High heat leads to prime forest fire conditions TbNewsWatch.com DRYDEN, Ont. – Fire restrictions have not been put in place for Thunder Bay, but a spokesperson for the Ministry of Natural Resources is pleading with the public to do their... Read more >
Skene retiring as Kenora fire chief after decades of service The Graphic   After six years in the position and a total of 27 years as a firefighter, City of Kenora Fire and Emergency Services Chief Todd Skene will be officially heading... Read more >
Vaughan appoints new fire chief after departure of former chief to Mississauga YorkRegion.com   Months after Vaughan fire chief Deryn Rizzi left the city for pastures new in Mississauga, 'the city above Toronto' has appointed... Read more >
'We found flames coming out of the window': Barrie firefighters tackle downtown fire Thursday morning CTV News   BARRIE, ONT. -- A fire broke out early Thursday morning in a downtown Barrie apartment that caused damage to a... Read more >
Eight new forest fires in Northwestern Ontario TbNewsWatch.com   DRYDEN, Ont. — Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry firefighters are working to put out eight new forest fires in Northwestern Ontario.   Four of... Read more >
Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department awarded public education grant Muskoka Region.com   The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department was awarded a fire prevention and public education grant on June 24. The grant, awarded by... Read more >
New Fire Chief encouraging young women to consider career in firefighting QuinteNews.com   Belleville’s new fire chief has blazed a trail for women firefighters and she hopes a program she started will make its way to the... Read more >
‘Backyard’ fireworks can be dangerous cautions fire chief BayToday.ca   'Simple sparklers burn extremely hot (1200 F) and can ignite clothing, cause blindness and 3rd-degree burns – they are not safe for... Read more >