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Ontario chiefs launch mental-health initiative - Ontario’s fire chiefs hope a mental-health program developed for the Canadian military will help firefighters across the province build resilience against occupational stress injuries. Written... Read more >
Guy Street fire linked to smoking materials - The kitchen of a rental home on Guy Street has extensive damage following a noon hour fire on Tuesday. Firefighters and an ambulance were called to a single-storey house, just north of the intersection... Read more >
Fire prevention officer asks public to help prevent grass fires - The City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Service’s new Fire Prevention Officer says so far this year, there have been few serious grass fires, and is asking residents to help keep it... Read more >
Amherstburg hires former Windsor firefighter Lee Tome - Lee Tome, a former Windsor firefighter, has been hired by Amherstburg. Tome starts his new job as the town’s assistant deputy fire chief/fire prevention and inspections officer on Monday... Read more >
Lanark Highlands has new fire chief - Lanark Highlands council announced that that they have appointed Cameron Morehouse as the interim fire chief effective July 23, 2015. Morehouse is assuming the role of interim fire chief on a part time basis. He... Read more >
Fire restriction in effect in Elliot Lake, Blind River, TWP North Shore areas - Since July 16, a fire restriction has been in effect for the Elliot Lake, Blind River and Township of the North Shore areas. The fire restriction was put into effect by... Read more >
Woman burned in east-Hamilton apartment fire dies of injuries - The victim of a weekend apartment fire in east Hamilton has died of her injuries. A woman was taken to hospital with severe burns after being pulled from her apartment at 2194 King St.... Read more >
Capreol blaze displaces 12 - A fire at a Capreol apartment building on Saturday morning injured one resident and displaced a dozen. Damages were described as "severe" and estimated at $75,000. Greater Sudbury Fire Services were called at 9... Read more >
Man suffers burns from grease fire in Waterloo home - A man was taken to hospital to be treated for burns after a kitchen fire. Waterloo fire crews were called to a home on Redfox Road around 1 p.m. Sunday. They found a grease fire that was... Read more >
Woman pulled from east Hamilton apartment fire in critical condition - A woman is in hospital in critical condition after being found by Hamilton firefighters in a burning apartment in east Hamilton Saturday night. The Ontario Fire Marshal's... Read more >