Council wants to limit backyard fireworks to two days per year CollingwoodToday.ca   Collingwood council is changing the rules for backyard fireworks. The municipality’s elected officials have decided to limit consumer fireworks... Read more >
Weekend structure fire destroys garage, 2 outbuildings CTV   PRINCE TOWNSHIP — The Prince Township Volunteer Fire Department went into action last weekend to battle a structure fire -– the second in just over a month.... Read more >
Community rallying to help couple rebuild uninsured fire-damaged house The Sun Times   The goal for contractors, donors and volunteers is to make sure Andy McCaffrey and his wife Barb return to their Owen Sound home, hopefully by... Read more >
Construction worker dead after being trapped following house explosion in Toronto's east end CBC   A man is dead after an explosion in a house in Toronto's east end Sunday morning.  Emergency crews were called to... Read more >
Fire Suppression Training In Saugeen Shores BayshoreBroadcasting.com   A donation of a building to the fire department allowed them to set it on fire & train all week. The Saugeen Shores Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshal... Read more >
Fire ban lifted across county The Echo   A fire ban that has been in place across the four townships of  Haliburton County since July 7 has been lifted as of July 17. “The current risk of wildfire has reduced within our... Read more >
Fire Ban lifted for Jocelyn Township SooToday.com   NEWS RELEASE JOHNSON TOWNSHIP ************************* The Johnson Township Fire Chief has lifted the fire ban as of July 17, 2020. Please note that all burning in the... Read more >
LaSalle Fire Chief Retiring after 35 years AM800   After 35 years of service, LaSalle Fire Chief Dave Sutton has announced his retirement. According to a release from the town, Chief Sutton started his career in 1986 as a volunteer... Read more >
Buildings evacuated after crane smashes into office tower in downtown Toronto CP24   Three buildings in Toronto’s Entertainment District have been evacuated following a crane collapse. It happened shortly after 10 a.m. at a... Read more >
CHATHAM-KENT NAMES NEW ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF AM800   The Municipality of Chatham-Kent has a new Assistant Fire Chief. Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services has named Ken Labonte as the new assistant chief. He has held the role in... Read more >