Price tag of $48.5 million to put Durham cops, fire, EMS on same system - New radios will cost Brock Township $230,000   Durham’s emergency responders are spending big bucks to get on the same frequency. Local emergency... Read more >
Teens honoured for saving family - BARRIE - After writing his last exam on Monday, Barrie’s Lyle Hosein headed to Toronto to be recognized as a local hero. Teens honoured for saving family. Three teens were honoured with a fire... Read more >
Colorado wildfire forces more than 32,000 from homes as it moves into city -  WOODLAND PARK, COLO.— A towering wildfire jumped firefighters’ perimeter lines and moved into the city of Colorado Springs, forcing frantic evacuation... Read more >
Pelham appoints fire chief from its ranks - PELHAM - The town’s volunteer firefighters responded to an “all call” Tuesday evening at Pelham Fire Station No. 2.   There they were told they have a new fire... Read more >
Guelph Fire Department offers free safety inspections - Once again this year, firefighters are knocking on doors to try to raise awareness about fire safety. The Guelph Fire Department started its Voluntary Home Inspection program Sunday. The... Read more >
Prompted by McGuinty, Elliot Lake rescuers to try 'drastic measures' to reach survivors - Rescuers will try “drastic” measures to reach possible survivors in a collapsed mall, acting at the urging of the community and Ontario... Read more >
3 wind-turbine failures firefighters must know - Wind-turbine farms are springing up across the country and they pose unique threats to fire and rescue agencies. Wind-farms have been around for several decades in Europe, but only in recent years... Read more >
Crews hoping to find survivors from mall collapse - Elliot Lake, Ontario - With at least nine people still unaccounted for, and at least one person feared dead, crews are slowly pushing ahead with their rescue operation amid the rubble of the... Read more >
Pickering Fire Services knocking on doors - Annual home inspections kick off - PICKERING -- Firefighters will be making sure the residents of Pickering are fire safe this summer with their annual home safety program. Pickering Fire Services... Read more >
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Chief Administrative Officer Don Shropshire today announced the appointment of Bob Crawford as the General Manager, Community Development / Fire and Emergency Services effective June 25, 2012.  Crawford... Read more >