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North Stormont nixes fire suppression bylaw for turbines-- for now Standard-Freeholder BERWICK — The majority of the North Stormont council voted in favour of receiving a report from its chief administrative officer (CAO) on Tuesday and in... Read more >
UPDATE: Ontario Fire Marshal on scene of Belleville boat fires QuinteNews   Ontario Fire Marshal investigators and Belleville Police are looking into what caused two boats to catch fire in Belleville’s Victoria Harbour ... Read more >
Late night house fire in Hanover Clinton News Record   The Hanover Fire Department was called to a house fire at 445 11th Street at nearly midnight on Aug. 29. There were no injuries, as no one was inside the house at the time of... Read more >
NO INJURIES REPORTED FOLLOWING RAMARA PLANE CRASH Barrie360   A plane crash was reported in Ramara Township late Tuesday afternoon, but it appears the pilot was able to walk away from it. Ramara Township Fire Chief Tony Stong tells... Read more >
Rescue mission goes awry as Kingsville Fire boat capsizes, strands firefighters CBC   A call to rescue three Americans whose boat overturned in Lake Erie Monday became a rescue mission for the firefighters themselves after the... Read more >
The County getting new Deputy Fire Chief Quinte News   Prince Edward County has a new Deputy Fire Chief. On Monday, Tim Kraemer will begin his new role. Kraemer has lived in The County for 20 years, spending nearly 11 of them with the... Read more >
House fire sparked by lightning in Aurora CP24   No injuries have been reported after a house was struck by lightning in Aurora on Monday morning, York Regional Police say. Just before 4 a.m., police and fire crews responded to a house... Read more >
Man and dog rescued near canal weir in Port Colborne The Standard   A kayaker from out of town who had to be rescued from the Welland Canal weir in Port Colborne Sunday had “no idea” he was headed somewhere he shouldn’... Read more >
Working smoke alarm 'saved a life' in Georgian Bay Twp CTV   BARRIE, ONT. -- Georgian Bay fire officials are crediting smoke alarms for helping one person escape a house fire. Firefighters were called to an address on Honey... Read more >
Fire ‘would have been a lot bigger’ in a matter of minutes: Petrolia chief The Observer   PETROLIA – There were no injuries after a fire started Saturday morning inside the unattended kitchen of a Petrolia apartment... Read more >