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The Quaaout Lodge in the Shuswap, near Squila, was engulfed in flames Sunday morning, May 22. (Andrew McCausland photo)

VIDEO: Shuswap resort engulfed in flames

Fire at Quaaout Lodge Sunday morning, May 22, in Squilax

 

Members with the West Fraser Volunteer Fire Department and the Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Marsh Road at around 8:45 a.m. Friday, May 20. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

West Fraser Volunteer Fire Department responds to structure fire

Home on Marsh Road believed to a be a complete loss

 

A fire started in the Penticton Toyota dealership in the early hours of Wednesday morning. It is currently under investigation. (Logan Lockhart - Western News)

2 arrested in Penticton after Toyota dealership fire deemed arson

Fire crews say damage to the back of the dealership is ‘extensive’

 

Renovations continue on Quesnel’s Fire Hall No. 1 on Kinchant Street. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel city council increases budget for fire hall project by $500K

Council heard the project’s construction costs have risen drastically due to inflation

Renovations continue on Quesnel’s Fire Hall No. 1 on Kinchant Street. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A large fire Tuesday morning caused major damage to the Tamarind Westside apartment building on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Online fundraisers set up for tenants who lost everything in Abbotsford apartment fire

Residents of impacted building on Cardinal Avenue remain displaced

A large fire Tuesday morning caused major damage to the Tamarind Westside apartment building on Cardinal Avenue just east of Mt. Lehman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Ben Lypka / Abbotsford News

VIDEO: 160 units evacuated in large apartment fire in Abbotsford

Impacted residents being assisted by Emergency Support Services

Ben Lypka / Abbotsford News
A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)

Cleanup begins after demolition of burned Winters Hotel in Vancouver, city says

Two bodies found in rubble more than a week after the April 11 fire

A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. Mounties say three people died in a house fire northwest of Edmonton on the weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Two women, one man dead in house fire northwest of Edmonton

Gunn area fire not considered suspicious, likely to have started on a stove

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. Mounties say three people died in a house fire northwest of Edmonton on the weekend. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Quesnel Fire Department volunteers work to contain the spread of the fire. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Grass fire extinguished south of Quesnel

The Quesnel Fire Department was able to contain the fire before it spread far

Quesnel Fire Department volunteers work to contain the spread of the fire. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel fire chief Ron Richert radios for backup after arriving on the scene in the command truck. Bystanders tried to knock the fire with handheld extinguishers, and appeared to stall the fire’s spread. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

PHOTOS: Truck fire extinguished near Moffat Bridge in Quesnel

An older model truck caught on fire in the morning of Thursday, April 21

Quesnel fire chief Ron Richert radios for backup after arriving on the scene in the command truck. Bystanders tried to knock the fire with handheld extinguishers, and appeared to stall the fire’s spread. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Five municipalities in Cariboo Fire Centre get FireSmart grants

They will receive nearly $700K in funding from Community Resiliency Investment grants

A 100 Mile Fire Rescue firefighter patrols the perimeter of a grassfire behind the South Cariboo Rec Centre putting out remaining patches of flames. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Firefighters team up to target the same hotspot while responding to a grassfire on the Quesnel-Hydraulic Road. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel firefighters respond to Easter Sunday grassfire

A small fire was put out along Quesnel-Hydraulic Road on the holiday

Firefighters team up to target the same hotspot while responding to a grassfire on the Quesnel-Hydraulic Road. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Officials working to find housing for 144 people displaced by fire in Vancouver

Buildings included housing for some of the city’s lowest-income residents

A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

All residents of burned SRO hotel in Vancouver have been accounted for, officials say

Vancouver Fire Chief Karen Fry said the investigation is still in its “infant stages”

A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says the fire-related death of a man early Saturday morning is not suspicious, but the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Man in his early 70s dies in Greater Victoria fire

Fire is not considered suspicious, investigation ongoing

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says the fire-related death of a man early Saturday morning is not suspicious, but the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media file photo)
A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)

VIDEO: Vancouver fire guts historic Gastown building, sends five to hospital

Large-scale fire at corner of Abbott and Water streets

A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)
A Quesnel Firefighter communicates with a colleague outside of the apartment building. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel fire department responds to fire inside apartment building

Firefighters were called to Flamingo Street in West Quesnel

A Quesnel Firefighter communicates with a colleague outside of the apartment building. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A grass fire on Sales Road East drew the response of the Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department responds to grass fire on Sales Road East

The Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department (QVFD) battled a grass fire on a…

A grass fire on Sales Road East drew the response of the Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Quesnel Fire Hall located at 310 Kinchant St. is undergoing major renovations. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer Files)

Quesnel’s Fire Hall No. 1 temporarily moves to old public works yard

The downtown fire hall is undergoing a $4.5 million renovation

The Quesnel Fire Hall located at 310 Kinchant St. is undergoing major renovations. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer Files)
The day after the Winfield Bakery fire. (Jordy Cunningham)

B.C. Bakery owners hope to reopen in new location following fire

The Lake Country community is devastated by the loss of the bakery

The day after the Winfield Bakery fire. (Jordy Cunningham)