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Bridgeland house fire is good reminder of importance of fire and smoke alarms: CFD

Posted December 10, 2021

We are thankful that no-one was injured. This incident is a good reminder to check fire and smoke alarms. Working smoke alarms save lives! 

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Over 100 people forced outside of Calgary hotel after heavy smoke reported in building

Posted December 10, 2021

It was a busy night for your Calgary firefighters with multiple stations responding to several complex and challenging emergencies. Our thoughts are with all of those affected.

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Sprinkler forces evacuation of southeast Calgary apartment building

Posted December 08, 2021

More than 200 people were forced out of their south Calgary apartment building early Wednesday morning when a sprinkler line broke, flooding several units. Our thoughts are with all those affected. 

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One person arrested after Ginger Beef Bistro destroyed by fire

Posted December 06, 2021

The Ginger Beef Bistro House at Macleod and 90th Avenue S.E. went up in flames after 6 a.m. Monday. The fire is being investigated as a potential arson.

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Firefighters bring blaze at hotel under control

Posted December 04, 2021

Crews were called to the Riviera Hotel, located at 3535 26 St. N.E., for reports of a fire at about 6:45 a.m.

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Suspicious fire at Calgary apartment building on 16 Avenue and Centre Street NW

Posted December 02, 2021

Firefighters were called to an apartment building in the area of 16 Avenue and Centre Street N.W. at around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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2 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Macleod Trail

Posted November 24, 2021

Our deepest condolences to the families and friends impacted by the loss of their loved ones. This is a senseless tragedy and very difficult call for our firefighters to attend.

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With current staffing levels, it’s safer to live in Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto than Calgary

Posted November 23, 2021

“With current staffing levels, it’s safer to live in Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto than Calgary,” Matt Osborne of the Calgary Firefighters Association told council, noting the city has the lowest-staffed metropolitan fire department in the country.

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5 people, 3 pets safe after fire breaks out in Glendale home

Posted November 23, 2021

 Multiple fire trucks and apparatus were called to a house fire on 37th Street S.W. near 21st Avenue just before 5 a.m. Tuesday.

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Propane tank explodes at Calgary storage facility, 1 injured

Posted November 22, 2021

Fire crews were called to a storage facility in the 9200 block of 40th Street S.E. just after 11 a.m. There was no fire but the man suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries.

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