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No fireworks under a fire ban as per new by-law BradfordToday.ca   With the Victoria Day long weekend coming up, people may be considering setting off fireworks to celebrate, but a by-law amendment passed at Tuesday night’s... Read more >
Ottawa Fire urges fire safety after seven fire fatalities in four months CTV News   OTTAWA -- Ottawa’s fire chief is urging Ottawa residents to keep “fire safety top of mind” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven people... Read more >
Backyard fires allowed with proper burning device, says fire chief The Courier Press   The Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services chief wants to clarify the situation regarding backyard fires. “We have not implemented a fire... Read more >
Brampton Emergency Services seeing 6 per cent increase in residential fires BramptonGaurdian.com   Brampton’s emergency and fire responders are seeing an increase of residential fires since this time last year, according to fire... Read more >
False alarms account for nearly half the calls to TBM fire department CollingwoodToday.ca   The Town of the Blue Mountains (TBM) is hoping to reduce the number of false alarm calls made to its fire department. “One thing that is... Read more >
Fatal fires on the rise this year, Midland-Penetanguishene fire chief says OrilliaMatters.com   Since Jan. 1, fire fatalities across Ontario increased by 65 per cent compared to the same time last year, with 17 Ontarians dying in fires... Read more >
Fireworks fizzled out in Port Colborne Niagara Falls Review   Ahead of Victoria Day weekend would normally be prime season for fireworks sales in Port Colborne, but this year the pandemic has put a lid on those plans. The Port Colborne... Read more >
Grimsby updates bylaws regarding Grimsby Fire Department, regulating and prohibiting the sale of fireworks NiagaraThisWeek.com   Grimsby updated the bylaw governing the Grimsby Fire Department as well the bylaw prohibiting and... Read more >
WINDSOR ANNOUNCES VULNERABLE PERSONS REGISTRY FOR THOSE WHO NEED AN EXTRA HAND AM800   The City of Windsor announced a new system Wednesday to help those who may need extra assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation. The ... Read more >
Build an emergency kit and #PrepareYourSelfie this week OrilliaMatters.com   NEWS RELEASE PENETANGUISHENE FIRE DEPARTMENT/MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ************************* The Penetanguishene Fire Department and Midland Fire... Read more >