North Perth council raises more concerns over new burn bylaw Toronto Star   NORTH PERTH – The municipality has been working on updating the burn bylaw which has been in place since Sept. 17, 2001. On July 19, North Perth Fire... Read more >
Wheatley residents return home after second gas evacuation in two months Yahoo.com   Residents are finally filtering back into their homes and businesses after another gas leak on Wheatley’s main drag. Just two months after a... Read more >
Beach was deputy fire chief The Sault Star   Bonar Beach shared office space with horse harnesses at the old main fire hall and helped design the new hall that took its place in Sault Ste. Marie’s downtown.   The former... Read more >
Combine fire destroys shed in Clearview Township CTV News   BARRIE, ONT. -- Clearview Fire Chief Roree Payment tells CTV News a combine stored in a shed caught fire, destroying the building and several pieces of farm equipment and... Read more >
Fiddler shares frustrations with Ford TbNewsWatch.com Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler shared frustrations with Ontario Premier Doug Ford during his visit to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Fire Management Headquarters. THUNDER BAY... Read more >
First Female Fire Chief in Oxford County 104.7 HeartFM   Deanna Kirwin is making history as the very first female Fire Chief in Oxford County. She took over Zorra Fire and Emergency Services last week. ZORRA TOWNSHIP - The Township of... Read more >
First Nations-led emergency management plan handed to Ontario premier during Thunder Bay visit CBC News   In a whirlwind visit to Thunder Bay, Ontario Premier Doug Ford met with a handful of wildfire evacuees, First Nations... Read more >
Going digital: Port Fire Dept. leaving analogue behind Port Colborne The Leader   With a new digital emergency dispatch service on the horizon in Niagara, the older analogue system still used in Port Colborne will have to be scrapped.... Read more >
More fires, more smoke and more heat predicted for northern Ontario in the future CBC News   More fires, more smoke and more heat. Those are just a few of the things northern Ontario residents can expect in the future according to... Read more >
NDP MPP criticizes Ford for not calling state of emergency as wildfires burn across Northern Ontario CBC Radio   The MPP for one of the regions of northwestern Ontario covered in forest fires says racism is partly to blame for Premier... Read more >