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A house fire on 1500 Pheasant Dr was able to be contained by Surrey Fire Service successfully. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Late-night fire in Surrey leaves family of 5 displaced

Cause of the fire under investigation

 

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was deployed to Maple Ridge just before 2 p.m. on Friday. (Blackpress file)

Homicide investigation underway in Maple Ridge

A body has been found in a vehicle fire in the 14300 block of 256 Street

 

Vehicle fire that broke out early Monday, Nov. 21 in a Watson Road townhouse complex “appears deliberately set,” according to Chilliwack Fire Department. (submitted photo)

UPDATE w/ VIDEO: Chilliwack vehicle fire at Watson Road townhouse ‘appears deliberately set’

No firefighter injuries but residents sent to hospital for smoke inhalation

 

A fire broke out in an automotive warehouse shop on Sunday night, Nov. 20 which Surrey Fire Service was able to contain. The cause has not been reported yet. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Surrey fire crews tackle warehouse blaze from unknown causes

The Sunday night fire came from an automotive shop

A fire broke out in an automotive warehouse shop on Sunday night, Nov. 20 which Surrey Fire Service was able to contain. The cause has not been reported yet. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Surrey firefighters put out a fire at a business plaza in in the 13500-block of 75 Avenue in Surrey on Wednesday (Nov. 16). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey firefighters battle big blaze at business plaza in Surrey

It took two hours to gain control of the fire, no injuries reported

Surrey firefighters put out a fire at a business plaza in in the 13500-block of 75 Avenue in Surrey on Wednesday (Nov. 16). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A fire in Kamloops prompted safety warnings from departments in the Interior over the potential dangers of lithium batteries. (Screenshot- Kamloops Fire Rescue, Facebook video)

Explosive footage from Kamloops prompts safety warnings over lithium batteries

Defective batteries can overheat, catch fire or explode: Kamloops Fire Rescue

A fire in Kamloops prompted safety warnings from departments in the Interior over the potential dangers of lithium batteries. (Screenshot- Kamloops Fire Rescue, Facebook video)
Rick Boehm, Thornhill and regional district fire chief, with the department’s new ladder truck. (File photo)

Remote northwest B.C. community left without a fire department due to volunteer shortage

Almost 200 homes in Dease Lake will have to fend for themselves in case of fire

Rick Boehm, Thornhill and regional district fire chief, with the department’s new ladder truck. (File photo)
Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser River in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan)

Nobody injured in Surrey island blasts, fire

The blasts and fire happened shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday

Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser River in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan)
Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan).

Huge explosion, fire on small island off Surrey’s Tannery Park

The cause of the fire is unknown. It’s also not yet known if anyone was injured

Huge explosion Monday night in Surrey, filmed from across the Fraser in New Westminster. (Screen shot of video taken by Braden McMillan).
Surrey fire crews battle a brush fire near Highway 1 and 152 Street on Tuesday. (Shane McKichan photo)

Surrey fire crews battle brush fire near highway

Firefighters extinguished Tuesday afternoon fire before it spread to any buildings: witness

Surrey fire crews battle a brush fire near Highway 1 and 152 Street on Tuesday. (Shane McKichan photo)
Fire on Monte Vista Drive caused by pot of oil on stove igniting. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)

Neighbours smash front windows to save Chilliwack man from fire

Pot of oil igniting was cause of fire in manufactured home in Sardis, said Chilliwack Fire officials

Fire on Monte Vista Drive caused by pot of oil on stove igniting. (Jennifer Feinberg/Chilliwack Progress file)
Dozens of residents of a Downtown Eastside SRO were displaced Sept. 24 after a fire broke out in someone’s suite. ( Photo credit: Ruth Hartnup/Flickr)

Fire at Vancouver SRO building displaces dozens on Downtown Eastside

No one was injured but building sustained smoke and water damage

Dozens of residents of a Downtown Eastside SRO were displaced Sept. 24 after a fire broke out in someone’s suite. ( Photo credit: Ruth Hartnup/Flickr)
Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a home in the 8900-block of Crichton Dr. Thursday evening. (Shane McKichan photo)

VIDEO: Fire crews tackle house fire in Surrey Thursday evening

Blaze happened in two-storey home in 8900-block of Crichton Drive

Surrey firefighters battle a blaze at a home in the 8900-block of Crichton Dr. Thursday evening. (Shane McKichan photo)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
This two-storey house in Newton was fully engulfed by flames Monday, Sept. 19. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A fire is burning very close to the town of Hope. (Evguenia Stilinovic/Facebook)

UPDATE: Wildfire burning west of Hope now estimated at 30 hectares

No current threat to homes in the community, and more fire crews are on the way

A fire is burning very close to the town of Hope. (Evguenia Stilinovic/Facebook)
The Vancouver Police Department is searching for three people it believes played a part in starting a fire that burned down a church and convenience store on the Downtown Eastside on July 6. (Photos courtesy of VPD)

Police release video of suspects in blaze that burned down Downtown Eastside church

July 6 fire destroyed Street Church and a convenience store, displaced SRO residents

The Vancouver Police Department is searching for three people it believes played a part in starting a fire that burned down a church and convenience store on the Downtown Eastside on July 6. (Photos courtesy of VPD)
Renee and Evan Ricard, mother-and-son, stand in front of their home of 10.5 years that is left uninhabitable due to a fire of unknown causes. (Sobia Moman photo)

‘It never leaves you’: White Rock family left picking up the pieces after fire destroys home

Neighbours, friends and family are showing up for the family in support

Renee and Evan Ricard, mother-and-son, stand in front of their home of 10.5 years that is left uninhabitable due to a fire of unknown causes. (Sobia Moman photo)
Smoke from fires in Washington State moved across the border into Chilliwack on Aug. 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Wildfires near Chilliwack Lake causing ‘significant smoke’ for residents

Chilliwack River Valley Fire says there’s no current threat to any residents, structures

Smoke from fires in Washington State moved across the border into Chilliwack on Aug. 30, 2022. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
A firefighter sprays down an area of the ground at the Briggs Creek wildfire near Kaslo. As of end-of-day Aug. 25, the wildfire will be downgraded from a fire of note. (BC Wildfire Service)

B.C. wildfires: Fires of note set to reduce to 3

Briggs Creek fire near Kaslo and Mount Docking fire near Radium Hot Springs to be downgraded

A firefighter sprays down an area of the ground at the Briggs Creek wildfire near Kaslo. As of end-of-day Aug. 25, the wildfire will be downgraded from a fire of note. (BC Wildfire Service)
A tree struck by lightning near Vernon in 2021. So far in 2022, lightning strikes have started 70 per cent of the total 1,144 wildfires. (Makayla Hentges/Facebook)

B.C. wildfires: Lightning continues to spark fresh blazes

Lightning responsible for 80 per cent of current 234 wildfires

A tree struck by lightning near Vernon in 2021. So far in 2022, lightning strikes have started 70 per cent of the total 1,144 wildfires. (Makayla Hentges/Facebook)