Blind River fire leaves young family homeless ElliotLakeToday.com   A Blind River mother and her five-year-old son are homeless after a rental home was heavily damaged in an early morning fire. The fire occurred on April 28, fire chief... Read more >
Open-Air Burning Ban Remains in Effect for City and Province Sault Online   SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – April 30th, 2020 – Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services imposed a community wide open-air burn ban effective noon, March 23,... Read more >
Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services charge 21 with failing to heed open-air fire ban CBC   Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services say they have laid 21 charges against residents who continue to have open-air fires in the community. The Sault... Read more >
Scugog to lift spring burn ban on May 1 DurhamRegion.com   SCUGOG — Scugog will lift its annual spring burn ban on May 1. At the start of Monday evening’s council session, held electronically, Scugog fire Chief Mark Berney... Read more >
South Glengarry Fire Services deals with blaze scorching 15 acres Cornwall Standard Freeholder   WILLIAMSTOWN — A week after partially lifting its burn ban, South Glengarry Fire Services on Wednesday had to deal with a big blaze... Read more >
Brantford fire destroys 3 homes, causes 'upwards of $2M' in damage, chief says CBC   Three homes are destroyed after a fire broke out in Brantford early Wednesday morning. Acting fire Chief Todd Binkley said ... Read more >
Deputy chief: conditions right for grass fires Wellington Advertiser   MILTON – The Guelph-Eramosa fire department was called to assist the Milton fire department with a grass fire on Sideroad 25 east of 6th Line in Nassagaweya... Read more >
Fatal fires spike in Ottawa during pandemic CBC   Ottawa has had more fatal fires in the first four months of 2020 than in any of the past three years, according to the city's fire department. 2017, 2018 and 2019 each saw... Read more >
Former employee accused of fraud, charged with arson in Highland Pines fire Wellington Advertiser   CENTRE WELLINGTON – A former Highland Pines employee has been accused of fraud and also charged with arson in connection with a... Read more >
Man, 87, severely burned in fire The Recorder & Times   An 87-year-old Smiths Falls resident is in hospital after fire engulfed his seasonal home earlier this week. The local man received serious burns to his lower body and hands... Read more >