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House fire in Quinte West Quinte News   Firefighters from Bayside and Batawa fought a house fire at 45 Jeffrey Drive in Bayside last night (Monday). The call came in at 7:20 after flames started in the basement of the house. Quinte... Read more >
Probe continues into fatal fire in Midland: chief BarrieToday.ca   The cause of a Midland apartment fire that killed a local man over the weekend is still under investigation. Fire Chief Paul Ryan said the blaze was not suspicious, but... Read more >
Town will not take evacuees at the present time The Cochrane Times-Post   The Town of Cochrane has made a tough decision at their last council meeting. Richard Vallée, Director of Protective Service noted “Today we had a... Read more >
'More than one emergency': Durham prepares for floods during coronavirus DurhamRegion.com   DURHAM — Lakefront neighbourhoods that are prone to spring flooding are struggling to prepare in the midst of the COVID-19... Read more >
Bruce County Enacts Fire Ban, Restricting All Open Air and Recreational Fires iHeartRadio   Saugeen Shores, ON: At this time, the Fire Chiefs of Bruce County have enacted a full outdoor burning ban. This fire ban comes into effect... Read more >
COVID roundup: Case jump serves as reminder to stay put, Arra says The Owen Sound Times   The COVID-19 case total in Grey-Bruce increased by five Monday afternoon, bringing the total to 26, the largest local single-day increase. Dr.... Read more >
Mayor declares a state of emergency for Oshawa The Oshawa Express   Mayor Dan Carter has declared a local state of emergency for the City of Oshawa. This declaration is in response to health authorities indicating the next 14 days are... Read more >
City bans backyard fires, limits transit ridership The Sarnia Journal    Sarnia has banned all open burning including backyard campfires, fire pits and the burning of grass and other debris until further notice. The move is needed... Read more >
COVID-19 won't prevent hiring of Rangers Timmins The Daily Press   With much of the province now under a restricted fire zone, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is taking a cautious approach as forest fire season... Read more >
Provincial fire ban announcement does not apply to Wellington County The Wellington Advertiser    WELLINGTON COUNTY – Two local fire chiefs have clarified that province-wide fire restrictions do not affect Wellington County... Read more >