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Former Central Huron Fire Chief passes away - Former Central Huron fire Chief Steve Cooke passed away on Monday after a battle with cancer. Cooke retired last year after 32 years of service. “I’ll miss it,” he said. “I’... Read more >
Tips to prevent kitchen fires - The city fire department has issued some kitchen fire safety tips in the wake of Saturday's Dalhousie St. kitchen fire that left a woman with burns to her upper body. Fire Chief Chris Snetsinger says the best way... Read more >
Busy few days as Georgina firefighters battle several local blazes - A busy few days for Georgina fire crews serves as a stark reminder to residents both about new carbon monoxide rules now in effect and to use extreme caution when burning in the... Read more >
One dead after explosion levels house in Scarborough - A massive pile of drywall and shards of wood sat in the place of a Scarborough home Monday evening after an explosion ripped apart the house, claiming the life of a man. Neighbours gathered as... Read more >
Seven people transported to hospital after North York highrise fire - Seven people were taken to hospital, three of them with serious injuries, after a fire at a North York highrise late Sunday night. The three-alarm blaze broke out in the bedroom... Read more >
Central York Fire may explore merger with Richmond Hill service - A pair of York Region fire services may soon take the first steps toward amalgamation. Central York Fire Services wants Newmarket and Aurora councils to grant it permission to explore... Read more >
Norwood remembers Kenneth Wilford - Hundreds of Norwood residents lined the driveway leading up to the villages’s community centre Friday afternoon (April 17) to pay their respects to the late Kenneth Wilford. A volunteer firefighter and... Read more >
Fire ban on now in Quinte West, says fire chief - A huge grass fire on Harrington Road on April 15 was enough for Fire Chief John Whelan. “I just put out a fire ban now,” he said from the field where four fire stations were actively... Read more >
Hamilton fire department looking for a few good men - actually women - Go to any fire scene across Hamilton on any given day and chances are most of the firefighters you will see are white men. It's not an issue unique to Hamilton or to... Read more >
Welland firefighters want training facility - Welland firefighters have never had a proper training facility to hone their skills. And both the chief and deputy chief of Welland Fire and Emergency Services told council that they needed one... Read more >