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Asking the Province to protect Double Hatters - The stand of the International Association of Fire Fighters against “Double-Hatters” - those of its members employed as full-time firefighters in one jurisdiction, and as volunteer... Read more >
Carbon monoxide detectors now mandatory in Ontario homes - Nearly all Ontario homes are now required to have carbon monoxide detectors. As of Wednesday, CO detectors will be mandatory by law in every home in Ontario with a fuel burning... Read more >
Man dies in house fire - The family of a man who died in a house fire near Tupperville Sunday has requested to keep his identity confidential. Chatham-Kent police said Wednesday the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but they would... Read more >
$1 million fire in downtown Fort Erie - A family-owned dry cleaning business in Fort Erie was gutted by fire Sunday night. Nine trucks and more than three dozen Fort Erie firefighters battled the intense blaze on Jarvis St. in downtown that was... Read more >
1 dead after Mississauga fire - Peel police are investigating after a suspicious fire claimed the life of a female in Mississauga. The blaze broke out around 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Quality Inn on Britannia Road East, near Hurontario Street.... Read more >
Derrick Little is Stirling's new fire chief - Stirling – There's a new chief in town. Fire chief, that is. Derrick Little, a Stirling resident who is originally from Belleville, was recently chosen as the new fire chief of the... Read more >
Ingersoll town council considering resolution to support full-time firefighters who want to volunteer at rural departments - They’re called “double-hatters” – firefighters who work a full-time position in one department... Read more >
New radio transmitters boost communication among fire, police, transit - Sudbury's fire, police and public transportation services are getting a technology upgrade. The idea is to get the three city departments communicating more clearly... Read more >
Clarington takes lead with EpiPens - Few know more than firefighters that seconds truly count in a medical emergency. It is with this in mind that Clarington fire officials will soon be equipping their emergency response vehicles with... Read more >
Central Huron Considers Full Time Fire Chief - Central Huron council is thinking about making the position of Fire Chief a full-time one. But after much discussion at last night’s meeting, councillors determined a final decision should be... Read more >