JEFF MCCORMICK MOVING FROM ACTING CHIEF TO CHIEF OF ST. CATHARINES FIRE iheartradio.ca   After more than two years serving as 'acting fire chief' St. Catharines Council has officially named Jeff McCormick as the head of the... Read more >
McCormick officially named St. Catharines fire chief stcatharinesstandard.ca   St. Catharines Fire Chief Jeff McCormick after being named deputy chief in June 2017. - Bob Tymczyszyn , Torstar file photo After more than two years at... Read more >
  ORILLIA GAS LINE REPAIRS TAKING LONGER THAN EXPECTED barrie360.com Fixing a broken gas line in Orillia is taking longer than first thought.   “Last night, where the leak started from, there was an attempt at patching the... Read more >
Overtime for firefighters under review theobserver.ca Sarnia’s fire overtime budget is increasing by about $365,000 in 2020, as the service and city try to get a grip on yearly overruns.   The service – $867,000 was... Read more >
Windsor firefighters want to carry naloxone windsorstar.com As the debate rages over whether Windsor police should carry naxolone, local firefighters have been pushing for more than a year for permission to carry the life-saving antidote for... Read more >
No refunds: Blue Mountains won’t rebate hiker who was billed $9,500 for rescue simcoe.com   Blue Mountains town hall - Metroland File Photo The Town of the Blue Mountains sent a hiker who was injured this past August a $9,500... Read more >
Woman found unconscious during apartment fire airlifted with serious injuries barrie.ctvnews.ca BARRIE --   One person suffered serious injuries after a fire broke out on Tuesday morning at the Collingwood Gables apartment complex on... Read more >
Toronto Raptors team up with firefighters to 'keep the fire on the court' toronto.ctvnews.ca     TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors have teamed up with Toronto Fire Services to protect families from fire and carbon monoxide... Read more >
Wawa hotel, house fires branded suspicious saultstar.com Wawa Volunteer Fire Department responds to a blaze at a vacant motel, formerly known as the Pine Wood Inn, on Highway 17, about two kilometres from the community. Provided by Jody Ward... Read more >
SO FAR, SO GOOD FOR LASALLE'S EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM iheartradio.ca LaSalle's Fire Chief is pleased with town's emergency alert system.   Dave Sutton says the system was launched about two years ago and only a couple... Read more >