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'Terrifying' number of Scugog homes don't have needed alarms Durham Region.com SCUGOG — Mark Berney just shakes his head. A sampling of homes visited by his Scugog firefighters so far this year have painted a frightening picture... Read more >
2nd fire erupts in North York hydro station CBC.ca A second fire broke out at a hydro station in North York that was engulfed in flames and left thousands without power over the weekend. Fire crews were called to the station, which is owned by... Read more >
Basement units lacking fire escapes an issue in Whitchurch-Stouffville York Region.com Tragedies waiting to happen. Serious situations within the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. Basement apartments lacking adequate fire escapes. It’s been... Read more >
Dozens of wildfires out of control in Ontario 100 Mile Free Press Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources says dozens of forest fires remain out of control, with the most pressing in the province’s northeast now measuring more than 82... Read more >
East Hawkesbury Fire Department receives oxygen masks for pets The Review.ca House pets in East Hawkesbury can breathe a bit easier now.  The township’s fire department now owns oxygen masks for cats and dogs rescued from burning... Read more >
Hydro station fire leads to explosions, leaves thousands without power in Toronto Global News.ca An overnight hydro station fire has left thousands of Toronto residents without power. Toronto Fire said they received a call for an incident at... Read more >
1 dead, 1 injured after apartment fire in Waterdown Global News.ca A person has died and a second person has been injured after an apartment fire in Waterdown early Friday. Hamilton Fire Department Chief David Cunliffe told reporters firefighters... Read more >
Alberta firefighter dies while battling Ontario wildfires CTV News.ca RED LAKE, Ont. -- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says an Alberta firefighter has died unexpectedly while he was helping fight wildfires in Ontario. In a statement Friday, Notley... Read more >
Fire Marshal to probe massive Cornwall blaze Cornwall Newswatch.com CORNWALL – Investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshal (OFM) will be on ground today (Friday) looking into the cause of last night’s massive blaze in the eastern... Read more >
Massive fire in Cornwall guts at least four buildings, one destroyed CTV News Ottawa A massive fire in Cornwall caused extensive damage to at least four buildings, including a furniture store. One of the buildings has been destroyed.  ... Read more >