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Crews were called to a house fire in Langley at 30th Avenue and 240th Street on Friday, April 2, 2021. It was reported around 3 a.m by a local firefighter who was driving to the scene of a motor vehicle crash. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

‘Windows from the house were blown clear’: Langley firefighter

Investigators have yet to confirm cause of April 2 fire in rural area

 

A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)

Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers

Crews cut new hole in parkade wall to remove vehicle safely

 

Crews were called to a house fire in Langley at 30th Avenue and 240th Street on Friday, April 2, 2021. It was reported around 3 a.m by a local firefighter who was driving to the scene of a motor vehicle crash. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

House fire reported by Langley firefighter driving to crash scene

Blaze was reported around 3 a.m. on Friday

 

Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge firefighters were called to a house fire in the 11900 block of Stephens Street on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 9 p.m., where they discovered a woman and her dog deceased in the home. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to The News)
Firefighters were dispatched to a Willoughby home at 86th Avenue and 205B Street just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Firefighters were dispatched to a Willoughby home at 86th Avenue and 205B Street just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bean, a small dog, got her head stuck in the reclining mechanism of a couch on Wednesday night. (Facebook/Kamloops Fire Rescue)

Kamloops fire crews free Bean the pup trapped in reclining chair

‘We don’t rescue cats out of trees anymore… but we do occasionally rescue dogs out of reclining couches!’

Bean, a small dog, got her head stuck in the reclining mechanism of a couch on Wednesday night. (Facebook/Kamloops Fire Rescue)
Pharmacy Technician Katrina Bonwick draws a does of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ready for use at the Wheatfield surgery in Luton, England, Thursday, March 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Langley frontline workers express ‘relief’ and gratitude to know vaccinations imminent

Province announced Thursday vaccine program will be accelerated

Pharmacy Technician Katrina Bonwick draws a does of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ready for use at the Wheatfield surgery in Luton, England, Thursday, March 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)

Dispatch firefighters to more medical calls, urge Metro Vancouver mayors

Mayors asking B.C. to expand firefighters’ roll to take pressure off understaffed ambulance service

Prince Rupert firefighters underwent week-long intensive emergency medical responder training in late Januray to upgrade their skills to the equivalent of paramedic level one. (K-J Millar/The Northern View photo)
Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Dog rescued after falling through ice on Langley lake

Firefighters remind public to be cautious around frozen waterways

Township firefighters rescued a dog trapped on a lake in the area of 228 Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 17 around 10 a.m. (Andy Hewitson/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The draw is May 3 in the Langley Township Firefighters’ Charitable Society fundraiser. (Aldergrove Star files)

Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society holds 50/50 for snack program

Money raised goes to purchasing snacks for at-risk children in 18 schools within Langley

The draw is May 3 in the Langley Township Firefighters’ Charitable Society fundraiser. (Aldergrove Star files)
Township firefighters helped evacuate a Brookswood mall Friday afternoon after reports of the smell of fire. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters helped evacuate a Brookswood mall Friday afternoon after reports of the smell of fire. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early Saturday morning (Jan. 23, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Surrey crews respond to fire in industrial area

Fire happened early Saturday morning

Surrey Fire Service responded to a fire in the industrial area of 192nd street and 54th Avenue early Saturday morning (Jan. 23, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a barn fire Sunday night on 40th Avenue near 256th Street. (Langley Advance Times file)

30 sheep and goats saved from Langley barn fire

One person was treated on scene, two cats were taken to veterinary hospital

Township of Langley firefighters were called to a barn fire Sunday night on 40th Avenue near 256th Street. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley Township firefighter Stephanie Thurston and her dog Felix are also featured in this year’s fundraising calendar. (Natalie Amoore/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Calendar offers super cute factor

Langley Township firefighters return with a popular, and ideal last minute gift idea

Langley Township firefighter Stephanie Thurston and her dog Felix are also featured in this year’s fundraising calendar. (Natalie Amoore/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters were called to a fire in the 22100 block of 16th Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township firefighters at the crash where a truck hit a garage door in Murrayville. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Truck caves in garage door in Murrayville

Firefighters were on scene at the crash

Langley Township firefighters at the crash where a truck hit a garage door in Murrayville. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley staff were on scene cleaning up after a number of barrels containing an unknown substance were dumped on 64th Avenue between 256th and 264th Avenues sometime early Monday morning. The yellow plastic drums contain clean up substances being deployed by the Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

BREAKING: Barrels leaking unknown substance in Aldergrove

The drums were dumped on a rural road sometime early Monday morning

Township of Langley staff were on scene cleaning up after a number of barrels containing an unknown substance were dumped on 64th Avenue between 256th and 264th Avenues sometime early Monday morning. The yellow plastic drums contain clean up substances being deployed by the Township. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
In the mid-1960s, Langley City volunteer firefighters strung Christmas lights downtown. The firefighters pictured are: bottom ladder Tony Slogar, top of the ladder Aksel Ebbeson, holding the ladder Maynard Brinnon, front row was Dick Sendall, Evan Young, Al Brown, John Anderson, John Stroyan, back row were, Merv Hunter and Terry Halsey. (Jim McGregor/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Historic photo shows Langley firefighters decking the halls

Until the 1970s, City firefighters were in charge of hanging the light displays downtown

In the mid-1960s, Langley City volunteer firefighters strung Christmas lights downtown. The firefighters pictured are: bottom ladder Tony Slogar, top of the ladder Aksel Ebbeson, holding the ladder Maynard Brinnon, front row was Dick Sendall, Evan Young, Al Brown, John Anderson, John Stroyan, back row were, Merv Hunter and Terry Halsey. (Jim McGregor/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a crash Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 where the lone driver of a pickup truck damaged a water main leaving Trinity Western University without water. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Pickup severs pipe in Langley, leaves TWU without water

Incident involved a single vehicle, driver treated for minor injuries

Township of Langley firefighters were called to a crash Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 where the lone driver of a pickup truck damaged a water main leaving Trinity Western University without water. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley firefighters wore protective masks at a Nov. 17, 2020 call to a burning van incident (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township tightens COVID safety rules following fire department outbreak

Among other measures, firefighters are keeping physically separate during shift changes

Township of Langley firefighters wore protective masks at a Nov. 17, 2020 call to a burning van incident (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)