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Floating lanterns pose fire hazard in Newmarket - A pretty and potentially dangerous part of a local fireworks display has caused minor damage to at least one property. Monday night, as Newmarket resident Helga Schimanski sat in bed, fireworks... Read more >
Dryer fire causes $20,000 damage to Burlington home - A smoke alarm is being credited with waking residents of a northeast Burlington home and drawing their attention to a dryer fire. The Burlington Fire Department responded to a call at a Rome... Read more >
Carbon monoxide detector enforcement coming - Having a carbon monoxide detector is now mandatory in Ontario. Local fire crews are getting ready to beef up enforcement, but an awareness campaign will lead the way before any attempt is made to... Read more >
Fire Fighters Museum offers sneak peek into season - PORT HOPE - A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum was held on Thursday evening, May 15. The event was held as a "sneak peek" at what is to come... Read more >
Nicole Belair, CAS worker, 33, dies after Hanmer fire - One of the two women who was injured in an apartment fire in Hanmer Monday afternoon has died. The Children's Aid Society of Sudbury and Manitoulin sent out a news release Wednesday... Read more >
Ajax Fire Chief Mark Diotte dies - Funeral scheduled for May 15 - AJAX -- Ajax Fire Chief Mark Diotte has died. Mr. Diotte, who had been battling lung and brain cancer since last June, died Wednesday, May 7. In a press release, the Town... Read more >
Body discovered at the scene of a Windsor apartment fire - Windsor police are investigating after a body was found at the scene of a west-end apartment fire. Investigators haven’t confirmed if the person died in the fire, but they don... Read more >
Smoke detectors save man's life in early morning fire - Smoke detectors are being credited for saving a man’s life during a house fire early this morning (May 7). Just before 4 a.m., Rosemont District Fire Department received a call... Read more >
Fire near propane tanks blamed for explosions at Brampton, Ont. facility - Investigators are probing the cause of a fire at a compressed gas facility in Brampton, Ont. that caused booming explosions late Wednesday night. Peel Regional Police... Read more >
Carbon monoxide fills Beaverton home Three residents of Highland Crescent escape unharmed, thanks to alarms - A pair of carbon monoxide detectors are being credited for saving the lives of three Beaverton residents early Wednesday (May 7)... Read more >