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New South Stormont fire chief puts focus on prevention, training - South Stormont has a new fire chief. Although his first working day was Sept. 2, Chief Gilles Crepeau was made official at Monday night's council meeting when the bylaw to... Read more >
24 people displaced by $4.2M fire in south Ottawa - Twenty-four residents of a south-end apartment building have been displaced following a fire that caused an estimated $4.2M damage in Findlay Creek. Firefighters were called to the 12-unit building... Read more >
Portions of ceiling in Elgin Mall in St. Thomas gave way Saturday morning, forcing mall evacuation - Three hours after being evacuated Saturday morning due to fears of a ceiling collapse, Elgin Mall re-opened for business shortly after noon.... Read more >
Fire destroys dairy barn; Damage estimated at $1.5 million - GUELPH-ERAMOSA - Township fire chief John Osborne said five area fire departments and about 35 firefighters were called to a fire on Tuesday that destroyed a barn on Wellington Road 29,... Read more >
Adjala-Tosorontio names new fire chief - ADJALA-TOSORONTIO - Veteran Adjala-Tosorontio firefighter Ralph Snyder will be the township’s new fire chief. Snyder has previously served as the deputy chief, assistant district chief for Station... Read more >
Alarm saves family - THUNDER BAY - Firefighters say a local family escaped an overnight  house fire without serious injury thanks to working smoke alarms. There were more than five people sleeping in a duplex on Redwood Avenue when the fire... Read more >
Fire Fighters Museum might leave Port Hope - PORT HOPE - Ken Burgin, past chair of the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum Board, dropped a bombshell on Port Hope council this week when he revealed that the 30-year fixture may move to... Read more >
Stirling still looking for a new fire chief - The municipality of Stirling-Rawdon has gotten one step closer to hiring a new Fire Chief. Officials say they have received 25 applications for the job. The resumes have come in from all over Canada... Read more >
Barrie Fire Service appoints new deputy chief - Burlington Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Weber will be packing his gear and headed for Barrie at the end of September. Weber will oversee fire prevention tasks.He was hired Monday night to replace the... Read more >
Injury in Campbellford fire - A middle-aged man was seriously hurt in an apartment fire in Campbellford yesterday. Flames broke out in an older wood frame building around 11 a.m. yesterday. Damage was contained to just the one apartment unit on... Read more >