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Forest fire update for northeastern Ontario CBC News.ca Firefighting crews from across the country are pitching in to stave off a cluster of fires in the northeast, while more potential lightning strikes are becoming a concern for the area.... Read more >
Fire bans now in effect in Oro-Medonte, Severn and Ramara Orillia Matters.com All three municipalities surrounding Orillia have issued fire bans. Today, Oro-Medonte Township Fire Chief Hugh Murray issued a fire ban for the entire township "... Read more >
Fire chief calls for burning ban in Falls St. Catharines Standard.ca   After a long stretch of hot, dry weather, the City of Niagara Falls has issued a temporary ban on all open air burning.   Fire Chief Jim Boutilier made the... Read more >
Fire chiefs concerned about open-air burning Niagara Falls Review.ca While some municipalities in Niagara have already issued bans on open-air burning, ones that haven't are urging residents to exercise proper judgment when enjoying the... Read more >
Seniors escape blaze that destroyed their home St. Thomas Times-Journal Two seniors and their dog escaped after their house went up in flames early Wednesday morning, and Central Elgin fire Chief Chris McDonough credits the couple’s working... Read more >
Fire at Trenton golf course Intelligencer.ca QUINTE WEST - Firefighters from Quinte West Station # 1 responded to the Trenton Golf Course on King Street Wednesday morning. Numerous 911 calls were received reporting the club house was on fire, As... Read more >
Fire destroys cottage, bunkie in Carden Township My Kawartha.com Firefighters and neighbours worked quickly to prevent a cottage fire from spreading to neighbouring property in Carden Township Tuesday afternoon (July 10). Kawartha Lakes deputy... Read more >
Massive fire in Ramara keeps crews battling hot spots CTV News Barrie Fire crews have been battling a massive grass fire in Ramara Township for days.  Officials believe the fire was started by a lightning strike Friday and quickly spread.... Read more >
Retired fire chief appointed as interim leader of Southwold department St. Thomas Times-Journal Don Crocker has been appointed as the interim fire chief of the Southwold fire department after Chief Gary Wilson died suddenly in June. Crocker has... Read more >
Auxiliary Firefighters for Kincardine Bayshore Broadcasting.ca Kincardine council has tentatively approved a plan to create a Firefighter Auxiliary Program in the municipality. Formal approval will come at the July 11th council meeting.... Read more >