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Aylmer fire calls down in 2020, property dollar loss at record high Toronto Star   Though calls to Aylmer Fire Department hit a ten-year low in 2020, a few residential fires contributed to a record high property dollar loss from fire... Read more >
Council supports grant application by Bluewater fire department Clinton News Record   Bluewater’s fire department could receive a boost to its training efforts if a recent grant application is successful. Councillors unanimously... Read more >
Heating up: Collingwood residents will require a new fire permit for the 2021 season Simcoe.com   Three things that happened at council committee: 1. At the March 29 corporate and community services meeting, fire Chief Ross Parr... Read more >
New bylaw ensures fire dept. recovers costs from insurance payouts CollingwoodToday.ca   Collingwood’s fire chief is proposing a new town bylaw that will ensure the fire department can collect its share of an insurance claim to... Read more >
New fire chief for Aylmer Toronto Star   Aylmer has appointed Todd McKone as the new fire chief and emergency services director, scheduled to begin on April 6.. “I am extremely excited to start working with Aylmer Council, the... Read more >
Parry Sound hosts largest mutual aid training session ever ParrySound.com   Firefighters from across the Parry Sound area spent their weekend learning valuable skill sets at the largest co-ordinated joint training session ever. Members... Read more >
Pet parrot dies in Normandale house fire Simcoe Reformer   NORMANDALE – An electrical malfunction has been cited in a fire in Normandale Wednesday that left a family pet dead. The Norfolk County Fire Department reports the alarm... Read more >
Province-wide fire ban 'not necessary' right now SooToday.com   As Ontario readies for forest fire season, a province-wide outdoor fire ban is "not necessary" right now. Wildland fire season starts April 1 and runs... Read more >
WELLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ASKS RESIDENTS TO BE RESPECTFUL WITH BACKYARD FIRES iHeartRadio   The Welland Fire Department is asking residents to be respectful as more people begin enjoying backyard fires again. Open-air fires are allowed... Read more >
Welland man suffers critical injuries in apartment building fire The Standard   A 55-year-old Welland man was in critical but stable condition following an apartment fire Wednesday morning. Niagara Regional Police and Welland Fire and... Read more >