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Fire ban lifted in Elliot Lake, Blind River SooToday.com   Fire Chief John Thomas and Fire Chief Ken Raymond announced today that due to improved fire conditions and lower fire ratings from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry... Read more >
Kingston Fire and Rescue appoints first female deputy fire chief The Kingston Whig Standard   Kingston Fire and Rescue has appointed a 26-year veteran of the department as its new deputy fire chief, the first woman to hold the position... Read more >
The spark that didn't catch: Windsor city council turns down fire pit pilot CBC   As complaints over backyard fires spike, Windsor city council turned down a pilot project and city bylaw that would more closely regulate outdoor... Read more >
Thorold fire being investigated as possible arson The Standard   Niagara Regional Police and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office are investigating, after a fire caused extensive damage to a home in rural Thorold, Sunday morning.... Read more >
Three words to save a life The Oshawa Express   With just three words, firefighters in Oshawa can now locate those in distress much quicker. The what3words app allows firefighters to precisely pin down where a person is located in an... Read more >
House explodes near Point Pelee in Leamington CBC   Leamington Fire officials say a house exploded on Marentette Beach on Sunday.  At about 5:40 p.m., OPP, EMS and Leamington fire responded to a blaze on Marentette Beach Road... Read more >
London fire officials probe damaging blaze at vacant Richmond St. home London Free Press   London fire inspectors are investigating a Monday morning fire that severely damaged a vacant home near the Western University gates on Richmond... Read more >
Flood in Napanee nursing home spares living spaces The Expositor   A flood in the basement of a Greater Napanee nursing home on Saturday morning didn’t affect residents of the facility. More than 1.2 metres of water was... Read more >
Fireworks over fireworks: Fire chief clears the air on issue BarrieToday.com   This past Sunday, the floating dock in front of the Barrie Rowing Club (BRC) and the Barrie Canoe and Kayak Club (BCKC) was damaged when someone stuck ... Read more >
Cause of city fire 'undetermined,' fundraiser helping family The Sun Times   The cause of Wednesday’s house fire in Owen Sound is “undetermined,” Owen Sound Fire Chief Doug Barfoot said. He wouldn’t... Read more >