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Roy Hollett: Halifax Fire

roy hollett: Friday, according to CTV. By the time firefighters arrived, the family had already escaped the home. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency say they were called to the townhouse on Princess Margaret Boulevard around 2 15 a.m. Halifax Fire believes the father was checking the furnace in the basement when it exploded. At this time we don't know what happened, what caused the explosion, says Roy Hollett, Deputy Fire Chief of Halifax Fire. The man found his way to the top floor, threw a small mattress out the window, and the family jumped. ( As reported in the news.