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Firefighters try to put out a structure fire on the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay early Saturday morning. (Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department photo)

Horses in nearby stable saved as building burns down in Nanoose Bay

Firefighters called out in the early-morning hours Saturday

 

Langford Fire Rescue is reminding the public to make sure their furnaces and fireplaces are working properly after one man was injured due to a furnace fire. (Black Press Media file photo)

Furnace fire leaves burns on Sooke man’s face

Make sure furnaces and fireplaces are working properly, says Langford Fire Rescue

 

A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATE: Cowichan Valley egg farm cleaning up after devastating fire

Nearly 9,000 chickens killed in blaze at Farmer Ben’s

 

A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Fire claims chickens, barn at Herd Road egg farm

Farmer Ben’s Eggs owns the facility

A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A structure fire on Herd Road Sunday night called for crews from three fire departments to battle the blaze. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Second fire at abandoned Langford home in three days

Langford Fire Rescue, West Shore RCMP investigating two suspicious fires in close proximity

Langford Fire Rescue is investigating after a fire was reported at an abandoned building on Saturday night. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Crews attended a fire at the Rod and Reel Resort on Nov. 9, 2020. File Photo by Mike Chouinard, Campbell River Mirror
Crews attended a fire at the Rod and Reel Resort on Nov. 9, 2020. File Photo by Mike Chouinard, Campbell River Mirror
A propane tank vents at a trailer fire in Elk Falls Campground on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department

Campbell River Fire crews busy with two incidents on Saturday night

VIDEO: Trailer fire and car fire split crews on Saturday evening

A propane tank vents at a trailer fire in Elk Falls Campground on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department
The Victoria Police Department arrested a man Nov. 3 after receiving reports that he had set a fire inside a Beacon Hill Park tent. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD arrests man who set fire in Beacon Hill tent

The man had previously been prohibited from entering Victoria parks

The Victoria Police Department arrested a man Nov. 3 after receiving reports that he had set a fire inside a Beacon Hill Park tent. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fire crews responded to a call on Nov. 3. Campbell River Mirror file photo
Fire crews responded to a call on Nov. 3. Campbell River Mirror file photo
Victoria fire crews quickly extinguished a multi-unit apartment building fire near Beacon Hill Park on Oct. 30. (Courtesy of Chief Paul Bruce)

Victoria fire crews extinguish multi-unit fire near Beacon Hill Park

Two people have suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria fire crews quickly extinguished a multi-unit apartment building fire near Beacon Hill Park on Oct. 30. (Courtesy of Chief Paul Bruce)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating two fires set in the stairwell of an apartment building after they were deemed suspicious by Nanaimo Fire Rescue. (Photo submitted)

Fires set in apartment building under investigation in Nanaimo

Paper set alight in apartment building stairwells being investigated as arson

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating two fires set in the stairwell of an apartment building after they were deemed suspicious by Nanaimo Fire Rescue. (Photo submitted)
Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire

GoFundMe account set up to help with clean-up and moving

Neighbours have set up a GoFundMe account to help Peter Colyn, whose trailer was severely damaged in a fire last month.(Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Seamus Moloney and Chelsea Chase lost almost everything after their balcony caught fire Oct. 8. (Courtesy of Chelsea Chase)

Langford couple encourages others to get renters insurance after fire, water damage takes everything

Evo building unit balcony caught fire Oct. 8, evacuated all residents

Seamus Moloney and Chelsea Chase lost almost everything after their balcony caught fire Oct. 8. (Courtesy of Chelsea Chase)
The Husky gas station on Terminal Avenue near downtown Nanaimo is behind caution tape and out of service following an early morning fire Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Early morning fire puts Nanaimo gas station out of service

Fire causes heavy damage to Husky gas station and convenience store near downtown Nanaimo

The Husky gas station on Terminal Avenue near downtown Nanaimo is behind caution tape and out of service following an early morning fire Tuesday, Oct. 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue responded to a call of a structure fire on Barclay Road, off Labieux Road Saturday, Oct. 3. A mobile home is engulfed in flames, according to reports. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Mobile home burns down in Nanaimo

Barclay Road home was fully ablaze when firefighters arrived shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday

Nanaimo Fire Rescue responded to a call of a structure fire on Barclay Road, off Labieux Road Saturday, Oct. 3. A mobile home is engulfed in flames, according to reports. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
The Campbell River Fire Department responded to a fire in the local Walmart on Oct. 1. Photo supplied by Diane Nickerson.
The Campbell River Fire Department responded to a fire in the local Walmart on Oct. 1. Photo supplied by Diane Nickerson.
Flames can be seen in a Campbell River Walmart Aisle in a still from a video taken on Thursday night. Photo courtesy Amanda Anderson.

VIDEO: Fire breaks out in Campbell River Walmart

Small fire seen burning in aisle on Thursday evening

Flames can be seen in a Campbell River Walmart Aisle in a still from a video taken on Thursday night. Photo courtesy Amanda Anderson.
A Nanaimo man was sent to hospital Wednesday after suffering burns in an attempt to control a fire in a garden shed. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo man in hospital with burns after attempt to control shed fire

Milk crate ignited after blow torch used to light cigarette in Diver Lake area

A Nanaimo man was sent to hospital Wednesday after suffering burns in an attempt to control a fire in a garden shed. (News Bulletin file photo)
Crews from three fire halls responded to a fire in an outbuilding at Cowichan Secondary School on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Fire crews put out blaze in Cowichan Secondary outbuilding

Three halls respond to fire in storage structure

Crews from three fire halls responded to a fire in an outbuilding at Cowichan Secondary School on Wednesday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
After testing, water near the site of the Schnitzer Steel Canada facility fire has been found to be safe for consumption, says Island Health. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Water supplies declared safe in wake of major tire fire near Ladysmith

Concerns about water quality arose after Sept. 10 scrap yard fire at Schnitzer near Nanaimo Airport

After testing, water near the site of the Schnitzer Steel Canada facility fire has been found to be safe for consumption, says Island Health. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)