No easy fix for upgrading FNs fire services

Fires in remote First Nations communities often come with deadly consequences.

APTN National News
Fires in remote First Nations communities often come with deadly consequences.

They are common in winter when people heat their homes with woodstoves or dangerous electric heaters. In many First Nations communities, fire departments also lag behind other Canadian fire services.

APTN National News reporter Annette Francis finds out that there is no easy fix to this problem.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.

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