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Central Edmonton home significantly damaged by blaze: 'the whole porch was on fire'

A house in central Edmonton was extensively damaged by fire early Friday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the blaze at a fourplex in the area of 98 Street and 81 Avenue at around 12:50 p.m. 574 more words


Sandbags removed from some central Okanagan neighborhoods

Despite sandbag removal work in some neighborhoods, Okanagan residents are still being urged to keep their flood protective measures in place.

“It’s definitely not open season on sandbag removal,” Jason Luciw with the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre said. 339 more words


Club Bali

Opened in April 1940, Club Bali was a popular nightclub in West Philly.

This outdoor neon sign beckoned passersby inside (hat-tip Hidden City Philadelphia). 37 more words

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Evacuation orders, alerts rescinded for some in Central Okanagan

Stormy weather didn’t last long despite dark clouds looming over the Kelowna area Friday.

The lack of rain and cooler temperatures has meant tension over flooding is easing in some areas of the Okanagan city. 132 more words


Mill Creek, Queens

The flooded meadow that once separated College Point from Flushing feeds the northernmost tributary of Flushing Creek, feeding into it just a few yards shy of where it widens into Flushing Bay. 1,576 more words


Kelowna neighbourhood assesses damage, begins flood cleanup

Sump pumps are working overtime in several South Central Kelowna residences after flooding from Mill Creek swept through the area on the weekend, filling basements and garages with water. 352 more words


Kelowna apartment buildings evacuated due to rising floodwaters

More than 50 apartment residents have been evacuated from two buildings near downtown Kelowna.

Fire crews assisted in the emergency evacuation of 543 Rowcliffe Avenue and 1955 Pacific Court Friday evening. 248 more words