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Oshawa’s Firefighter of the Year Award goes to 28 year veteran Durham Radio News   Oshawa Fire Services (OFS) has named Captain and Acting Platoon Chief Brian Hoard as the city’s ‘firefighter of the year’. Hoard... Read more >
Restaurant kitchen fire closes businesses in Pickering plaza DurhamRegion.com   PICKERING — A fire that started in the kitchen of a Pickering restaurant has closed all businesses in the plaza at Krosno Boulevard and Liverpool Road... Read more >
ANALYSIS: Abundance of rain brings tepid start to grass fire season SouthWesternOntario.ca   The hissing and sizzling of farm land giving way to plumes of smoke billowing under a hard sun is so predictable for rural, volunteer fire... Read more >
Early morning school bus fire, explosion rattles Lucas neighbours The London Free Press   London police and firefighters are investigating after a school bus caught fire at a school in the city’s north-east end, causing an... Read more >
Fire destroys mobile home in Springwater CTV News   Fire destroyed a mobile home in Springwater Township Thursday night. Crews from the Springwater and Essa fire departments responded to the blaze at the Reflections RV Park on County... Read more >
New procedure to reduce unnecessary firefighter dispatch Wellington Advertister   BRUCEDALE – Guelph-Eramosa council agreed on June 17 to a new tiered response procedure for fire departments in Wellington County and Guelph that is... Read more >
Oshawa firefighters show off their skills The Oshawa Express   Oshawa Fire Services recently provided an inside look at their operations with a demonstration of a live fire training exercise. The early-morning exercise took place at an... Read more >
SDG hires consultant to help with new radio system The Standard-Freeholder   To determine the cost of a county-wide radio communication and paging network, SDG council will hire an independent consultant. Council approved the release... Read more >
Thorold council notebook: additions to fire department, Station 1 and Clairmont Street safety NiagaraThisWeek.com   Pickup addition to Thorold Fire Department Last month, council approved Thorold Fire Department for a new pickup truck... Read more >
Honouring Lennoxville Firefighters The Record   With the closing of the fire station in downtown Lennoxville on May 27, the City of Sherbrooke and its fire department held a reception last Saturday to honour the dedicated service since... Read more >