Canada Westport home destroyed by fire, family of five displaced

13:06  19 june  2017
13:06  19 june  2017 Source:   CBC

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A family of five is grateful to be alive after a fire took over their home injuring a 1-year-old baby. The family was also displaced by hurricane Katrina back in 2005 and has been living in Orange every since.

A fire in the Pala area early Monday destroyed a home and left its five residents displaced . × Pala home destroyed by fire , family displaced .

  Westport home destroyed by fire, family of five displaced © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.htm... About 220 people live in Westport, a small community on Newfoundland's Baie Verte Peninsula that is about 180 km northwest of Grand Falls-Windsor. © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.htm... About 220 people live in Westport, a small community on Newfoundland's Baie Verte Peninsula that is about 180 km northwest of Grand Falls-Windsor.

A family on Newfoundland's Baie Verte Peninsula lost its home in a fire over the weekend.

The house Post Office Road in Westport caught fire Saturday night around 8 p.m. and was destroyed, displacing the five family members who lived there.

The family, a couple and their three children ranging in age from three to eight years old, were not injured. They are now staying with relatives.

The Canadian Red Cross said it is helping the family with emergency supplies such as clothing and food.

Residents displaced as fire rips through east Edmonton apartment building .
Theresa Baran sprang awake Monday morning when she smelled smoke pouring through the vents of her apartment.  “I just panicked,” she said. “I grabbed my birds and my dog… it was hard for me to breathe. I just grabbed what mattered to me.”Baran and other residents of six-unit Terrace Heights apartment are wondering what’s next after a fire tore through the building Monday morning.  Karen Burgess, spokeswoman with Edmonton Fire Rescue Services, said several residents phoned 911 at 5:18 a.m. to report an explosion followed by a fire.Crews had the blaze contained just before 8 a.m.

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