Fire Chief tells moving story of what led him to be a firefighter Soo Today   Each of our Sault firefighters will tell you what inspired him to become involved in such a noble yet dangerous profession, but Peter Johnson, Sault Fire... Read more >
Sarnia fire chief retiring The Observer   Sarnia’s fire chief has announced he’s retiring. John Kingyens is leaving the service this summer, the city announced late last week. Kingyens has more than 26 years with the... Read more >
Damage estimated at more than $300K after fire tears through Grimsby family home CBC   Damage is being estimated at around $300,000 after a fire ripped through a family home in Grimsby. Fire crews were dispatched to the single-... Read more >
South Glengarry fire utilizes drones Seaway News   SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario – For approximately a year now, fire crews in South Glengarry have been using Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) to assist with emergency response and... Read more >
Woman injured, dog dies in Wellington Street South fire The Hamilton Spectator   A woman was treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after a multiple-alarm fire on Wellington Street South overnight. Several people and dogs were... Read more >
2 injured, including firefighter, in Parkdale rooming house fire Global News   Toronto firefighters say two people were injured in an early morning fire at a Parkdale rooming house Saturday. Capt. David Eckerman told Global News... Read more >
Chatham-Kent mayor declares localized state of emergency amid flood fears Catham Daily News   LIGHTHOUSE COVE — With a massive ice jam clogging the mouth of the Thames River, backing up water, Chatham-Kent desperately needs help... Read more >
Scugog to seek province's help to recoup costs of attending accident scenes Port Perry Star   SCUGOG — Scugog will now be able to turn to the province for help in recovering some of the costs associated with attending... Read more >
Uxbridge Fire steps up enforcement of fire code violations Uxbridge Times Journal   UXBRIDGE — Residents without a working fire alarm can expect to face a fine as the fire department steps up fire code enforcement. Fire departments... Read more >
Crews battling four-alarm fire in Chinatown CP24   Crews are working to stamp out a four-alarm fire that broke out at a commercial building in Chinatown this morning. Firefighters responded shortly before 10 a.m. after a fire broke out on... Read more >