Peterborough fire chief stepping down After 18 months on the job, chief announces he is leaving Peterborough to take on fire chief duties for Deep River Fire chief Doug Tennant Before coming to... Read more >
Homes with solar power in Uxbridge to get identification decals Fire department wants knowledge of alternate energy sources for fire defence Solar decals Shawn Cayley/Metroland UXBRIDGE --... Read more >
Make home sprinkler systems mandatory, says fire chief - Windsor Fire and Rescue Chief Bruce Montone wants the city to require the installation of sprinkler systems in all new homes. At the very least, he says smoke detection systems should be... Read more >
Bill could see CO detectors mandatory in homes - A law to make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in Ontario could clear another hurdle this week.   And for at least one family and for a lot of fire departments, the law is a personal... Read more >
Twitter, Facebook hot topics at fire safety conference - Fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference held this week in downtown Sudbury. Fire chiefs and emergency responders from across Ontario gathered in Sudbury on Thursday to discuss how... Read more >
Ajax fire chief battling cancer - Mark Diotte says ‘goal is to come back’ - AJAX -- On June 7, what Mark Diotte calls his “journey” began. It was on that day the Ajax fire chief was told he had cancer. Now, four... Read more >
Clarington firefighters roll out extra protection - Eyes of fire departments across Ontario will be on Clarington as local firefighters roll out a new program called ‘Think Ahead’, designed to protect the most vulnerable children in... Read more >
One person in hospital after fire - Kenora Fire and Emergency Services chief Warren Brinkman says one person is recovering, following a house fire. Extensive damage was caused to the building "There was a fire on Railway St. at... Read more >
Pickering fire chief retiring - Bill Douglas started with the department in 1971 - PICKERING -- When Bill Douglas started with the Pickering Fire Services (back then it was the fire department), Pierre Trudeau was three years into his job as... Read more >
CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS - Without the loud alarm that went off Saturday, Tom Moore believes he and wife Linda would have been dead.When he bought the carbon monoxide detectors three years ago "to keep the place safe" Tom Moore didn... Read more >