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A 5% cut to Cornwall's emergency, protective services means job losses and service reductions Cornwall Standard-Freeholder The heads of the Cornwall police, the fire department and the bylaw enforcement office all say there is no way to cut... Read more >
Fire damages student highrise under construction in Little Italy CBC News A highrise apartment building under construction in Ottawa's Little Italy neighbourhood caught fire Monday. The fire started at about 11:35 a.m. Monday morning in a... Read more >
In the wake of terrible tragedy SWOX firefighters have partnered with Sprucehaven Farm to educate others about barn fire prevention on May 19th Woodstock Sentinel-Review It was heartbreaking to hear of the deaths of so many fine animals at one time... Read more >
Fired up: Why Ottawa's deputy fire chief wants builders to use less flammable materials CBC News As the Ontario Fire Marshal's office investigates the cause of a Stittsville house fire in mid-April that left two firefighters with... Read more >
Fire departments transitioning to NFPA qualification standards Brock Citizen Brock Township Fire Chief Rick Harrison says all of his firefighters are properly trained before they are ever allowed on a fire truck. They just don’t have a piece... Read more >
Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes The London Free Press London’s deputy fire chief is sounding the alarm on careless smoking and contraband tobacco after both were blamed for two blazes this week that injured two people... Read more >
‘It’s always a good idea to talk about fire safety’: Barrie’s deputy fire chief CTV News Two separate fires in Barrie over the past several weeks have left 103 people in the city displaced. The cause of the devastating fire... Read more >
City hopes to have new fire chief hired by summer The London Free Press With the job posting for London’s new fire chief now closed, the city says it hopes to have the high-profile position filled by the summer. The city brought in a Toronto-... Read more >
Downtown Kenora fire leaves close to 20 homeless Kenora Daily Miner and News No cause for the fire that ripped through an apartment complex on Matheson Street in the early morning hours of April 20 has been established yet, which Kenora fire chief... Read more >
Man and woman dead after townhouse fire in Mississauga CTV News A man and woman are dead after a barbecue exploded inside the garage of a townhome in Mississauga on Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to a townhome in the South Millway and... Read more >