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Link to article: Former Renfrew fire chief threatens to sue if forced retirement is upheld CBC News Former Renfrew, Ont., fire chief Guy Longtin's lawyer is calling Longtin's forced retirement a "vendetta" and has threatened to... Read more >
Link to article: Oakville Fire Department visiting rental properties to promote fire safety Oakville Beaver The Oakville Fire Department will be knocking on the doors of rental properties over the next few months in an effort to promote fire safety... Read more >
Link to article: Renfrew fire chief launches legal fight over forced retirement CBC News Renfrew's former fire chief is fighting back against a move to push him into retirement with a legal fight launched Wednesday. Up until Monday Guy Longtin... Read more >
Link to article: South-Yorkshire Fire and Rescue uses mother-child bond to fuel recruitment boost PR Week The campaign, which kicked off on 8 March, sought to increase the number of women applying to be firefighters in what is widely perceived... Read more >
Link to article: Ontario town's fire chief told he's too old for the job at age 61 CTV News A 61-year-old fire chief in the town of Renfrew, Ont., has been let go after town council passed a policy that meant he would be too old for the job... Read more >
Link to article: Smiths Falls fatal fire caused by careless smoking says fire chief Global News Jason Smith, the Smiths Falls acting fire chief, said that Monday’s fatal fire was caused by careless smoking. It’s unclear whether the... Read more >
Link to article: Man struck, killed by vehicle in Etobicoke during power outages identified as Schreiber, Ont. fire chief Global News A Northern Ontario township is mourning the loss of their fire chief after he was struck by a car in Etobicoke... Read more >
Link to article: Pedestrian fatally struck in Etobicoke was Ontario fire chief Toronto Star Pat Bourguignon, of Schreiber, Ont., was returning to his hotel from the annual Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs convention when he was hit at around 11:... Read more >
Link to article: Accidental Little Italy high-rise fire caused $10M in damages Global News A multi-level fire that broke out Monday in a high-rise currently under construction in Little Italy was accidental and caused $10 million in damages, Ottawa... Read more >
Link to article: Grant Avenue blaze causes more than $1 million in damage; Fire Marshal investigating Hamilton Spectator A fire ripped through three homes on Grant Avenue late Monday afternoon, causing more than $1 million in damage. Hamilton... Read more >