NEWS STORY (Circulation Over 100,000)
FIRST PLACE: “Two Heroes Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice”
A fire on an icy Sunday night took the lives of fire captains Harold Lessard and Thomas Nichols. Four others were injured fighting the St. Boniface fire. The Winnipeg Free Press ran a series of articles about the deadly fire.
Winnipeg Free Press
SECOND PLACE: “What It's Like to Find Children in the Smoke”
Would a fatality have been averted if the Wilkes–Barre fire department had been at full strength? This article probes the alternatives for getting to a realistic minimum staffing level.
The Post Standard