New fire chief hired from Malahide Toronto Star   STRATHROY-CARADOC - HR staff announced the hiring of a new fire chief on Monday, 3 May 2021, as current chief Brian George approaches retirement in June. The new hire is Brent Smith, who... Read more >
Recruitment an issue for the fire service The North Grenville Times   In a very detailed annual report to Council, Fire Chief John Okum, Director of Emergency & Protective Services for North Grenville, discussed a potentially... Read more >
Woodstock fire department offers tips as cooking fires on the rise Woodstock Sentinel Review   The Woodstock Fire Department is offering residents some tips to avoid cooking fires after responding to a kitchen fire Tuesday night.... Read more >
Elm Street fully reopened as early morning fire deemed suspicious Sudbury.com   Greater Sudbury Police have reopened Elm Street in both directions.   An early morning fire saw the roadway closed to allow Greater Sudbury Fire... Read more >
Fire at Elizabeth Fry building treated as possible arson The Sudbury Star   An early-morning fire at a downtown agency that assists vulnerable women has been deemed suspicious. Greater Sudbury Fire Services were called to the blaze at... Read more >
Firefighters put out Smithy's welding shop fire in Muskoka Lakes ParrySound.com   A fire at a welding shop in Muskoka Lakes off Highway 169 was extinguished Tuesday afternoon, May 11. Muskoka Lakes fire Chief Ryan Murrell said... Read more >
Kitchen fire doused quickly in city apartment Monday The Sun Times   Owen Sound firefighters contained a fire to the kitchen area of a second-floor westside apartment Monday afternoon. The fire started on the kitchen countertop of the... Read more >
Oshawa Fire Services getting financial support from province The Oshawa Express   Oshawa Fire Services is getting some financial support from the province as it continues to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. MPP Lindsey... Read more >
Unattended cooking causes more than $100,000 damage in St. Catharines The Welland Tribune   St. Catharines Fire and Emergency Services is reminding residents to stay focused in the kitchen. This comes after a fire on Sunday evening... Read more >
Welland property owner convicted, fined $8,000 for Ontario Fire Code violations Welland Tribune   The owner of an Ontario Road building in Welland has been convicted and fined for Ontario Fire Code violations. In 2019, Welland Fire and... Read more >