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Few details about body found at 'suspicious fire' scene on Elmwood Avenue - CAMBRIDGE – Not much information has been released about a "suspicious fire" on Elmwood Avenue Tuesday morning. A body was discovered inside the two-... Read more >
Dryden fire chief Ken Kurz says he's confident their service will stand up. He's done comparisons with services across the north, and he says he likes what he sees. "Oh definitely. We got to study a number of communities that are like-... Read more >
Woman injured, animals killed in west end house fire - A house where a woman was injured and several animals were killed in a fire had no functioning smoke alarms, Toronto police say. Police said there are three smoke detectors installed in the... Read more >
Thunder Bay officials debate emergency services merger - City tried to merge police and fire administration about 15 years ago.  Some city councillors in Thunder Bay need convincing before they'll agree to look at merging fire and EMS... Read more >
Volunteer firefighters sought in Severn - Severn Fire and Emergency Services is recruiting volunteer firefighters for 2013-14 to serve four regional fire stations assisting Severn Township and several neighbouring communities. “Our... Read more >
New fire chief to be hired by end of November - Centre Hastings appoints new deputy fire chiefs - Hastings' firehall signalling the municipality's new fire chief. It may not be the vatican and this may not be a new pope, but the mystery... Read more >
LONDON, Ont. – One person is dead and two others are in critical condition in hospital following a massive fire Thursday at a high-rise apartment building that housed mostly senior residents. Deputy fire chief Jim Jessop confirmed that one... Read more >
City phasing out fire chief's job - Come 2014, Greater Sudbury will no longer have a fire chief.   Instead, the city is creating a new position – executive deputy chief of fire and paramedic services, a role to... Read more >
Chatham woman dies from injuries after fire - A 50-year-old Chatham woman has succumbed to injuries sustained in a fire last month. Chatham-Kent police say Evelyn Peltier died on Oct. 2 after the house fire on Park Street on Sept. 12 in Chatham. She... Read more >
Ontario, Canada to Adopt NFPA Professional Qualification Standards in 2014 - October 4, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced that Ontario, Canada will transition from the Ontario Fire... Read more >