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New fire chief to be recommended to council - North Bay’s loss appears to be the Sault’s gain. SooToday has learned that Mike Figliola, deputy fire chief of the North Bay Fire Department, has resigned to accept the soon-to-be open chief... Read more >
New Essex Fire Chief - Rick Arnel has been named Fire Chief for the Town of Essex. Arnel comes after serving as Assistant Fire Chief for the Chatham-Kent Fire Service. He was also the Fire Chief of the Town of Tilbury. The new chief has no concerns... Read more >
London Fire Department with Partner Environics Analytics Wins Prestigious Canadian Marketing Association Award - The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) has honoured the London Fire Department (LFD) and its analytics partner Environics Analytics (... Read more >
Rural fire departments show importance of sprinkler systems - Rural fire departments in our region teamed up on Friday to show the importance of having a sprinkler systems when it comes to putting out fires. Watch Video A side-by-side burn was held... Read more >
ST. CATHARINES - Business owners must give their patrons a quick and easy way out of their buildings in case of an emergency, says St. Catharines Fire Chief Dave Wood. As residents gear up for the festive season with parties and functions at local... Read more >
Suicide prevention: Thunder Bay firefighters get safeTALK training - Emergency responders in Thunder Bay will learn more about suicide, as firefighters and support staff start safeTALK training on Tues. Dec 2. Thunder Bay's Deputy Fire Chief,... Read more >
Firefighter injured in blaze at Kanata housing co-op - One firefighter was injured after he fell through a floor as crews battled a fire at a small commercial building in Kanata early Saturday afternoon. Marc Messier of... Read more >
Woodstock fire department responds to home where they installed smoke detectors - WOODSTOCK - A William Street home, which the Woodstock Fire Department outfitted with fire detectors during Fire Prevention Week, put the alarms to good use Saturday... Read more >
Ontario Fire Marshal investigating after body found in burning vehicle in Leamington - Police are investigating after firefighters doused a car blaze in Leamington and found a body inside the burned-out wreckage. A passing motorist noticed a... Read more >
CK’s First Fire Chief Passes Away - Chatham-Kent firefighters are mourning the loss of the municipality’s first fire chief. Jim Anderson passed away Wednesday at the age of 71 after a long illness. Current Fire Chief Ken Stuebing... Read more >