Canada 2 firefighters battling Stittsville blaze taken to hospital

01:55  17 april  2018
01:55  17 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Major structure fire in Saskatoon

  Major structure fire in Saskatoon Saskatoon firefighters are battling a major blaze at construction site. Saskatoon firefighters are on the scene of a major structure fire.Crews were called to the building under construction on Lorne Avenue by Circle Drive South just after 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.There is no report of injuries at this time.BREAKING: massive fire at a construction site on Lorne. @SaskatoonFire and @SaskatoonPolice are on scene and are blocking traffic on Lorne at the Circle Drive overpass and the Western Development Museum. #YXE#Sask@SaskMorningNewspic.twitter.

One firefighter was treated at the scene and the other was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital , where he is in stable condition. Authorities moved about 15 students in a nearby Catholic school to a different part of the building while they battled the blaze nearby.

Two Greenwich firefighters are recovering after battling a blaze at a home in Cos Cob. Two firefighters were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.To watch footage from the Greenwich fire , click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

a close up of a street: Firefighters were called to 24 Snowberry Way after a reported electrical fire. © Scott Stilborn/Ottawa Fire Services Firefighters were called to 24 Snowberry Way after a reported electrical fire.

Two firefighters were taken to hospital while battling a house fire in Stittsville Monday afternoon.

The fire crews were called to 24 Snowberry Way after a report of an electrical fire in the home's basement, according to Ottawa Fire Services spokesperson Danielle Cardinal.

Crews were battling the two-alarm blaze when two firefighters need to be rescued from the building, Cardinal said. They were taken to hospital. There is no word on the extent of their injuries.

A resident of the home was also assessed for injuries but was not transported to hospital.

Crews remain on the scene to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters are asking people to avoid the area of Snowberry Way and Henry Goulburn Way and are asking residents in the neighbourhood to keep their vehicles in their laneway or garage and stay off the road.

Woman and child pepper-sprayed in parking lot of Winnipeg hospital .
A 20-year-old man and 12-year-old boy have been charged after a pair of visitors to Concordia Hospital were assaulted Sunday morning. Winnipeg police responded to a report of a robbery in the front parking lot of the hospital at around 10:50 a.m. April 8.Officers said a woman in her 50's was walking into the hospital with a 5-year-old child when two men suddenly sprayed them with pepper spray. As the woman fell to the ground, the suspects stole her purse.Witnesses helped the two victims into the hospital where they were treated.

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