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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 >
Whitby fire services receives funding for training programs - Enbridge Inc. donates $10,000 to support incident command initiatives Whitby fire services receives funding for training programs. WHITBY -- Enbridge Inc. presented Whitby... Read more >
Grimsby council pleased with fire chief - Reduced call volume, safer senior homes among achievements Despite jokes about being in the hot seat, Grimsby fire chief Michael Cain faced few tough questions and a lot of praise at a recent meeting of... Read more >
Seniors homes in Ontario to get $20M for sprinklers - Ontario will pump $20 million into seniors homes across the province to install sprinkler systems in a move to protect vulnerable seniors, the Star has learned... Read more >
Family escapes house fire unharmed - Charges could be laid following a family’s narrow escape from a burning rowhouse unit early Saturday.   Town officials said the two-storey McCullough Street unit was engulfed in smoke when... Read more >
Twp council supports several solar proposals - Township of Norwich council has helped several property owners in their quest to have rooftop solar panels installed.   Six requests for support were on council's Tuesday, Jan. 8... Read more >
Brampton firefighter killed in Caledon crash - A Brampton firefighter is dead following a serious crash in Caledon Friday afternoon.   Brampton firefighter Howard Hughes is seen in this picture.   The two-vehicle crash... Read more >
Stay off ice: Fire chief - Ice conditions are unsafe, according to Whitchurch-Stouffville Fire Chief Rob McKenzie.   Fluctuating temperatures have prevented the ice from completely thickening, creating hazardous conditions in some areas... Read more >