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A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Hometown Heroes Lottery prize home located in White Rock

$2.7-million package includes more than $105,000 in furnishings and electronics

A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Fire Rescue Services is urging parents to talk to their teenagers after crews responded to four separate bonfires on the beach April 16. (Black Press Media files)

‘Don’t let your teens have fires on the beach,’ White Rock fire service urges parents

Crews were called to four bonfires in one night last week

  • Apr 20, 2020
White Rock Fire Rescue Services is urging parents to talk to their teenagers after crews responded to four separate bonfires on the beach April 16. (Black Press Media files)
The first responder dispatch protocol was also rolled out during the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. (Black Press Media files)

B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic

The directive comes after province spoke with paramedics, fire services, according to top doctor

The first responder dispatch protocol was also rolled out during the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. (Black Press Media files)
Emergency crews on scene of a crash in the 16100-block of 96th Avenue Friday afternoon (March 27). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Emergency crews on scene of a crash in the 16100-block of 96th Avenue Friday afternoon (March 27). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Photo: Surrey Fire Service)

Surrey Fire Chief reveals the challenges firefighters are facing during COVID-19 crisis

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas opens up in a Q&A with the Now-Leader

Surrey Fire Chief Larry Thomas. (Photo: Surrey Fire Service)
VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday

Condition of a bicyclist unknown after he was found in ditch off 200th Street late this afternoon

VIDEO: Cyclist airlifted to hospital after incident in Langley Wednesday
(From left) Delta firefighter Darren Zakrzewski, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Delta police Const. Ian Koropchuk pose for a photo in advance of the 2020 Battle of the Badges hockey game. This year’s game will take place on Pink Shirt Day, Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Sungod Arena. (Submitted photo)

Annual Battle of the Badges hockey game to combat bullying in Delta schools

This year’s Battle of the Badges takes place at Sungod Arena on Pink Shirt Day (Wednesday, Feb. 26)

(From left) Delta firefighter Darren Zakrzewski, Delta Mayor George Harvie and Delta police Const. Ian Koropchuk pose for a photo in advance of the 2020 Battle of the Badges hockey game. This year’s game will take place on Pink Shirt Day, Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Sungod Arena. (Submitted photo)
Every year, members of the St. Catharines Fire Combat Team strip down and flex their muscles for a good cause with proceeds going to charity. (St. Catharines Fire Department photo)

No shirts, no city services: Firefighter calendar too steamy for Ontario officials

The city has never funded the calendars, but has OK’d photoshoots at city-owned properties

Every year, members of the St. Catharines Fire Combat Team strip down and flex their muscles for a good cause with proceeds going to charity. (St. Catharines Fire Department photo)
A Surrey man was treated for smoke inhalation at SMH following a fire in a basement suite in Surrey on Friday morning. (File photo)

Surrey man treated for smoke inhalation after Whalley house fire

It happened in a basement suite, in the 13900-block of 92nd Avenue, at about 7 a.m. Friday

A Surrey man was treated for smoke inhalation at SMH following a fire in a basement suite in Surrey on Friday morning. (File photo)
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Deer carcass strung up at Surrey fire hall prompts investigation

Investigation underway following complaint a Surrey firefighter hung a deer carcass in a fire hall

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Firefighters were trying to douse a blaze in a low-rise apartment building in Langley City’s downtown as of Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)                                Firefighters were trying to douse a blaze in a low-rise apartment building in Langley City’s downtown as of Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire strikes Langley apartment building

Firefighters from the City and Township were battling the blaze

  • Nov 29, 2019
Firefighters were trying to douse a blaze in a low-rise apartment building in Langley City’s downtown as of Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)                                Firefighters were trying to douse a blaze in a low-rise apartment building in Langley City’s downtown as of Friday morning. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Langley’s Mark Butterworth tackling Grouse Grind to raise $2,500 for mental health

  • Jul 26, 2019
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight
Fire destroys home on multi-million dollar Langley property

Fire destroys home on multi-million dollar Langley property

The $17 million lot is one of Langley’s most expensive according to BC Assessment

Fire destroys home on multi-million dollar Langley property
A firefighter salutes the commemorative statue behind the BC Legislature during the BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ memorial, with B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Association executive director, Gord Ditchburn, on the left and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the right (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in Victoria to honour fallen firefighters

The BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ Memorial honours those who have died in the line of duty

A firefighter salutes the commemorative statue behind the BC Legislature during the BC Fallen Fire Fighters’ memorial, with B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Association executive director, Gord Ditchburn, on the left and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the right (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Why cancer is deadlier than fire for firefighters in B.C.

The silent threat that is killing firefighters and how the profession is fighting back

Fire fighters battled a fire at a multi-family home on the 800 block of Fulton Street on June 6, 2017. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
(Katya Slepian/Black Press)
(Katya Slepian/Black Press)