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Township Welcomes Fire Chief Lancaster, Ontario, June 11, 2014 – The Township of South Glengarry is pleased to welcome Vic Leroux as the Township’s new Fire Chief. Mr. Leroux will be stepping into the position full time, replacing... Read more >
Cambridge’s new fire chief: ‘It’s not a job, it’s a calling’ - CAMBRIDGE — Neil Main remembers his first shift like it was yesterday. It was nothing extraordinary, just a few car crashes. But he distinctly... Read more >
Smoke alarm was disconnected at scene of fatal house fire - Investigators say the senior citizen who died in a Lakeshore house fire last week had no early warning that the smoke and flames were closing in on her because of a disconnected smoke... Read more >
OPP identify deceased in fatal Lakeshore fire - OPP say a 74-year-old woman was the lone victim in a Lakeshore house fire on Tuesday. Sonya DeRose died in her home in the 1500 block of Essex County Road 22. The fire broke out just before 10:30 p.m.... Read more >
Man pronounced dead after CO leak at Scarborough high-rise - One man is dead and three others are being treated for minor injuries after a carbon monoxide leak was reported at a Scarborough high-rise Wednesday afternoon. It happened at an... Read more >
Enniskillen home severely damaged by propane explosion Leaking gas gathered in basement ENNISKILLEN -- A house severely damaged by a propane explosion Saturday in the hamlet of Enniskillen will likely have to be demolished, says Clarington... Read more >
Floating lanterns pose fire hazard in Newmarket - A pretty and potentially dangerous part of a local fireworks display has caused minor damage to at least one property. Monday night, as Newmarket resident Helga Schimanski sat in bed, fireworks... Read more >
Dryer fire causes $20,000 damage to Burlington home - A smoke alarm is being credited with waking residents of a northeast Burlington home and drawing their attention to a dryer fire. The Burlington Fire Department responded to a call at a Rome... Read more >
Carbon monoxide detector enforcement coming - Having a carbon monoxide detector is now mandatory in Ontario. Local fire crews are getting ready to beef up enforcement, but an awareness campaign will lead the way before any attempt is made to... Read more >
Fire Fighters Museum offers sneak peek into season - PORT HOPE - A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum was held on Thursday evening, May 15. The event was held as a "sneak peek" at what is to come... Read more >