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Barrie family escapes tragedy - Dianne Kenney says she and her family are lucky to be alive after a carbon monoxide detector alerted them to a potentially deadly leak. “I smelt a smell coming from my furnace last night, didn't think... Read more >
Falling in icy Lake Ontario brings shock and pain:  Police say residents have been walking on ice with kids, pets.  NORTHUMBERLAND -- There is only shock and pain that comes from falling in the icy waters of Lake Ontario, according to... Read more >
Fire department warns of potential scam - The Fort Erie Fire Department is warning residents that several people claiming to be firefighters have tried to gain access to local homes. On Saturday, a concerned resident told the fire department... Read more >
Woman dead after Rockville house fire - ROCKVILLE–On Saturday, February 22 at 9:13 pm, the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified of a house fire located on Rockville Road. Officers arrived on scene, along with members of... Read more >
Retired Oshawa fire chief Gary “Hoop” Hooper dies - OSHAWA -- Oshawa firefighters will mourn one of their own at funeral services next week after the death of retired fire chief Gary “Hoop” Hooper. Mr. Hooper, 78, died... Read more >
Volunteer firefighters will vote Monday on joining a union - Ontario Labour Relations Board sets vote for Monday, Feb. 24 at two fire halls; ballots will be counted about 9 p.m.  (KAWARTHA LAKES) City of Kawartha Lakes volunteer... Read more >
New fire chief and deputy chief for Laurentian Valley Fire Department - Laurentian Valley Township's fire department has a new face at the helm. Tim Sutcliffe was recently named the new fire chief for the township, replacing John Primeau,... Read more >
Keep hydrants clear: Oakville Fire Department - The Oakville Fire Department is reminding people to clear snow and ice from fire hydrants on or near their property. In the event of a blaze, the hydrants must be visible and accessible so... Read more >
Smoke alarms saved family’s lives, fire department says - LaSalle’s fire chief says one lucky family owes their lives to smoke alarms that alerted them to a blaze tearing through their home. “As extensive as the damage was,... Read more >
Bystanders, fire chief, come to aid of man in medical emergency - Quick action by those first on scene help save sick man that went off the road on Little Britain Road Tuesday (Feb. 18) Medical emergency... Read more >