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Chimney believed to be cause of house fire

A chimney fire is believed to be the cause of a house fire at 10608 – 86 Street in Moriville Monday night that caused damage to the home’s exterior and second floor.

Fire crews were called to the scene in the Sunshine neighbourhood at approximately 10:44 p.m. Nov. 30. […]

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Tipped jerry can leads to Morinville call

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff
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Morinville – Firefighters from Morinville and Legal responded to a call at Morinville Place on Monday night.
Fire Chief Ron Cust said the call involved a report of a gas smell that began in the parkade area and continued to the building itself. Morinville sent Ladder 4 and unit three and Legal sent a pumper for backup on the call, fully expecting the worse; however, the source of the smell was easily remedied… […]

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Fire quickly contained at seed cleaning plant [video / photos]

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A potentially dangerous and damaging situation was quickly contained by the Morinville Fire Department Thursday night. Morinville, Sturgeon County and Legal fire crews responded to a fire call at the Morinville Seed Cleaning Plant shortly after supper time.

Morinville’s Deputy Chief of Operations (DCO), Ken Thiemann, said the department received a call that there were flames on top of the building from the plant manager… […]

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Fire strikes Legal

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – While Slave Lake was being evacuated from the path of a 16 hectare wildfire that destroyed a third of the 7,000-resident community, local fire fighters were battling blazes on a smaller scale… […]

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Fire destroys home outside Legal

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Sturgeon County – A late afternoon fire destroyed a Sturgeon County home Monday. The Legal Fire Department was called to a fire in the Range Road 260 / Township Road 575 area at approximately 4:13 p.m. Oct. 4 … […]

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Arson suspected in Cardiff fire

By Stephen Dafoe

Cardiff – Sturgeon County Deputy Fire Chief Pat Mahoney said a fire that destroyed a Star Key Place home last Friday may have been arson.

“It’s still under investigation,” Mahoney said. “The RCMP were on scene as well and it’s believed to be arson at this time. There was one male individual that was taken into custody for it.”

The Deputy Fire Chief said the fire, which broke out around 12:45 in the afternoon, was the third fire in the Cardiff area that day.
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