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City opposes 24-hour firefighter shifts  - Union says it’s becoming ‘industry standard’ - As the City of St. Catharines prepares for arbitration with its firefighters this spring, it’s taking a stand against the union... Read more >
Uxbridge considers how to pay for fire department needs - New hall, fire trucks projected to cost $2 million over two years. UXBRIDGE -- With a projected $2 million needed over the next two years to pay for a new fire hall and fire trucks in... Read more >
HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville Fire Department’s expenses spread like the wildfires it was fighting this past year. Fire chief Stephen Hernen presented the department’s third-quarter financial report to Huntsville’s... Read more >
WPFD Chief moves on to new role - West Perth will have a new fire chief in 2013 now that current West Perth Fire Department Chief Walt Anderson has taken a new position in another municipality. Anderson will become the Director of Emergency... Read more >
Fire Chief against 24 hour shifts - The Fire Chief raising concerns about efforts to move to a 24 hour workday for St. Catharines firefighters. Mark Mehlenbacher says management isn't supporting the move, it's the union that is pushing... Read more >
Last ride on the pumper - Family, friends and colleagues gathered Saturday to bid a final farewell to former Pembroke Fire Chief Arnold O’Kane. Family, friends and colleagues gathered Saturday to bid a final farewell to former Pembroke Fire... Read more >
CENTRAL HURON – Rooftop solar panels hinder fire fighters’ efforts to ventilate blazes and put their safety at risk, says Central Huron’s fire chief. While Steve Cooke warned council last night that fire fighters may not respond to... Read more >
Township heads want more bodies - CRAMAHE TWP. — More staff is on the 2012 “wish list” of several Cramahe Twp. department managers. The fire department, building/bylaw department and treasurer’s department all identified a... Read more >
London fire truck involved in ‘unique’ and costly collision - A recent early morning collision involving a pair of heavy-duty vehicles has resulted in potentially $75,000 in damages. At around 1 a.m. on Friday, near the intersection of... Read more >
Local firefighter takes chief’s role - WEST NIPISSING – After a 32 year stint, West Nipissing will be looking to a new Fire Chief to serve their Protective Services.   “I have big shoes to fill,” said the new... Read more >