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City requests changes to provincial legislation to address fire safety during the construction of tall wood buildings City of Oshawa News Release   Oshawa City Council is requesting that the Province of Ontario change legislation for... Read more >
London and fire fighters ratify new collective agreement CBC   The City of London and the London Professional Fire Fighters Association (LPFFA) have ratified a collective agreement for the next five years. "We are pleased to reach... Read more >
Woman dies following fatal apartment fire in Bradford: police Global   A 72-year-old woman has died following a fatal apartment fire in Bradford that took place Tuesday evening, police say. At about 8:15 p.m., South Simcoe police... Read more >
Amherstburg invests in emergency services on Boblo Island CTV   The Town of Amherstburg is investing in added emergency services to enhance response times on Boblo Island. A service gap was identified in the winter of 2017 when the... Read more >
Firefighters battled massive blaze at landfill on Christian Island CTV   Firefighters spent hours battling a massive, stubborn blaze at a landfill on Christian Island that broke out on Sunday. Crews spent all night fighting the flames... Read more >
Stoney Creek home destroyed by early morning fire CHCH   A home in Stoney Creek has suffered extensive damage after a fire broke out Tuesday morning. Crews were called to a kitchen fire in a house at 658 Highway 8 around 7:12 a.m. The... Read more >
Woman in critical condition after apartment fire in Bradford BarrieToday.com   Bradford firefighters were called to a blaze at an apartment building at 33 Centre St., at around 8:15 p.m., Tuesday night. One woman was... Read more >
Biggest compliment for firefighter: 'You saved my life' Simcoe Reformer   Dave Thomson has a vivid memory from his career as a volunteer firefighter with Fire Station No. 3 in Waterford. “As a captain, I was in on a... Read more >
NO OPEN FIRES: Burn ban declared due to dry conditions Ottawa Sun   As of Monday, a ban on all open burning is in effect for the entire City of Ottawa to prevent sparking out-of-control fires in tinder-dry conditions. Any permits for... Read more >
Grace United Church struck by lightning twice, and second bolt caused the fire Sudbury.com   Grace United Church was struck by lightning not just once but twice on Wednesday, and that second bolt of lightning is likely what caused a... Read more >