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Peninsula firefighters spend the summer in intensive training

No rest for personnel as they improve high tower, role-plays and marina fire fighting skills

Former Sidney fire hall ready for demolition

Majority of work begins Monday to tear down multiple buildings on Third Street and Sidney Avenue

‘Irresponsible’ cigarette tossing blamed for two brushfires on Pat Bay highway

Fires could have started from any of the “dozens” of discarded cigarettes, says chief

Victoria city council approves demolition of former hotel razed by fire

The property at 603 Pandora Ave. was the subject of a suspicious fire on May 6

Developer looks to demolish building remnants of downtown Victoria fire

Victoria staff recommend demolishing the former Plaza Hotel ‘as soon as possible’

Developer looks to demolish building remnants of downtown Victoria fire

Victoria staff recommend demolishing the former Plaza Hotel ‘as soon as possible’

Public left guessing one month after downtown Victoria fire

The cause of the fire and the location of the caretaker have yet to be established

Sidney Fire shows off the new Community Safety Building

Building to be a central hub for region’s emergency preparedness, with July 1 official opening

Police hand site of former hotel destroyed by fire back to owners

Caretaker still unaccounted for, investigation continues in wake of May 6 blaze

Police stay quiet on downtown fire investigation

The fire at Victoria’s Plaza Hotel was deemed suspicious on May 14

Downtown Victoria businesses feel the burn of neighbouring fire

Local businesses see a drop in sales following the Plaza Hotel Fire

Downtown Victoria fire deemed ‘suspicious’

The Plaza Hotel fire will now be subject to a large-scale investigation

4 million gallons of water used on downtown Victoria fire so far

Firefighters continue to battle hot spots four days after it began

Victoria City Hall reopens days after downtown fire

The building was closed due to poor air quality

Victoria Fire Department brings in rigs to help stop fire

Arson not ruled out, investigation can’t begin until area is cleared

Downtown Victoria building failed two fire inspections before catching fire

The Plaza Hotel was scheduled for a May 8 follow-up inspection

One man missing in relation to downtown Victoria fire

The Victoria Fire Department and VicPD are looking for the building’s caretaker

Broken gas line results in 20 people evacuated in Sidney

People evacuated for 40 minutes while specialists made gas line safe

Fire damage to Esquimalt building leaves some tenants out for at least six months

Structural damage has barred half of the tenants from returning, while others might move back sooner