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A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

All residents of burned SRO hotel in Vancouver have been accounted for, officials say

Vancouver Fire Chief Karen Fry said the investigation is still in its “infant stages”

A firefighter on a ladder truck directs water on a four-alarm fire burning at a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel, in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, April 11, 2022. Vancouver’s fire chief says some people remained unaccounted for as crews fought a fire inside a four-storey residential building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says the fire-related death of a man early Saturday morning is not suspicious, but the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Man in his early 70s dies in Greater Victoria fire

Fire is not considered suspicious, investigation ongoing

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP says the fire-related death of a man early Saturday morning is not suspicious, but the investigation is ongoing. (Black Press Media file photo)
A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)

VIDEO: Vancouver fire guts historic Gastown building, sends five to hospital

Large-scale fire at corner of Abbott and Water streets

A large-scale fire broke out in a structure at the corner of Abbott and Water streets in Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood April 11. (Credit: Matt Piercy)
The Faith Lutheran Church was on fire April 8, damaging the attached daycare (THE NEWS – files)

Fundraiser for Kelowna daycare damaged in fire

A fire on April 8 has forced a Rutland daycare to close

The Faith Lutheran Church was on fire April 8, damaging the attached daycare (THE NEWS – files)
A Coldstream house fire reignited Friday, days after the initial blaze Tuesday. (Diana Delaney photo)

Fire rekindled at North Okanagan home

3 days after initial blaze, flames spotted in early morning

A Coldstream house fire reignited Friday, days after the initial blaze Tuesday. (Diana Delaney photo)
Firefighters douse a house fire on Kalavista Drive March 29. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Family escapes North Okanagan house fire

Early morning blaze destroys home, damages neighbours house

Firefighters douse a house fire on Kalavista Drive March 29. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of a vehicle fire off Black Sage Road on March 24. The fire is being considered suspicious. (Oliver Fire Department)

Fire department investigates another suspicious blaze in Oliver

A truck burned through at around 6:15 a.m. on March 24

The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of a vehicle fire off Black Sage Road on March 24. The fire is being considered suspicious. (Oliver Fire Department)
The Winfield Bakery caught fire close to an hour ago. It is not known what started the fire. (Tammy Thompson - Facebook)

30 people filming Winfield Bakery fire, only 1 call to 911

Fire chief frustrated by lack of calls to emergency

The Winfield Bakery caught fire close to an hour ago. It is not known what started the fire. (Tammy Thompson - Facebook)
A fire at Tolko's Armstrong mill was contained to a piece of machinery Wednesday, March 16, 2022. (Contributed)

Operator escapes North Okanagan mill machine fire

Tolko blaze contained to loader

A fire at Tolko's Armstrong mill was contained to a piece of machinery Wednesday, March 16, 2022. (Contributed)
Global Grocers in Oliver was set on fire Sunday night. Oliver FD attended another suspicious fire at the same time. (Todd Kunz photo)

Popular grocery store in Oliver set on fire

Oliver fire managed to save the interior of Global Grocers but say it is suspicious

Global Grocers in Oliver was set on fire Sunday night. Oliver FD attended another suspicious fire at the same time. (Todd Kunz photo)
The day after the Winfield Bakery fire. (Jordy Cunningham)

B.C. Bakery owners hope to reopen in new location following fire

The Lake Country community is devastated by the loss of the bakery

The day after the Winfield Bakery fire. (Jordy Cunningham)
The Winfield Bakery caught fire close to an hour ago. It is not known what started the fire. (Tammy Thompson - Facebook)

UPDATE: Beloved Winfield Bakery erupts in flames in Okanagan

GoFundMe started by previous bakery owner following fire in town near Kelowna

The Winfield Bakery caught fire close to an hour ago. It is not known what started the fire. (Tammy Thompson - Facebook)
Firefighters extinguish a grass fire in Becker Park Wednesday afternoon. (Vernon Fire Rescue Services photo)

UPDATE: Grass fire sparked at Vernon park

Vernon Fire Rescue Services extinguish small grass fire at Becker Park off 39th Avenue

Firefighters extinguish a grass fire in Becker Park Wednesday afternoon. (Vernon Fire Rescue Services photo)
Firefighters in Penticton are at a fire on Lakeshore Drive. A house in the 400 block has exploded and the top floor has collapsed. (Monique Tamminga/Penticton Western)
 Firefighters in Penticton are at a fire on Lakeshore Drive. A house in the 400 block has exploded and the top floor has collapsed. (Monique Tamminga/Penticton Western)
Firefighters in Penticton are at a fire on Lakeshore Drive. A house in the 400 block has exploded and the top floor has collapsed. (Monique Tamminga/Penticton Western)
 Firefighters in Penticton are at a fire on Lakeshore Drive. A house in the 400 block has exploded and the top floor has collapsed. (Monique Tamminga/Penticton Western)
Dan Adrian is overwhelmed by the support he and his family have received after losing his automotive shop in a fire at his Notch Hill Road property on March 1, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

‘All you can do is cry’: Shuswap man overwhelmed by support after losing automotive shop, classic cars in blaze

Rust Valley Restorers’ Mike and Connor Hall launch Gofundme fundraiser for friend Dan Adrian

Dan Adrian is overwhelmed by the support he and his family have received after losing his automotive shop in a fire at his Notch Hill Road property on March 1, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
A barn caught fire at a property on Notch Hill Road on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. (Dan Riopel photo)

Video: Firefighters responding to Shuswap barn blaze

Firefighters are responding to a blaze near Sorrento. Salmon Arm resident Dan…

A barn caught fire at a property on Notch Hill Road on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. (Dan Riopel photo)
The Vernon Towne Theatre has been closed since Feb. 10, 2022, after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out at a neighbouring business. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Fire at neighbouring business closes Vernon theatre

The theatre has been closed since Feb. 10 after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out next door

The Vernon Towne Theatre has been closed since Feb. 10, 2022, after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out at a neighbouring business. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Okanagan Indian Band elders Wilma and James Paul lost their home to a fire on Feb. 22, 2022. (GoFundMe photo)

Okanagan Indian Band elders lose home in fire

A GoFundMe has been launched for Wilma and James Paul, who started building their home in 1986

Okanagan Indian Band elders Wilma and James Paul lost their home to a fire on Feb. 22, 2022. (GoFundMe photo)
The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of smoke and found a fire in a laundromat on Station Street on Feb. 24. (Oliver Fire Department)

Rags in dryer likely cause of Oliver fire

Fire crews spent a couple hours venting smoke from affected businesses

The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of smoke and found a fire in a laundromat on Station Street on Feb. 24. (Oliver Fire Department)
Fire at Blue Heights Business Complex. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)

Cause of fire that destroyed 6 Kelowna businesses is undetermined

The blaze is said to have started at 2789 Highway 97 North

Fire at Blue Heights Business Complex. (Jordy Cunningham/ Kelowna Capital News)