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Mission building evacuated after blaze breaks out: Calgary Fire Department

Posted March 30, 2021

Twelve people were forced from their building following a fire in Calgary’s Mission neighbourhood on Tuesday.

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Crews battle house fire in northwest Calgary

Posted March 29, 2021

“We had a very challenging wind out of the north, with the garage also facing north, which was pushing the fire into the home,” said Rouge Ashmead, north district chief with the CFD. “Wind always presents a tremendous challenge for us. Crews did a fantastic job making the right tactical decisions to make that a minimal factor.”

 

 

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'Winter's last hurrah' brings grass fires, highway chaos to Alberta

Posted March 27, 2021

In Calgary, the high winds tore sheeting from construction sites and damaged a fabric covering at the Hangar Flight Museum, which houses several aircraft, including a Second World War Avro Lancaster bomber. Firefighters attempted to stabilize the tent hangar.

 

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Extensive damage after garage, house fire breaks out in northwest Calgary

Posted March 27, 2021

CFD North District Chief Rouge Ashmead said the homeowners were able to make it out safely. There were no injuries reported.

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8 people, cat safely get out of Calgary home after kitchen fire

Posted March 26, 2021

Eight people were able to safely leave a home in northeast Calgary Friday afternoon after a kitchen fire broke out.

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1 hospitalized after workplace fire in Calgary

Posted March 25, 2021

One person was rushed to hospital from the scene of a worksite fire on Thursday morning. 

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