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Bylaw change allows London fire department to recoup costs of 'extraordinary' investigations -  Deputy Fire Chief Jim Jessop at Fire Hall #1 in London, Ont. on Thursday November 21, 2013. (DEREK RUTTAN, The London Free Press)... Read more >
Essa’s new fire chief takes command - BAXTER - Essa Township’s new fire chief hit the ground running when she took helm of the department earlier this week. Cynthis Ross Tustin’s first order of business Monday was to shake... Read more >
Fire chief cool on idea of hall 2 closure - Although Dryden Fire Chief Ken Kurz is willing to undertake an assessment of the city’s fire services, he added fuel to the fire regarding the potential for reduced services in his department.... Read more >
Hamilton donates fire truck to Lac Mégantic - At the moment the keys met his hands, Daniel Gendron, deputy mayor of Lac Mégantic, Quebec, had tears in his eyes. He accepted a surplus ladder fire truck from Hamilton’s fire... Read more >
Changes recommended for West Perth fire department - Interim West Perth Fire Chief Ted McCullough presented several options and recommendations to West Perth council Nov. 12 regarding the future of the West Perth Fire Department – and he... Read more >
Minister seeks to bring cities into the loop on hazardous rail shipments - The federal government wants to make sure municipalities know more about the dangerous goods moving through their territory by rail, the Transport Minister says. Lisa Raitt... Read more >
Roundtable discussions help shape Inquiry recommendations - Discussions in the Elliot Lake Inquiry’s roundtable resumed on Nov. 18, regarding recommendations to safe-guard citizens in public access buildings. The roundtable discussions, held... Read more >
Sudden death and fire investigation - (MISSANABIE, ON) - On November 15, 2013 at 12:30 pm the Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Wawa Detachment were advised of a house fire on Fournier Street in Missanabie. The home was fully... Read more >
Thornbury woman dead after fire - A Thornbury woman died at the scene of an apartment fire Saturday morning, the OPP said in a news release Sunday night. Police said Taryn Hill, 19, was the victim. Members of the Collingwood and The Blue... Read more >
Woman dies in Brampton house fire - BRAMPTON - The parents of a 45-year-old woman returned home from a funeral Saturday morning only to discover their daughter was killed in a fire at their shared abode. Neighbours noticed thick black smoke pouring... Read more >