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Maple Ridge firefighters and local RCMP are on scene of a Hammond house consumed by smoke Friday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Smoke pours out of Maple Ridge home, police chopper hovering overhead

Firefighters, Mounties, and paramedics are all on scene of a Hammond fire

 

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VIDEO: 30 Langley firefighters battle overnight blaze near Highway 1

Cause of the fire is under investigation

 

A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)

Fire being fought along Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Traffic backing up east and westbound as fire crews put out the blaze

A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)
Maple Ridge Fire Rescue at a fire at Fraser Regional Correctional Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Fire breaks out at Maple Ridge prison

Firefighters on scene at Fraser Regional Correctional Centre on Tuesday

Maple Ridge Fire Rescue at a fire at Fraser Regional Correctional Centre. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Pitt Meadows resident Pat Slatten is very concerned about a dead tree near her condo complex that several government departments and utilities agree needs to be removed but it is there weeks after they were contacted about it. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Pitt Meadows resident fuming about dead tree

A large tree near a condo complex has a letter writer concerned about the fire hazard

  • Aug 1, 2021
Pitt Meadows resident Pat Slatten is very concerned about a dead tree near her condo complex that several government departments and utilities agree needs to be removed but it is there weeks after they were contacted about it. (Special to The News)
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 Fire ripped through a vacant house in the 2600 block 208th St in Langley Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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 Fire ripped through a vacant house in the 2600 block 208th St in Langley Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: Chickens killed in large barn fire on Chilliwack property; 2nd blaze since 2020

Firefighters couldn’t save anything as barn burned to the ground in under an hour

This chicken barn in Rosedale in Chilliwack burned to the ground in under an hour on July 27, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A helicopter drops water on a fire at Gogo’s Christmas Tree Farm on Monday, July 26. (Photo courtesy Brian Irwin)

800 Christmas trees burn in fire at Nanaimo tree farm

Firefighting crews, including helicopters, battle fire all night

A helicopter drops water on a fire at Gogo’s Christmas Tree Farm on Monday, July 26. (Photo courtesy Brian Irwin)
Investigators hunt for evidence in aftermath of July 19 Whalley church fire. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey RCMP recover surveillance equipment from burned Coptic church

Fire chief says investigators have not been able to establish what caused the ‘definitely’ suspicious fire because of extensive damage to church

Investigators hunt for evidence in aftermath of July 19 Whalley church fire. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A fire inside a local Indian restaurant has caused significant damage. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Structure fire near Dewdney Trunk road in Maple Ridge

Reports of black smoke coming from the roof alerted officials

A fire inside a local Indian restaurant has caused significant damage. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters put out an intentionally set grass fire at 227 Street and the Haney Bypass. (Doris Buxton/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters put out an intentionally set grass fire at 227 Street and the Haney Bypass. (Doris Buxton/Special to The News)
Aftermath of fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)

Surrey church congregation heartbroken by devastating fire

‘We need to address this situation very quickly,’ Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum says

Aftermath of fire that destroyed St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Whalley on July 19. (Photo: Shane Mackichan)
A Whalley church was destroyed by fire early Monday (July 19, 2021) morning. (Shane MacKichan photo)

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Suspicious’ fire destroys Surrey church, site of arson attempt days earlier

Firefighters responded to St. George Coptic Orthodox Church at around 3:30 a.m. July 19

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A Whalley church was destroyed by fire early Monday (July 19, 2021) morning. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Firefighters responded quickly to a grass fire on Hinch trail. (Special to The News)

Two grass fires in Maple Ridge on Tuesday afternoon

Hot, dry conditions mean fires will spread quickly: Firefighter

Firefighters responded quickly to a grass fire on Hinch trail. (Special to The News)
The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14. (Facebook photo)

One man seriously injured as trailer catches fire at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground

A man was airlifted to hospital and panicked campers struggled to escape the early-morning blaze

The remnants of a burned out trailer at Cultus Lake’s Sunnyside campground after a fire in the early hours of Wednesday, July 14. (Facebook photo)
Members of enforcement at the memorial service. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Colwood’s fire chief remembered for devotion, love for community

John Cassidy was honoured with a procession and memorial on June 10

Members of enforcement at the memorial service. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Fire danger rating throughout the province is high, including the hot and dry Okanagan-Shuswap region. (B.C. Wildfire Service)

Lack of rain, high temperatures spike wildfire risk in southern part of Interior B.C.

Conditions in the region are volatile and much-needed rain is not present in the weather forecast

Fire danger rating throughout the province is high, including the hot and dry Okanagan-Shuswap region. (B.C. Wildfire Service)
Seven people, including four children, have died in a house fire in Chestermere, Alta., just east of Calgary, Friday, July 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘So devastating:’ 7 people dead, 5 escape house fire east of Calgary

RCMP said the cause of the fire is under investigation

Seven people, including four children, have died in a house fire in Chestermere, Alta., just east of Calgary, Friday, July 2, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at Cedarland Forest Products. (The News files)

Fire at Maple Ridge cedar mill

Mill staff fought the blaze with a fire hose on site

Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at Cedarland Forest Products. (The News files)