The News)
A mother and her two children escaped a townhouse fire early Tuesday morning. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)

Mother and children escape raging townhouse fire in Maple Ridge

Working fire alarms alerted them to the blaze

A mother and her two children escaped a townhouse fire early Tuesday morning. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
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)
An air ambulance helicopter was sent to Maple Ridge’s Ruskin Park after a man suffered burns from a firepit explosion. (Black Press Media files)

Man suffers burns to most of his body after firepit explosion in Maple Ridge

Air ambulance sent to Ruskin Park to transport victim to hospital

An air ambulance helicopter was sent to Maple Ridge’s Ruskin Park after a man suffered burns from a firepit explosion. (Black Press Media files)
A small shed caught fire along 227 Street and Selkirk Avenue Friday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Detached garage catches fire in Maple Ridge

Firefighters called to the scene Friday morning

A small shed caught fire along 227 Street and Selkirk Avenue Friday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
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)

Fundraiser created for Boston Bar family that lost everything in weekend 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)
The Maple Ridge fire department responded to the blaze at 7 p.m. Thursday evening. (THE NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge firefighters battle chimney blaze on Thursday night

Family of six were alerted in time by helpful neighbour and smoke detectors

The Maple Ridge fire department responded to the blaze at 7 p.m. Thursday evening. (THE NEWS/files)
The family home was severely burned, and the contents lost. (Special to The News)

Online fundraiser for Maple Ridge family victimized by fire

Gofundme to benefit family that were burned out on Valentine’s Day

The family home was severely burned, and the contents lost. (Special to The News)
The family home was boarded up, and some damage can be seen along the roof line. Damage inside is extensive. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Son, 8, got Maple Ridge family ready for fire emergency

Family of five got out alive, and dad credits his youngest

The family home was boarded up, and some damage can be seen along the roof line. Damage inside is extensive. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)
A fire tore through DeLair Court in Abbotsford in the early morning of Feb. 14, 2021. (John Morrow/ Black Press)

UPDATE: More than 150 could be affected by early morning apartment fire in Abbotsford

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)
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)
(Ronan O’Doherty/The News)

Fire at house on Creekside in Maple Ridge

Residents putting out fire inside garage as firefighters arrive

  • Jan 26, 2021
(Ronan O’Doherty/The News)
Alouette Heights.

Fire at Alouette Heights in Maple Ridge puts half of residents out of their units

Coast Mental Health said fire was small, but sprinkler system caused damage

Alouette Heights.
Fire on Yale Road north of the overpass Friday morning. (Progress file)

Early morning blaze guts Chilliwack restaurant

The fire erupted north of the overpass closing one lane of Yale Road

Fire on Yale Road north of the overpass Friday morning. (Progress file)
Seven people were evacuated safely from the Art Infiniti Hotel on New Year’s Eve in Maple Ridge. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge hotel fire evacuee hoping for her teeth

Seven people escaped a fire at the Art Infiniti on New Year’s Eve

Seven people were evacuated safely from the Art Infiniti Hotel on New Year’s Eve in Maple Ridge. (Barry Brinkman/Special to The News)
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)