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Surrey RCMP is investigating after a 49-year-old man was found dead in a basement suite after a fire broke out at 96 Avenue and 117B Street early Monday morning. Police say foul play is not suspected. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP is investigating after a 49-year-old man was found dead in a basement suite after a fire broke out at 96 Avenue and 117B Street early Monday morning. Police say foul play is not suspected. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
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
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)
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)
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)
A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey townhouse damaged after car fire spreads

Blaze occurred late Monday in the 10700-block of 134 Street

A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)
A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey townhouse damaged after car fire spreads

Blaze occurred late Monday in the 10700-block of 134 Street

  • Mar 16, 2021
A car fire that spread to a townhouse brought Surrey fire crews to the 10700-block of 134 Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday (March 15). (Shane MacKichan photo)
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)
White Rock’s original fire truck is tiny alongside newer vehicles, as seen when it was previously displayed at the city’s fire hall in 2011. Contributed photo

White Rock to examine new location for vintage fire truck

Firefighters say ideal location would be an extension to fire hall

White Rock’s original fire truck is tiny alongside newer vehicles, as seen when it was previously displayed at the city’s fire hall in 2011. Contributed photo
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)
Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire damages residential garage near border of Langley and Surrey

One resident of area reported hearing ‘two loud booms’

Firefighters and police responded to a fire that damaged a garage near 192nd Street and 72nd Avenue Saturday morning (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
White Rock’s fire chief says a Jan. 21 kitchen fire in a third-floor apartment was a close call. (Garry Wolgemuth photo)

White Rock kitchen fire a ‘close call’

Fire chief says incident is reminder to not use stovetop as storage space

White Rock’s fire chief says a Jan. 21 kitchen fire in a third-floor apartment was a close call. (Garry Wolgemuth photo)
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)
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)
By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Guests evacuated after fire at Art Infiniti Hotel in Maple Ridge

Cause of the fire not yet known, traffic blocked in the area

By 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve firefighters were in the mop-up stages, after fighting a stubborn hotel fire in the early morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Delta police are looking for a white cargo van seen in the area of a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Delta Police Department photo)

Delta police looking for owner of van seen near suspicious fire

Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop was ‘significantly impacted’ by the blaze on Dec. 27

Delta police are looking for a white cargo van seen in the area of a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Delta Police Department photo)
Surrey firefighters responded to a report of a shrub fire in the 3600-block of 192nd Street around 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, which turned out to be someone burning garbage. (Submitted photo)

Firefighters called to Langley-Surrey border to douse burning garbage

Crews responded to the incident Monday around 5 p.m.

Surrey firefighters responded to a report of a shrub fire in the 3600-block of 192nd Street around 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, which turned out to be someone burning garbage. (Submitted photo)
Delta police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Heather Fuhrman/Facebook photo)

Delta police investigating suspicious fire in Ladner

Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop ‘significantly impacted’ by the blaze

Delta police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out Sunday night (Dec. 27) at a Ladner strip mall, significantly damaging the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, among other businesses. (Heather Fuhrman/Facebook photo)
A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.
Firefighters work to extinguish a large fire at a warehouse in Delta Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Investigation underway after Cannabis facility catches fire in Delta

Warehouse a ‘complete write off’ after fire that sent up massive plume of black smoke Sunday

Firefighters work to extinguish a large fire at a warehouse in Delta Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan photos)