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650 Parliament damage ‘the worst I have seen for that type of fire,’ deputy fire chief says Toronto Star   A high-ranking official with Toronto’s fire department says the fire at 650 Parliament St. last summer has... Read more >
Cornwall deputy fire chief hired Cornwall Newswatch   CORNWALL – A deputy fire chief from the City of Barrie will be the new deputy fire chief for Cornwall. Jeff Weber will be starting in his new role on Monday, March 11, 2019.... Read more >
Early morning fire destroys concrete, construction business in Campbellford Global News   Fire destroyed a longtime concrete and landscaping business in Campbellford early Wednesday morning. Firefighters were called around 12:20 a.m.... Read more >
In the wake of deadly Halifax blaze, fire professionals call for sprinklers in all new homes Toronto Star   HALIFAX—The deaths of seven children in a house fire last week underscore the need for fire sprinklers in all new... Read more >
Firefighters get money for critical paging system CBC   Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) is getting nearly $1.8 million to replace a critical communication system that the chief says is barely hanging on. The department's proposed... Read more >
Owner of Hamilton home where mom and children died in blaze convicted of fire code offences The Hamilton Spectator   The owner of a north Hamilton home where a mother and two of her children were killed in a fire two and a half years... Read more >
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 >