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Structure Fire on Columbia Street, New Westminster

New Westminster – At 3:40 am today, the New Westminster Police Department received a call from the New Westminster Fire Department advising of a structure fire located at 634 Columbia Street. New Westminster Fire is currently on scene and is continuing to battle the fire. Road Closures currently in effect: Front Street is closed east […]

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NWPD attend residence to investigate reported explosion

On March 18th, 2013 at approximately 4:20 pm, patrol members from the New Westminster Police Department were called to assist New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services for a reported explosion in a residence in the 1000 block of 5th Avenue. Upon arrival, NWPD members located a male outside the residence suffering from significant burn injuries. […]

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Small Fire At Care Home Extinguished By Sprinkler System

New Westminster Police and Fire Service responded this evening to a small fire at a Seniors Care Facility in the 200 block of Ross Drive. Sprinklers in the suite quickly extinguished the small fire although some resulting water damage did occur to the suites below. As a precaution a 100 year old resident was taken […]

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Male Charged With Arson

On Monday September Twenty-Seventh at 1912 Hours, the New Westminster Police and Fire Services attended a reported fire at a residence in the Eight-Hundred Block of Royal Avenue. At scene, police officers and New Westminster Fire Services discovered a male whom had witnessed the fire and extinguished it just before crews arrived. The fire was […]

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Apartment Fire At 352 Hospital Street, New Westminster

On July 24, 2010 at 01:00 a.m. the New Westminster Fire Service responded to an apartment fire at 352 Hospital Street. The suite in question is a corner unit situated on the top floor of the three story building. No one was inside of the suite at the time of the fire. There were no […]

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Apartment Fire- Body Discovered In Suite

On March 2nd at 1140 hrs. the New Westminster Police Service was contacted by the New Westminster Fire Department advising that they required assistance at an apartment fire located in the 800 blk. of St. Andrews St. At scene, fire and police discovered a fifth floor apartment fully involved in fire. Fire fighters addressed the […]

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Deceased Senior Located Following Boat Fire

Shortly after 1130 PM last night Police and Fire Rescue personnel responded to a boat fire in the 600 block of South Dyke Road in the Queensborough area of New Westminster. Neighbours reported the fire and when emergency personnel arrived the boat was fully engulfed. Once the fire was brought under control Fire personnel were […]

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