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Contraband cigarettes linked to a 'staggering' number of fires CBC.ca Careless use of contraband cigarettes is a leading cause of fires, injuries—​even fatalities—in London, Ont. That's according to the London Fire... Read more >
Fire destroys old farmhouse in Keene Global News.ca An old wooden farmhouse was engulfed in flames around 3 a.m. on Wednesday. “It was huge. The whole house was in engulfed in flames. It lit up the whole sky,” said Dawn Damiany, a... Read more >
Mount Elgin chicken barn destroyed by fire CTV News Kitchener   A large fire has destroyed a chicken barn north of Tavistock.   Firefighters were called to Kraak Farms at Ebenezer Road and Highway 19 just before 10 a.m. on... Read more >
St Marys Cement — Bowmanville donates emergency equipment to fight floods Durham Region.com BOWMANVILLE — St Marys Cement Bowmanville plant is helping Clarington battle future floods with a donation of equipment and a storage unit to... Read more >
'Terrifying' number of Scugog homes don't have needed alarms Durham Region.com SCUGOG — Mark Berney just shakes his head. A sampling of homes visited by his Scugog firefighters so far this year have painted a frightening picture... Read more >
2nd fire erupts in North York hydro station CBC.ca A second fire broke out at a hydro station in North York that was engulfed in flames and left thousands without power over the weekend. Fire crews were called to the station, which is owned by... Read more >
Basement units lacking fire escapes an issue in Whitchurch-Stouffville York Region.com Tragedies waiting to happen. Serious situations within the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. Basement apartments lacking adequate fire escapes. It’s been... Read more >
Dozens of wildfires out of control in Ontario 100 Mile Free Press Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources says dozens of forest fires remain out of control, with the most pressing in the province’s northeast now measuring more than 82... Read more >
East Hawkesbury Fire Department receives oxygen masks for pets The Review.ca House pets in East Hawkesbury can breathe a bit easier now.  The township’s fire department now owns oxygen masks for cats and dogs rescued from burning... Read more >
Hydro station fire leads to explosions, leaves thousands without power in Toronto Global News.ca An overnight hydro station fire has left thousands of Toronto residents without power. Toronto Fire said they received a call for an incident at... Read more >