City finding another revenue source with growth in fire dispatch services BarrieToday.com   Barrie’s fire dispatch services could become a kind of cash cow. City council gave approval Monday to add more communications staff so... Read more >
COVID outbreak at Barrie Fire headquarters nearing its end, chief says BarrieToday.com   A COVID-19 outbreak at Barrie Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters, Station 1, in late November, is expected to be declared over on Monday.... Read more >
Fire Chief guides False Alarm Bylaw through Council RenfrewToday.ca   False Alarms can not only be a time-consuming process for members of a municipal fire department, Renfrew Fire Chief Kevin Welsh says they can also take away from... Read more >
Fire department funding formula result of lengthy effort, says Armour reeve NorthBayNipissing.com   A recent agreement between South Almaguin municipalities on a fire department funding model that will also secure training across... Read more >
Fire department responds to downtown blaze SooToday.com   Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services responded to a downtown fire shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday. The blaze was in a building near the department's downtown fire hall and Queen... Read more >
Gravenhurst firefighters battle bitter cold and massive cottage fire CTV   BARRIE, ONT. -- A morning fire destroyed a cottage that was under construction in Gravenhurst Friday. Fire officials say the blaze broke out before 7 a.m. on... Read more >
Thunder Bay Extends Outdoor Burning Limits NetNewsLedger   Starting on December 17, 2020, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue will extend the outdoor burning hours from 12 pm to 12am daily until May 1, 2021. The current outdoor burning hours are 5... Read more >
7 Markham firefighters test positive for COVID-19 FlamboroughReview.com   Seven members of Markham Fire and Emergency Services have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement issued by the city, three firefighters are... Read more >
Crews battle blaze in Pain Court Chatham Daily News   While there were fortunately no injuries reported, Chatham-Kent firefighters spent several hours battling a massive blaze that engulfed a Pain Court home Wednesday afternoon. Crews... Read more >
Heating system likely to blame for evac of Kelly Lake Rd. apartment building Sudbury.com   Residents of a Kelly Lake Road apartment building are back in their homes after the structure was evacuated this morning due to a carbon monoxide... Read more >