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Three Homes Hit by Fire in St. John’s

Three Homes Hit by Fire in St. John’s

A late-night fire on Patrick Street in St. John’s sent one man to hospital and has left the occupants homeless. Crews responded to the blaze around 12:15 a.m. Neighbours described seeing a ball of fire coming from the top floor of the three-storey structure. The home was attached on one side, but luckily for neighbours […]

Fire On Spencer Street

Fire late this morning forced the occupants from a home in the Centre City. The blaze broke out at 12 Spencer Street, a house adjoined to number 14. Captain Craig Cox of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department says number 14 was evacuated as a precautionary measure, but the occupants have since returned. Damage to […]

Corner Brook firefighter toy drive still needs donations

With Christmas just days away, firefighters in Corner Brook are making a public plea for donated toys to help the children of families in need this holiday season. The firefighters in the city have been holding toy drives for 37 years, but this is the first time in more than a decade that they’re needing […]

No Injuries in Mitchell Court Fire

  A pot left on the stove forced members of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department to break down the front door of a home in the Mitchell Court Area early yesterday evening.  The Fire Department responded to reports of heavy smoke and had to force their way in. No one was home and there were no injuries, but […]

Small Fire in St. John’s

A small electrical fire closed a portion of Blackmarsh Road in St. John’s for a  short time time today. The commercial building houses two separate businesses.  It appears the fire started in an electrical box. Employees were alerted by a  passerby around 10 a.m. There was no damage to the interior of the building. VOCM: […]

House Fire in Mount Pearl

There were no injuries as the result of a house fire on Smallwood Drive in Mount Pearl late this afternoon. Meagan Cooper was at home working on a project with a friend when the fire broke out. Cooper says one of the Christmas decorations caught fire from the fire place, and it spread up the […]

Kitchen fire extensively damages St. John’s home

A fire at a home on Montague Street in St. John’s caused extensive damage Sunday morning. According to Shift Supt. Don Byrne of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department, the fire started in the kitchen. Firefighters were called to the home shortly after 7 a.m. Byrne said the cause of the fire was still under […]

Two Homes Destroyed in Weekend Fires

Two homes were destroyed in separate weekend fires in St. John’s. One man, the only occupant of a two-storey home on Southside Road, was sent to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation after a fire yesterday around 4:30 p.m. Earlier Sunday, around 7 a.m., a kitchen fire caused extensive damage to a home on […]

Home Destroyed By Fire

Fire has destroyed a house on the Southside Road. A man, the only one home at the time, got out on his own but was sent to hospital, likely for smoke inhalation. There is no sign of the man’s pet cat. The two-storey detached home is located across from a store on the Southside Road […]

Structure Fire on Mayor Ave.

Firefighters and emergency personnel have left the scene of a house fire at 93 Mayor Avenue in St. John’s. They got the call just after 7 this evening. Flames could be seen coming from the basement of the home when they arrived, and it quickly spread to the first floor of the two storey home. […]

Fire Hits Abandoned Home

Officials are investigating the cause of a fire this morning which broke out in an abandoned home on Blackmarsh Road near Topsail Road in Mount Pearl. St. John’s Regional Fire Department Superintendent Don Byrne says they received the call around 10 this morning. A business across the street called the fire in after noticing heavy […]