Lack of smoke alarm prompts charges - ORILLIA - An Orillia couple was fortunate to escape a house fire at a residence that lacked working smoke alarms, Chief Ralph Dominelli says. “They were very lucky to get out,” Dominelli said this... Read more >
Brazil probe of deadly nightclub fire nets 3 arrests - More than 230 victims mourned in Santa Maria as investigators seek 4th suspect   Brazilian police officials said Monday they've made three detentions and... Read more >
Ottawa - Condo fire sends woman to hospital with 1st-degree burns - A 36-year-old woman was rushed to hospital with first- and second-degree burns after a fire at a condominium building. One woman was taken to hospital after a fire at a... Read more >
Snowmobile club boosting first response - SOUTH RIVER – The fire department’s side-by-side ATV is getting its finishing touches. “This has been a five-year project,” explained South River/Machar Firefighters... Read more >
Video puts fire department in spotlight - It may be just over 10 minutes in length, but a video produced by students at the Niagara College fit the bill for Niagara Falls firefighters. “It was interesting,” Niagara Falls Fire... Read more >
Lanark Highlands welcomes former CP deputy chief as new fire chief - EMC News - Lanark Highlands Township's new fire chief literally got a baptism by fire during his first day on the job. Click to Enlarge Desmond Devoy,... Read more >
Woman dead after apartment fire in Kitchener - KITCHENER — A woman is dead after an apartment fire in Kitchener on Monday morning. Firefighters were called to a fifth-floor apartment at 50 Mooregate Cres. at 10:08 a.m. An adult female... Read more >
Elderly woman dies after fire south of Ottawa - Ontario's fire marshal is investigating a house fire south of Ottawa that led to the death of a 75-year-old woman. North Grenville firefighters, Ontario Provincial Police and Leeds & Grenville... Read more >
No concerns with air following Oshawa fire - Environment ministry keeping eye on clean-up activities - OSHAWA -- Air monitoring done by the provincial environment ministry "last evening did not show any readings of concern," a... Read more >
Two dead, one critically injured in fire - SHANNONVILLE — Fire investigators and Mohawk Police are hoping to determine the cause of a cottage fire that left two people dead and one man fighting for his life.  ... Read more >