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Two ‘suspicious’ fires extinguished near Federal Road in Iqaluit

The Iqaluit Fire responded to two fires, deemed to be suspicious in nature, in Iqaluit overnight on Wednesday into Thursday. Both fires incidents were in the Federal Road area. The fires locations were close to...

Iglulik initiates security patrols following three fires in three days

The hamlet, businesses and a few volunteer residents in Iglulik have set up security patrols after three fires were started in three days. An unoccupied private residence was badly damaged on Aug. 27, an old...

Housing money going up in smoke due to fires

The loss of an Iqaluit ten-plex to fire June 30 – suspected by RCMP to have been caused by "a burning cigarette from the garbage within an apartment" – further drives home the devastating...

‘Be fire safe’ and report suspicious activity, mayor urges after Iqaluit’s fourth fire call...

No injuries were reported as Iqaluit's fire department extinguished two sheds that were fully engulfed in flames on Monday evening. Firefighters had the situation under control by 8:18 p.m. after responding at 7:40 p.m., but...