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Fire Damage At Two Winnipeg Homes
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Damage was estimated at 150 thousand dollars following a fire at 12 Virden crescent. Winnipeg fire crews responded to the scene just before 4pm Friday.  The fire apparently started in the kitchen area of the home. There were no injuries and the cause is under investigation. Virden Crescent is in Transcona. And,   there was […]

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Fire destroys recycling plant in Winkler
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Manitoba health minister under fire for baby-deaths remark
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A Manitoba grandmother is demanding the resignation of the province’s health minister, accusing Erin Selby of playing politics with the deaths of her grandson and other infants in the 1990s.

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Ste. Anne garage fire sends three to hospital
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AN explosion in the garage of a house on Sunday afternoon in Ste. Anne sent three men to hospital with one man in serious condition with burns. All three men were in the garage when the explosion and subsequent fire occurred at about 3:30 p.m. in the garage of the home, located 42 kilometres…

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Careless smoking cause of downtown highrise fire
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No one was injured in a minor apartment fire Saturday, Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Services reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene, at a downtown highrise at 5 p.m. There was $10,000 damage to the apartment suite at 77 Edmonton St. Investigators blamed careless smoking for the

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Brandon apartment tenants put out fire inside suite
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Tenants of an apartment building in Brandon, Man., extinguished a fire in their own building on Saturday night, according to city police.

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Juno Awards 2014: Serena Ryder, Arcade Fire, Drake, Tegan and Sara Win …
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Serena Ryder won Artist of the Year at the first night of the 43rd annual Juno Awards honoring Canadian music, Saturday night in Winnipeg, beating out category-mates Drake, Michael Bublé, Robin Thicke and Céline Dion. The majority of the 41 awards …

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SKorea  returns fire into NKorean waters after North's drills; island residents in shelters
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SEOUL, South Korea – North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other’s waters Monday, a flare-up of animosity between the rivals that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters, South Korean officials said. The South Korean artillery fire came

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Juno Awards 2014: Tegan and Sara, Arcade Fire and Serena Ryder take top honours
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Tegan and Sara’s pop makeover Heartthrob set the 43rd Juno Awards swooning, Arcade Fire made its presence felt from almost 10,000 kilometres away while decorated co-host Serena Ryder worked overtime to keep things smooth in the Prairies on Sunday night.

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Juno Awards given to veterans Arcade Fire, but some newcomers too
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Montreal rockers Arcade Fire were among the early winners at a Juno Awards dinner gala where the bulk of the trophies were handed out on Saturday night.

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House fire causes $200 K in damages
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A house fire in Glenwood caused thousands in damage Friday night but no injuries. The fire, which left the one-and-a-half storey home badly charred, began just before 10 p.m. on Guay Avenue. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation, but it caused $140,000 in damage to the home and

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Arcade Fire win seventh Juno, for alternative album of the year, at gala
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WINNIPEG – Montreal rockers Arcade Fire were among the early winners at a Juno Awards dinner gala where the bulk of the trophies were handed out on Saturday night. The multi-national collective picked up the trophy for their chart-topping double album …

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New chief hired for Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
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John Lane steps into a role left vacant in Winnipeg when Reid Douglas was fired in September 2013.

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Fire destroys a recycling plant in Winkler, Man.
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The blaze at a Winkler recycling plant started in the attic space shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and flames could be seen shooting out of the roof soon after.

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John Lane named new fire chief
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Winnipeg has a new fire chief. City hall announced this afternoon that John A. Lane, formerly chief of the Prince George, B.C. Fire Rescue Service, will assume command of Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service effective April 14. Lane had been chief in Prince George, a community of about 72,000

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Winnipeg Gets New Fire Chief From Prince George
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The President of the Winnipeg Firefighters Union says there’s a new Fire Chief in town. Alex Forrest tells 680 CJOB,  the former Chief of Prince George’s Fire Department John Lane has taken the job in Winnipeg. “Yes. As a matter of fact, I’ve known him for a number of years. I worked with him when […]

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Update: Man's condition improves after vehicle fire in Superstore parking lot
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The condition of a man taken to hospital in critical following a vehicle fire at a parking lot in the Polo Park area Monday morning has improved. Police were called to the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore on Sargent Avenue around 11:20 a.m …

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Ex-Priest Goes to Jail For Trying to Set Two Casinos on Fire in Winnipeg
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Former minister made an attempt to burn down two casinos in Winnipeg after he lost $600 in 22 minutes. Doug Porisky made it into the casino gambling news when he pleaded guilty for six deliberate fire attempts. He was charged with six counts of arson …

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Dad recounts fire that put baby girl, pregnant mom in ICU
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Paul Nault’s girlfriend and daughter are in intensive care after a fire ripped through their St. Georges, Man., home early Sunday morning.

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Fire causes $35-thousand in damages at Centennial Concert Hall
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Fire crews were called to a blaze at Centennial Concert Hall on Main Street around 4:30 Monday afternoon. The fire began in the expansion joints in the floor of a room that houses air handling units. Firefighters put out the blaze but not before it …

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Concert Hall Fire Causes Damage In Basement
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Damage was estimated at 35-thousand dollars following a fire at the Concert Hall on Main street. Fire crews responded to the hall around 4:30pm Monday. The fire was in the air handling unit in the sub-basement of the structure. The cause is under investigation. There were no injuries.

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Girl suffers serious injuries in fire – Winnipeg Free Press
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A man, woman and toddler are in Winnipeg hospital following a fire Sunday in St. Georges, Man., Powe… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.

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STARS dispatched after house fire injures 3
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WINNIPEG — Three people, including an infant, were taken to hospital following an early-morning house fire in a small community northeast of Winnipeg Sunday. RCMP were called to the community of St. Georges just before 4 a.m. A 21-year-old man, …

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Baby in hospital after house fire
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A baby and two adults had to be taken to hospital early Sunday following a house fire.

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2 adults, 1 child escape fire in St. Georges
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A man, woman and young child managed to escape a burning house in St. Georges, Man. on Sunday.

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Child, two adults taken to hospital after St. Georges fire
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Emergency crews were called to the house around 4:00 a.m. A 21-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman and the female child made it out safely and were taken to a Winnipeg hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Fire crews put the blaze out by 7:00 a.m …

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Three people from St. Georges  in Winnipeg hospital after house fire
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A man, woman and toddler are in a Winnipeg hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a fire today in St. Georges, Powerview RCMP say. The man, 21, and woman, 27, plus an 18-month-old girl escaped the blaze, which was reported to emergency crews at 4 a.m. The fire was out by 7…

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Arcade Fire, OneRepublic, Sarah McLachlan added to Junos
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… announced performers include Tegan and Sara, Serena Ryder, Robin Thicke, Classified, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Matt Mays and the Sheepdogs. The Juno Awards, co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid, and Ryder, take place March 30 in Winnipeg.

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Jersey Shore motel fire leaves four dead
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A search was under way for as many as 10 people, still unaccounted for after a fire raced through a Jersey Shore motel early on Friday, killing three and critically injuring three others.

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Faulty Vehicle Extension Cords a Risk for Fire: MPI
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Faulty and broken extension cords have contributed to a number of fires due to “electrical arcing.” “During bitterly cold winter temperatures, Manitobans will plug in their vehicles to heat various engine fluids (anti-freeze/oil), allowing for easier …

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