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A recent fire caused extensive damage to this fifth-floor apartment and many others. Firefighters escorted residents to their units to collect essential belongings two days after the fire, but they have been locked out since due to asbestos contamination. Derek Henderson photos.

Tenants say they’ve been left out in cold after apartment fire displaces 82 people in Mission

Building comes under new ownership, residents locked out with little communication

 

Firefighters work to extinguish a large fire at a warehouse in Delta Sunday morning. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Investigation underway after Cannabis facility catches fire in Delta

Warehouse a ‘complete write off’ after fire that sent up massive plume of black smoke Sunday

 

VIDEO: Large fire breaks out in New Westminster industrial area

VIDEO: Large fire breaks out in New Westminster industrial area

The blaze is the second large fire in New Westminster in the past month

 

Surrey Fire Service on scene of a house fire near 132nd Street and 107th Avenue on Friday afternoon (Sept. 25). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey home has ‘extensive damage’ after fire

‘Heavy smoke’ caused some visibility issues

Surrey Fire Service on scene of a house fire near 132nd Street and 107th Avenue on Friday afternoon (Sept. 25). (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
A fire has engulfed the pier in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Jonathan Cote)

UPDATE: Major crime unit investigating fire that destroyed old pier in New Westminster

Firefighters from New West and Vancouver are still battling a blaze along the Fraser River

A fire has engulfed the pier in New Westminster on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (Jonathan Cote)
An air quality advisory remained in effect as smoke blanketed Langley and other Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities on Sunday, Sept. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Smoky skies from U.S. wildfires continue to cast a pall over Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

Air quality warning remains in effect for people with underlying health conditions

An air quality advisory remained in effect as smoke blanketed Langley and other Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley communities on Sunday, Sept. 13 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Smoke billows from the roof of a townhouse in South Surrey. (Colin Simpson photo)

Fire in South Surrey townhouse complex

Smoke billowing from the roof of a building near 152 Street and King George Blvd

  • Sep 9, 2020
Smoke billows from the roof of a townhouse in South Surrey. (Colin Simpson photo)
Maple Ridge fire department responded to two townhouses on fire at 207 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road in the early hours of Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Neil Corbett/The News)

UPDATE: Maple Ridge families escape early morning fire

Two townhouses were “fully involved”

Maple Ridge fire department responded to two townhouses on fire at 207 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road in the early hours of Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Surrey firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze at Ace Building Centre in Port Kells Aug. 31. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze at Ace Building Centre in Port Kells Aug. 31. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey Fire Service was called to a house fire Friday morning (Aug. 28) in the 13300-block of 112A Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Six people displaced following fire at North Surrey home

The house is in the 13000-block of 112A Avenue

Surrey Fire Service was called to a house fire Friday morning (Aug. 28) in the 13300-block of 112A Avenue. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
WATCH: Crews battle blaze in Langley City at 204th Street and 54th Avenue

WATCH: Crews battle blaze in Langley City at 204th Street and 54th Avenue

Residents are evacuating building where a vehicle allegedly caught fire in the parkade

WATCH: Crews battle blaze in Langley City at 204th Street and 54th Avenue
Township of Langley firefighters battle a blaze in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood on Thursday night. (Curtis Kreklau/ South Fraser News Services)

Township of Langley firefighters put out house fire in Walnut Grove neighbourhood Thursday night

Witness on scene said heavy smoke and flames came from the garage of a two-storey house

Township of Langley firefighters battle a blaze in the Walnut Grove neighbourhood on Thursday night. (Curtis Kreklau/ South Fraser News Services)
Police are optimistic that investigation into the May 2016 Five Corners arson will reach a resolution by year’s end. (File photo)

‘Resolution’ to investigation of Five Corners arson close: police

Fire swept through the area at around 5 a.m. on May 15, 2016,

Police are optimistic that investigation into the May 2016 Five Corners arson will reach a resolution by year’s end. (File photo)
The fire at the townhouse complex on Fraser Crescent in Mission severely damaged five units. Facebook photos.

Early-morning fire rips through townhouse complex in Mission

Firefighters waiting to start investigation due to structure damage

The fire at the townhouse complex on Fraser Crescent in Mission severely damaged five units. Facebook photos.
Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.

Displaced tenant ‘heartbroken’ to find Langley City condo robbed after fire

Wedding rings of Michelle Buchan’s have since been recovered, but much is still missing

Michelle Buchan’s dog Meelah was rescued by Langley City firefighters (one of whom is pictured) in the hours after her condo building was ravaged by fire on July 17.
An IHIT officer outside the building where a fire took place around 2 a.m., Aug. 8. Mission’s Fire Rescue Service has described the fire as suspicious. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

IHIT on scene of suspicious early-morning fire on rural Mission property

Entrance to Gunn Avenue property cordoned off while investigation takes place, updates coming

An IHIT officer outside the building where a fire took place around 2 a.m., Aug. 8. Mission’s Fire Rescue Service has described the fire as suspicious. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.
Langley City Fire Rescue was on scene in the aera of 57A Avenue and 198th Street to deal with the aftermath of a fire in an industrial building that had apartment units above. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Elderly man taken to hospital after early morning fire in Langley

Multi-use building on 57A Ave near 198 Street caught fire shortly after 2 a.m.

  • Jul 24, 2020
Langley City Fire Rescue was on scene in the aera of 57A Avenue and 198th Street to deal with the aftermath of a fire in an industrial building that had apartment units above. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Fire gutted at Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)

VIDEO: Fire guts Langley City apartment building

Residents fled flames just before 6 p.m.

Fire gutted at Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fire guts Langley City apartment building

Residents fled flames just before 6 p.m.

Fire seriously damaged a four-storey Langley City apartment building on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lucas Banton pours water on a barn fire on McCoy Lake Road on July 16, 2020. Crews from four fire departments in the Alberni Valley worked through the night to extinguish the fire, which caught in a hay barn at Tooth Acres, owned by retired dentist Dr. Fritz Zens. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Vancouver Island firefighter dies at scene of barn blaze

The volunteer firefighter suffered a medical emergency after arriving to assist

Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lucas Banton pours water on a barn fire on McCoy Lake Road on July 16, 2020. Crews from four fire departments in the Alberni Valley worked through the night to extinguish the fire, which caught in a hay barn at Tooth Acres, owned by retired dentist Dr. Fritz Zens. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)