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Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at Garibaldi Ridge Supportive Housing Wednesday evening. (The News files)

One sent to hospital after fire at Maple Ridge supportive housing complex

Fire in a second floor unit at Garibaldi Ridge Supportive Housing

 

The driver slips and falls while fleeing his burning pickup. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: B.C. pickup driver loses vehicle to fire after attempted doughnuts

A stunt on an icy street went awry and led to a blaze

 

Bonnie Thomas and her son Darcy Andrew escaped from their burning home west of Salmon Arm on Switzmalph land about 3 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 after someone was seen running away from the house. (Contributed)

Home destroyed in fire; Salmon Arm RCMP track footprints to unconscious man 2km away

Man witnesses believe started fire flees for two kilometres, officer performs CPR for an hour

 

Langley Township fire investigators were on scene Wednesday morning after a Tuesday night fire resulted in the death of three dogs in an Aldergrove home. Firefighters saved three cats with oxygen. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Three dogs dead in Aldergrove fire, cats revived by firefighters

Smoke inhalation is the suspected cause of death of three pets

Langley Township fire investigators were on scene Wednesday morning after a Tuesday night fire resulted in the death of three dogs in an Aldergrove home. Firefighters saved three cats with oxygen. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The MV Zim Kingston arrives in Nanaimo Harbour earlier this month. Sparks from grinding metal ignited a fire aboard the ship on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Nanaimo’s Duke Point. (File photo)

Work on damaged containers sparks another fire aboard MV Zim Kingston in Nanaimo

Sparks from grinder ignite fire in exposed insulation of damaged shipping container

The MV Zim Kingston arrives in Nanaimo Harbour earlier this month. Sparks from grinding metal ignited a fire aboard the ship on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Nanaimo’s Duke Point. (File photo)
Fire crews were still on scene of a fatal fire on Wilding Court in Langley Meadows. The fire was reported early in the morning Friday. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: House fire claims the life of a Langley man

Fire officials are still on scene investigating a blaze in the Langley Meadows neighbourhood

Fire crews were still on scene of a fatal fire on Wilding Court in Langley Meadows. The fire was reported early in the morning Friday. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Tree is taken down at Mushroom Beach. (Cole Schisler/ Black Press Media)

Half-naked woman ignites willow tree while trying to keep warm at Kelowna beach

A large willow tree is being removed from Mushroom Beach after it was set on fire

Tree is taken down at Mushroom Beach. (Cole Schisler/ Black Press Media)
This photo shows some of the damage incurred to a building after a gas explosion ripped through Building 25 at 19 Wing Comox on Thursday, Nov. 18. Photo by Erin Haluschak

UPDATE: Numerous injuries after explosion on B.C. air force base

Responders on scene after gas leak at CFB 19 Wing Comox on Vancouver Island Thursday morning

This photo shows some of the damage incurred to a building after a gas explosion ripped through Building 25 at 19 Wing Comox on Thursday, Nov. 18. Photo by Erin Haluschak
Fire still burns at the West Fraser Log Yard in the morning of Nov. 10. The fire was first spotted at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

VIDEO: Thousands of logs reduced to burning debris after log yard fire at Quesnel mill

The fire on Quesnel-Hixon Road is fully surrounded by sprinklers this morning

Fire still burns at the West Fraser Log Yard in the morning of Nov. 10. The fire was first spotted at 2 p.m. on Nov. 9. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Maple Ridge Fire Department responded to a fire at a trailer park Wednesday afternoon. (The News files)
The Maple Ridge Fire Department responded to a fire at a trailer park Wednesday afternoon. (The News files)
Ships continue to work to control a fire on board the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, October 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard

About 40 containers that fell off ship have been tracked to the northern tip of Vancouver Island

Ships continue to work to control a fire on board the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, October 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Ships work to control a fire aboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire Friday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Coast guard says crews hope to board burned ship off Victoria, later Monday

Container ship continues to smoulder as storm hampers efforts to extinguish it

Ships work to control a fire aboard the MV Zim Kingston about eight kilometres from the shore in Victoria, B.C., on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. The container ship caught fire Friday and 16 crew members were evacuated and brought to Ogden Point Pier. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The fire on the container ship Zim Kingston anchored near Victoria has been stabilized as of Oct. 24. Five crew members remain onboard. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)

UPDATE: Container ship still smouldering as storm hampers firefighting efforts

Crews have been dousing a chemical fire onboard MV Zim Kingston off Victoria since Saturday

The fire on the container ship Zim Kingston anchored near Victoria has been stabilized as of Oct. 24. Five crew members remain onboard. (Courtesy Canadian Coast Guard)
Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue were called to a residential structure fire on Tuesday. (THE NEWS/files)

Pitt Meadows fire applauds two individuals who put out fire before sprinkler activation

Sprinkler activation would have caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to condo complex

Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue were called to a residential structure fire on Tuesday. (THE NEWS/files)
A sauna fire was quickly extinguished with the assistance of a home sprinkler system on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Maple Ridge. (file)

Home sprinklers limit fire damage to Maple Ridge home

Blaze was almost out when fire crews arrived

A sauna fire was quickly extinguished with the assistance of a home sprinkler system on Saturday, Oct. 16 in Maple Ridge. (file)
A fire that damaged a wood exterior staircase at a Maple Ridge Secondary School building on Saturday, Sept. 25, is under investigation as suspicious by RCMP. (Undated Google Map image)
A fire that damaged a wood exterior staircase at a Maple Ridge Secondary School building on Saturday, Sept. 25, is under investigation as suspicious by RCMP. (Undated Google Map image)
Asst. fire chief Brad Perrie. (THE NEWS/files)
Asst. fire chief Brad Perrie. (THE NEWS/files)
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

Maple Ridge firefighters and local RCMP are on scene of a Hammond house consumed by smoke Friday afternoon. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
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VIDEO: 30 Langley firefighters battle overnight blaze near Highway 1

Cause of the fire is under investigation

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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)