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Haldimand County Burn Ban lifted CHCH.com The temporary open-air burn ban that was issued for Haldimand County has been lifted. Fire Chief Jason Gallagher states that even with the recent rainfall, fire safety measures should still be followed... Read more >
Special meeting announced to name Innisfil fire chief Simcoe.com A special meeting has been called July 25 in order to appoint Tom Raeburn as the town's new fire chief. Raeburn is a deputy chief and current acting chief of the town's fire... Read more >
NE & Temagami Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE Jul 23, 2018 @ 06:49 Wawa News.com By the evening of July 22 there were 60 active forest fires across the Northeast. Of these, 28 are not yet under control, 32 are either being held, under... Read more >
Open air fire ban lifted in Huron Times Advance.com HURON - Effective immediately, the Huron County fire chiefs have lifted an open air fire ban in Huron County that was put in place July 6. Significant rainfall and forecasted conditions have made... Read more >
Scugog looking to distribute 150 donated smoke, carbon monoxide alarms Durham Region.com SCUGOG — The Scugog Fire Department is partnering with local community agencies and others to distribute 150 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms... Read more >
Fire at Arthur Tim Hortons restaurant causes nearly $1 million in damage South Western Ontario.ca ARTHUR - Wellington North firefighters were kept busy on Saturday afternoon (July 21) fighting a fire at the Tim Hortons restaurant at the corner of... Read more >
‘Project Zero’ aims to reduce fire and carbon monoxide deaths in Brampton Brampton Guardian.com Brampton Fire and Emergency has teamed up with Enbridge Gas Distribution and the Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council on an initiative... Read more >
Burn ban update: Fire chief urges extra vigilance Kingstonist.com After Kingston Fire and Rescue issued a total open air burning ban yesterday (Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2018), Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong is calling on residents to exercise caution during... Read more >
Project would allow firefighter to drive ambulance on island The Whig.com GLENBURNIE — A volunteer firefighter is to fill in as an ambulance driver on Wolfe Island when only one paramedic is on duty. In a closed session Wednesday, Frontenac... Read more >
Smoke drifting North Bay way from distant fires North Bay Nugget.ca Residents from Sturgeon Falls to North Bay and Mattawa received a hint Thursday of what it was like for those living closer to the forest fires in Temagami and Cochrane. Forest... Read more >