WEST NIPISSING — Fire loss in West Nipissing in 2011 was worth $2.4 million fire chief Richard Savage reported to council July 10 in his annual fire report. During 2011, Fire Service responded to 318 incidents which represents a decrease of 45... Read more >
Homes destroyed in fire sparked by lightning strike - Townhouse units were destroyed in a fire and several roads became shallow streams when stormy weather rolled through southern Ontario overnight. After days of hot and dry weather, severe... Read more >
Two hurt in Pickering cooking fire - Officials stress importance of fire safety while cooking PICKERING -- Officials are warning residents of the danger of cooking fires after two Pickering men were burned by flames from a pot left unattended... Read more >
Fire bans for parks issued under hot, dry conditions -  As hot, dry conditions continue to hammer southern Ontario, many municipalities and provincial parks are issuing fire bans. The temperature soared up to 34 degrees Celsius in Toronto... Read more >
Keeping Ontario's Seniors Safe - McGuinty Government Promotes Fire Safety In Facilities Housing Seniors and Vulnerable Ontarians - Ontario is taking steps to ensure residents of retirement and long-term care homes are safe during fire... Read more >
CFB Petawawa fire chief says blaze 'is out' - The fire chief at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa says a blaze burning for four days close to the northeast border of Algonquin Park is, for practical purposes, out. But Ontario fire officials have... Read more >
Muskoka brush fire forces evacuation; residents of 50 homes given all clear - MUSKOKA LAKES, Ont. -- Residents of about 50 homes in a community in central Ontario's cottage country who were evacuated due to a brush fire have the all-clear to... Read more >
Transport Truck Collides With Parked Fire Truck - (COBOURG, ON) – On July 24, 2012 at approximately 2:24am the Port Hope Fire Department and the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were assisting one another at the scene of a... Read more >
Carp Brush Fire latest in a long, dry summer - OTTAWA — Ottawa firefighters used all-terrain vehicles and a helicopter to battle a multi-hectare brush fire in Carp on Sunday afternoon that threatened a nearby subdivision.  ... Read more >
Fires continue to burn; people asked not to tie-up emergency lines - Heavy smoke drifting into the area from northern fires prompted calls over the weekend to MNR and area police departments. As a result the MNR is asking people to not tie-up... Read more >