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Oakville urges drilling halt after close call - After averting a potential disaster, Oakville wants the Ontario government to immediately stop unregulated drilling for geothermal energy installations until rules are written to ensure public safety... Read more >
Lessons from Port Lambton Fire - St. Clair Township invests in mobile fire unit - St. Clair Township’s fire chief believes a new mobile unit will make the fire department more efficient.   When Chief Roy Dewhirst reviewed last year... Read more >
Firefighters' 24-hour shifts get close look - In the past few years, Clark County fire­fighters have seen their reputations tarnished amid accusations of abusing sick time, and they've responded by using 57,000 fewer hours. Now county... Read more >
Fatal Whitby blaze under investigation Fire Marshal's office won't comment if unit had working smoke alarms WHITBY -- The Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating after an early morning blaze took the lives of three people in Whitby.... Read more >
Honouring Andy Mac - A quarter century of service for Orangeville Fire Chief   Mayor Rob Adams presented Orangeville Fire Chief Andy Macintosh with a Fire Services Long Service Medal from the Fire Marshal of Ontario for 25 years of... Read more >
Talk of budget cut leaves fire chief fuming - Foster says service levels will have to be reduced to meet council’s target MIDLAND – Council will have to cut service levels if it hopes to keep the Midland Fire Department budget... Read more >
Burlington fire chief accepts provincial post.  Last day on job is Monday Burlington fire chief accepts provincial post. Burlington Fire Chief Shayne Mintz leaves his post Monday to take on a new position as Assistant Deputy Fire... Read more >
Man dies in Thunder Bay house fire - CBC News A 39-year-old man is dead after a house fire on Thunder Bay's south side Thursday morning. At about 4:30 a.m., firefighters were called to West Victoria Avenue and saw smoke coming from the eaves... Read more >
EMC news - The annual home smoke alarm inspection program in Arnprior will once again take place in the community, the town's fire department announced this week. The program will begin around the third week in April and will continue into May... Read more >