burt: The fire started at around 12 30 a.m. on Tuesday and quickly engulfed the newly-built home, according to CTV. Neighbours told CTV Atlantic they had heard a large bang. The family came to Canada as refugees from Syria in 2017. GoFund Me Halifax house fire tragedy Danielle Burt, who lives next door, says she heard a woman screaming and jumped out of bed. Burt says the mother was on the grass with her head bowed, seemingly in prayer. There was just flames just roaring out of their back doors, back windows, everything, she told CTV Atlantic. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.