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Blackfalds RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that happened in Lacombe County in November. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Suspicious fires set in Lacombe County

Blackfalds RCMP investigating

 

Fire crews responded to a blaze in an apartment building on Ross Street near 46 Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. The City of Red Deer reported that no injuries were reported as a result of the fire. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer townhouse fire started in bedroom

Red Deer EMS still investigating

 

Volunteer firefighters from Olds, Didsbury and Carstairs were called out to a house fire south of Olds on Friday morning. A home was destroyed.
Photo from Olds Fire Department

Olds-area home destroyed by fire Friday morning

Volunteer firefighters from Olds, Didsbury and Carstairs responded

 

Penhold Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Waskasoo Avenue on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
Penhold Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Waskasoo Avenue on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
Demolition underway of historic downtown building gutted by fire

Demolition underway of historic downtown building gutted by fire

Low-income apartment building destroyed by fire last Monday afternoon.

Demolition underway of historic downtown building gutted by fire
On Tuesday, investigators were looking into the cause of the fire that destroyed a low-income housing complex on Little Gaetz Avenue on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Downtown apartment fire quickly spread to the roof

Cause of fire still under investigation

On Tuesday, investigators were looking into the cause of the fire that destroyed a low-income housing complex on Little Gaetz Avenue on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Campfires are still permitted under the fire advisory for Rocky Mountain House Forest Area. (File photo)
Campfires are still permitted under the fire advisory for Rocky Mountain House Forest Area. (File photo)
Generator shed next to Red Deer County offices catches fire

Generator shed next to Red Deer County offices catches fire

City of Red Deer Emergency Services lent a hand fighting fire

  • May 28, 2020
Generator shed next to Red Deer County offices catches fire
Lance Kenney is disgusted that thieves stole stuffed animals and toys that had been left at a makeshift memorial outside a trailer home that was destroyed by fire last Friday, claiming the life of a seven-year-old girl and injuring four other people. Neighbours have already started replacing some of the items. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Red Deer men whose trailer home destroyed by tragic fire moving on

Trailer home residents asking for a little help from volunteers to clean up the trailer site

Lance Kenney is disgusted that thieves stole stuffed animals and toys that had been left at a makeshift memorial outside a trailer home that was destroyed by fire last Friday, claiming the life of a seven-year-old girl and injuring four other people. Neighbours have already started replacing some of the items. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
A makeshift memorial has been set up in front of the trailer home where a seven-year-old girl died early last Friday. The girl’s younger brother and her mother, and the mother’s fiance, are being treated in a Calgary hospital. Another brother was treated and released from hospital. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

“Hero” went into burning trailer four times in bid save fiancee and her children

Chris Pozzolo is nothing short of a hero, say neighbours. They said…

A makeshift memorial has been set up in front of the trailer home where a seven-year-old girl died early last Friday. The girl’s younger brother and her mother, and the mother’s fiance, are being treated in a Calgary hospital. Another brother was treated and released from hospital. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
A City of Red Deer fire investigator works at the site of an explosion at Laser Wash car wash on 67A Street in 2017. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Red Deer car wash owners fined $40,000 for 2017 explosion

Cleaning fluid accidentally ignited burning three people

  • Feb 11, 2020
A City of Red Deer fire investigator works at the site of an explosion at Laser Wash car wash on 67A Street in 2017. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
‘I thought I was going to die.’ Tenants flee high-rise fire

‘I thought I was going to die.’ Tenants flee high-rise fire

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters made a dramatic ladder rescue of a man…

‘I thought I was going to die.’ Tenants flee high-rise fire
Firefighters tackle blaze in Royal Canadian Legion building

Firefighters tackle blaze in Royal Canadian Legion building

Firefighters got call of light smoke about 4:25 p.m.

  • Jan 24, 2020
Firefighters tackle blaze in Royal Canadian Legion building
Firefighters spent about 90 minutes bringing a fire in an industrial building on Golden West Avenue in north Red Deer under control on Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Chemical analysis may provide clues to cause of huge Red Deer industrial fire

Fire on April 17 caused $9 million in damage to oil and gas industrial building

Firefighters spent about 90 minutes bringing a fire in an industrial building on Golden West Avenue in north Red Deer under control on Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Two adults, two children killed in Oshawa house fire; 3 others in hospital

Two adults, two children killed in Oshawa house fire; 3 others in hospital

OSHAWA, Ont. — The sound of a blast followed by frantic cries…

Two adults, two children killed in Oshawa house fire; 3 others in hospital
All four victims of Nova Scotia fire younger than eight years old, relative says

All four victims of Nova Scotia fire younger than eight years old, relative says

PUBNICO, N.S. — The victims of a tragic house fire that swept…

All four victims of Nova Scotia fire younger than eight years old, relative says
Storage shed destroyed in farm fire

Storage shed destroyed in farm fire

Volunteer firefighters from Bowden, Innisfail and Red Deer County respond

Storage shed destroyed in farm fire
Facebook photo for Alix Fire and Medical Department

Mirror Fire Department needs volunteers

Alix is providing fire coverage as Mirror begins rebuilding fire department

Facebook photo for Alix Fire and Medical Department
A rural home near Hoadley was destroyed by a fire early on Monday morning. Four people were in the house and escaped. (Photo by Scotty Aitken)

Fire destroys home near Hoadley

Family of four escaped fire uninjured

A rural home near Hoadley was destroyed by a fire early on Monday morning. Four people were in the house and escaped. (Photo by Scotty Aitken)
Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire

Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire

Several residents forced to evacuate after small apartment fire on May 1

Arson charge laid in Ponoka fire