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Champlain Township donates two surplus fire trucks to Dominican Republic The Review Two Champlain Township fire trucks are retiring in the Dominican Republic, far away from the winter weather they were accustomed to. The former Vankleek Hill... Read more >
Donald Street fire estimated at $1.5 million dollars damage; no word yet on tenants returning CTV News Ottawa Damages in that Donald Street fire in Ottawa are estimated at $1.5 million dollars. And there's still no word on when the 238... Read more >
Ford government modernizes ‘interest arbitration’ for Ontario’s fire sector Durham Region.com In Ontario, firefighters do not have the right to strike. Instead of strikes or lockouts, collective bargaining disputes are resolved... Read more >
Perth East recognized alongside Toronto for fire prevention leadership The Beacon Harold The Perth East Fire Department has made a name for itself as a leader in fire prevention and public education in Ontario. On Nov. 22, the fire department was... Read more >
New law allows firefighters to 'double-hat' CTV News A practice known as ‘double-hatting’ for firefighters is now allowed in Ontario after the government approved changes to the fire protection and prevention act. Bill 57... Read more >
Panicked residents trapped on balconies as highrise burns CBC News A major fire at a highrise apartment building east of downtown Ottawa forced residents onto their balconies to wait for help and caused several people to be treated for smoke... Read more >
Barn fire kills 1,300 pigs in eastern Ontario CBC News A massive fire consumed a pig barn in Quinte West, Ont., Tuesday, killing at least 1,300 animals.  The community's fire Chief John Whelan said they got the call around 1 p.m. and... Read more >
Clearview sets process to hire next fire chief Simcoe.com Clearview Township will be going to the pros to find its next fire chief. At its first business meeting, councillors voted in favour of hiring a recruitment consultant to assist in finding... Read more >
Man dies from injuries sustained in Delhi fire Simcoe Reformer A Delhi senior hurt in an explosion and fire on Crysler Street Nov. 30 has succumbed to his injuries. Robert Weirmier, 76, was in the home at 162 Crysler Street when the incident... Read more >
Overnight fire at Trenton plaza deemed as suspicious, OPP says Global News The OPP has now deemed a fire that tore through a Trenton strip mall Tuesday morning suspicious. Firefighters were called out to the blaze around 2:30 a.m. and found the... Read more >