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Two Youths in Custody After Fire Destroys Iqaluit’s Largest Grocery Store

Two Youths in Custody After Fire Destroys Iqaluit’s Largest Grocery Store

By The Canadian Press

Iqaluit Fire - Northmart
A fire burns at a Northmart store in Iqaluit, Nunavut on Thursday, November 8, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Reardon)

IQALUIT, Nunavut – Two Iqaluit youths are in custody after a series of fires earlier this week in the Nunavut capital, including one that damaged the city’s largest store and grocer.

RCMP said Friday charges of arson and disregard for human life are pending against the pair, who are not identified.

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St. Boniface Industrial Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Over City

St. Boniface Industrial Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Over City

Friendly Family Farms Fire
Black smoke billows out of a fire at Friendly Family Farms in St. Boniface on Monday, November 5, 2018. (@ROXYF40 / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — A fire at an industrial building in St. Boniface sent thick black smoke into the air on Monday.

Emergency crews responded to Friendly Family Farms, an oilseed processing plant, on Dawson Road just after 1 p.m.

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Two Dead as Winnipeg Home Engulfed by Flames and Smoke

Two Dead as Winnipeg Home Engulfed by Flames and Smoke

Point Douglas Fire
Winnipeg fire fighters respond to a house fire in Winnipeg on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Police say their major crimes unit is investigating after two people were found dead following an overnight house fire in Winnipeg. Emergency officials say the two-storey home was engulfed in flames and smoke when firefighters arrived at the scene in the central Point Douglas neighbourhood shortly before 2:30 a.m. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Malone)

WINNIPEG — Two people are deceased after a fire in a two-storey home on Prince Edward Street overnight.

Crews arrived just before 2:30 p.m. to the Point Douglas neighbourhood to find the building fully engulfed with significant flames and smoke on all levels.

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Fire at Asphalt Plant Sends Smoke Plumes Over East Winnipeg

Fire at Asphalt Plant Sends Smoke Plumes Over East Winnipeg

Transcona Fire
A fire burns at Pounder Emulsions, an asphalt plant in Transcona, on Monday morning, sending plumes of black smoke into the air. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Transcona Fire
Thick, black smoke billows over east Winnipeg after a fire at Pounder Emulsions on Monday, October 22, 2018. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — Dark plumes of smoke blew across east Winnipeg Monday when a fire ignited at a Transcona asphalt plant.

The fire at Pounder Emulsions in the RM of Springfield began at around 10 a.m. Fire crews from the rural municipality and City of Winnipeg responded to the industrial area on Gunn Road near Saunders Street and began tackling the blaze.

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