Updated: Fire crews battle blaze at Yellowknife Catholic Schools building

Fire crews battled a blaze at the Yellowknife Catholic Schools Board Office on 49 Street early Thursday morning. The Yellowknife Fire Division responded to a call just before 1 a.m., with a “full group alert” being issued. Crews attending the scene did not initially observe smoke or flames, but a tenant, living on the building’s...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at editorial@nnsl.com.