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First woman fire chief in southwestern Ontario hired in London CBC News.ca London has a new fire chief and she is one of only a handful of women in Canada to hold the job.  Lori Hamer has acted as leader since the spring, when the chief at... Read more >
Hawkesbury Fire Chief Roger Champagne awarded Exemplary Service Medal The Review.ca At a recent Hawkesbury council meeting, held on Monday, June 25, 2018, Fire Chief Roger Champagne was awarded the Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal by... Read more >
Owen Sound Fire Services Review Ongoing Bayshore Broadcasting.ca Owen Sound's mayor says consultants continue to work on a fire services review for the city. In the spring, KCB Inc. was retained to complete a $42,000 assessment with a written... Read more >
Fast-moving grass fire burns 34 vehicles at Niagara Lavender Festival CBC News.ca A large, fast-moving grass fire sparked in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., Sunday scorched dozens of vehicles, causing more than $1 million in damage. The fire began in... Read more >
Gravenhurst Fire Department monitoring hotspots from July 7 brush fire Muskoka Region.com GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Fire Department is continuing to monitor a July 7 brush fire, according to a tweet Sunday, July 8 morning. The... Read more >
Fire department on the lookout for two new recruits St. Thomas Times-Journal.com A group of dedicated St. Thomas firefighters braved the sweltering heat Thursday afternoon to take part in confined space training – just one example of the... Read more >
Firefighters Win Huron County EMS Pulling Event Blackburn News.com They ride IN their vehicles day and night, but Huron County emergency services personnel have discovered it’s not that easy to PULL one of them. The first-ever Huron County... Read more >
South Stormont institutes burn ban Cornwall Seaway News.com "The Township of South Stormont Fire and Emergency Services has instituted a burn ban, effective immediately, throughout the entire Township due to dangerous burning conditions from... Read more >
Timmins firefighters asked to be on Discovery Channel Timmins Press.com   Timmins municipal firefighters might become television stars. It all depends on whether city council agrees to sign on to a Discovery Channel reality program... Read more >
Area municipalities issue fire bans North Bay Nugget.ca Municipalities throughout the area have issued fire bans. That includes North Bay, East Ferris, West Nipissing, Chisholm, Powassan, Nipissing, Callander, Mattawa, Burks Falls, Sundridge,... Read more >