Firefighters get respite from lightning strikes Northern News.ca NORTH BAY - No lightning was recorded across the Northeast region of Ontario, a good sign for firefighters hoping to get a handle on 53 active fires in the area as of Tuesday night.... Read more >
Ontario’s fire marshal investigates cause of downtown Hamilton blaze Global News.ca Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal is looking for the cause of a multiple alarm fire near Hess Village in Hamilton. The first call came in just... Read more >
Owner of Port Colborne property destroyed in deadly fire fined Niagara This Week.com One of the two owners of a Port Colborne rental house where four members of a family were killed in a fire in late 2016 has been convicted under the Ontario Fire... Read more >
UPDATED: Busy stretch for firefighters Recorder.ca It was a busy span for Elizabethtown-Kitley firefighters, who responded to two major fires less than 12 hours apart Tuesday to Wednesday. A barn fire on Baker Road in Toledo, which reportedly... Read more >
Fire Chief John deHooge retires after 35-year career The IFP.ca One of John deHooge’s most memorable days as a firefighter was attending a call where a home had been completely decimated, and the lady who lived there was trying to find her... Read more >
Haliburton County fire ban still on despite rain The Haliburton County Echo.ca The Highlands needs more than yesterday's downpour to end the fire ban, said Dysart fire chief Mike Iles. Iles said he would prefer up to three days of steady rain... Read more >
Temagami Forest Fire Situation – UPDATE 9:10 a.m. Wawa-news.com The festival is postponed due to the Evacuation Alert in the Municipality of Temagami and continuing fire conditions in the region. Temagami’s largest campground Finlayson... Read more >
Cigarette blamed for million-dollar blaze at Leamington produce plant Windsor Star.com LEAMINGTON — A discarded cigarette likely started the fire that caused $2.3 million in damages at a produce plant on the weekend, Leamington Fire... Read more >
Crews battle to contain wildfires The Whig.com SHARBOT LAKE — Hot, dry conditions have firefighters working to stay on top of wildfires in Frontenac County north of Kingston. Firefighters from Central Frontenac Township, supported by a... Read more >
Fire at Toronto’s Old City Hall was deliberately set, officials say Global News.ca Toronto police are investigating a one-alarm fire at Toronto’s Old City Hall that officials say was deliberately set on Monday evening. Toronto Fire... Read more >