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Mapleton Township municipal building collapses after fire - Friday night was a challenging night for volunteer firefighters in Mapleton Township. Crews were called to two separate fires within hours of each other. The biggest blaze gutted and... Read more >
One dead in Whitby apartment fire - A wheelchair-bound man in his 60s was killed in an apartment fire Friday night. Residents of 225 Hickory St., a low-rise building northwest of Brock St. N. and Dundas St. E., say they had to leave their homes for... Read more >
East Gwillimbury hires new deputy fire chief - Ryan Jagoe is East Gwillimbury’s new deputy fire chief. Mr. Jagoe has more than 20 years experience in emergency services and joins the department from York Region Emergency Medical Services... Read more >
Ontario passes law making carbon monoxide detectors mandatory - Ontarians must buy carbon monoxide detectors for their homes and will enjoy more protection from aggressive door-to-door sales tactics and debt-settlement services under two laws passed... Read more >
Carbon monoxide detectors bill in all Ontario homes up for final vote - TORONTO Legislation that would make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in all Ontario homes is up for final vote today. Progressive Conservative MPP Ernie Hardeman's... Read more >
Attawapiskat residents arrive in Kapuskasing after fire forces evacuation - Dozens of residents from the Attawapiskat First Nation have been flown to the town of Kapuskasing, after a fire tore through a trailer compound on the northern Ontario... Read more >
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 >