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Firefighters will carry kits to combat overdoses Bay Today.ca The North Bay Fire Department has partnered with the Health Unit to put Naloxone on firefighting apparatus in response to the ongoing opioid crisis in the province.  "Our... Read more >
Property owners plead guilty to fire code violations after fatal Etobicoke blaze CBC.ca Two property owners have pleaded guilty to multiple violations of the Ontario Fire Code as well as a Planning Act violation for a fire at an unlicensed... Read more >
After nationwide search, Ottawa's deputy named new fire chief Ottawa Sun A familiar face has been tapped to be Ottawa’s new fire chief. After a nationwide search for a leader to replace Chief Gerry Pingitore, who retired in April, the... Read more >
City to charge property owners’ insurers for fire services Insurance Business Canada The city of Port Colborne in southern Ontario has chosen to invoice property owners’ insurance companies directly for fire services rendered to... Read more >
Fire officials offer safety advice as students head back to school CBC.ca   Toronto Fire Services is encouraging students who are headed back to school in September, and are moving into off-campus homes, to practise fire safety and... Read more >
Trenton fire victim dies in hospital The Intelligencer A Trenton man has died of injuries suffered in an Aug. 23 fire – and in an attempt to prevent further deaths, the city’s firefighters are stepping up efforts to ensure area homes... Read more >
Legalized marijuana prompts drug-related explosion, fire warning The London Free Press Blasts that have demolished houses, killed and seriously injured people.   And now, with marijuana legalization around the corner, a worry from fire... Read more >
Investigation underway into cause of deadly Kitchener house explosion Global News.ca Testing is underway at the site of the house explosion in Kitchener, but fire officials say that we may not have answers as to the cause until this weekend.... Read more >
Woman dead, man airlifted to hospital after house explosion in south Kitchener CBC.ca A woman is dead and a man has been airlifted to hospital after a house explosion in Kitchener, Ont. Emergency crews were called to a home on Sprucedale Crescent... Read more >
Toronto fire chief says 6-alarm high-rise blaze extinguished, up to 1,500 people displaced Global News.ca Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg says a six-alarm fire at a high-rise building in the St. James Town neighbourhood has been extinguished... Read more >