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Smoked out: City ponders changes to backyard fire bylaw The Sarnia Journal A woman who says the rules surrounding backyard campfires in Sarnia are too lax has found an ally in Sarnia’s fire chief. Sue-Ellin Lumsden told council in a letter... Read more >
Line of Duty ceremony to be held for Topliffe CTV News.ca A retired Windsor firefighter is being remembered for his dedication to the community. Charles Douglas Topliffe, fondly remembered as “Topper”, passed away on Monday after a... Read more >
Fire master plan could bring changes to the Stouffville Fire department York Region.com A new fire master plan in the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville could bring some major changes to the town’s fire department. The town has deferred a... Read more >
Innisfil’s new fire chief has a long history here Simcoe.com With a career spanning more than 20 years, it took time for the town's new fire chief, Tom Raeburn, to pin down a favourite moment. “It’s got to be when I got the... Read more >
New Deputy Fire Chief Announced windsoriteDOTca Windsor Fire has a new Deputy Fire Chief. Jamie Waffle joined Windsor fire in 1997 and has a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Windsor.   Chief Waffle has served... Read more >
Wainfleet hires full-time fire chief The St. Catharines Standard Wainfleet's new full-time fire chief will be on the job Wednesday after council appoints him at their Tuesday night meeting. Morgan Alcock will take on the role of Wainfleet... Read more >
As some Parry Sound 33 evacuees head home, hundreds still wait in frustration CBC.ca Residents of Henvey Inlet First Nation are finally allowed back home after evacuation orders were lifted Wednesday. Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry... Read more >
Bradford fire department to answer medical calls against county’s wishes Barrie Today.com Two years after the County of Simcoe asked its municipalities to stop their fire departments from responding to medical calls at long-term care homes,... Read more >
MPP: Arthur Tim Hortons’ fire illustrates need for passage of Rea and Walter Act The Wellington Advertiser QUEEN'S PARK - Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece believes that although there was no loss of life in a July 21 fire at Tim... Read more >
York Region fire crews respond to more medical calls than fires in 2017 York Region.com The role of fire services across York Region is no longer restricted to fires. Fire response statistics gathered from York Region’s eight departments... Read more >