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Fire at Scarborough recreation centre was accidental: OFM CP24   A stubborn fire at a Scarborough recreation centre that took crews 36 hours to fully extinguish was caused by some sort of electrical issue, investigators with the Office... Read more >
Mystery explosion damages 22 homes in Caledon Canadian Underwriter   Nearly two dozen homes were damaged after one fatal incident Sunday near Toronto.   An explosion demolished a house in Caledon, killing Joseph Westcott and... Read more >
Three Orillia firefighters injured after truck T-boned Barrie Today   Three Orillia firefighters received minor injuries after their pumper was struck by a vehicle while they were responding to a crash Tuesday morning. The firefighters... Read more >
Brantford fire department targets false alarms The Expositer   False alarms are going to be costly for repeat callers. At an estimates committee meeting this week, city councillors gave tentative approval to implementing a fee for... Read more >
Fire protection companies convicted for multiple fire code violations City News   The City of Toronto says fire safety companies tasked with conducting inspections at three properties in the city have been fined and put on probation for... Read more >
Fort Erie’s firefighters plunge into frigid water to prepare for ice emergencies Fort Erie Observer   On a weekend when most people were busy preparing for Super Bowl Sunday festivities, Fort Erie’s firefighters gave up... Read more >
One person dead after unexplained explosion demolishes house in Caledon, Ont. National Post   CALEDON, Ont. — A man has died and dozens were forced from their homes after an explosion completely demolished a house in Caledon, Ont... Read more >
West Elgin Fire Chief Announces Retirement The Municipal Information Network The Municipality of West Elgin 's Fire Chief Jeff Slater is retiring after thirty (30) years of exceptional public service. His last day as West Elgin's Fire... Read more >
Jet fuel cleanup along Highway 401 may take four weeks The Wellinton Advertiser PUSLINCH - It may take weeks to complete the cleanup of a jet fuel spill on Highway 401 in Puslinch.   The spill may have long-term effects not only in the... Read more >
Smoke alarms saved Scugog couple’s lives: Fire chief Durham Radio News   A man has a broken ankle, but Scugog Fire Chief Mark Berney says it could’ve been worse after a house fire in Scugog.   Fire crews were... Read more >