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One man confirmed dead in Junction Triangle fire - A man in his 40s who recently moved in to a Dupont St. rooming house died early Sunday morning after a two-alarm fire broke out on the second floor of the semi-detached house. Toronto Fire and... Read more >
Stay in the kitchen when cooking; fire department offers safety tips in the wake of three house fires in Peterborough this week - With three residential fires in the city this week, Peterborough Fire Services has some advice on how to prevent fires... Read more >
Pickering fire crews will soon carry EpiPens - Since Pickering fire crews are getting more and more requests to help people experiencing a severe allergic reaction, local firetrucks will soon be equipped with EpiPens to treat these episodes.... Read more >
Fire Department Urging Firework Safety - The first long weekend of the summer season often means fireworks and celebrations, but the London Fire Department is asking you to be prepared this Victoria Day. It is illegal to drink and light fireworks at... Read more >
Woman hurt, $30K in damage in apartment fire - An elderly woman found without vital signs in a smoke-filled unit was rushed to hospital Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in a Parkhill Rd. W. condominium. Paramedics and city firefighters could... Read more >
Crash and burn - It’s not often one gets an up-close and completely under-control-view of the kind of incidents that kill people. On May 8, Deerhurst Resort was the site of both a live fire sprinkler burn demonstration and a test crash with a... Read more >
Editor's blog - I’m going to say it out loud (or, more accurately, type it): there is going to come a day – soon – when municipalities will require the people they hire to be firefighters to have university degrees. No degree.... Read more >
Fire victim on Six Nations rushed to hospital - A man was rushed to hospital after Six Nation firefighters rescued him from a burning house early Friday morning. Fire Chief Matthew Miller said volunteer firefighters were dispatched to a house on... Read more >
1 in burn unit, 2 arrested after Church Street arson - Two people were sent to hospital and two others are in police custody after a fire in the downtown block of Church Street overnight. The Windsor Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the house fire... Read more >
Georgina firefighters join MADD fight - A red ribbon was cut, but many more were tied on as a commitment to help stop “senseless accidents and deaths” after the Georgina Fire Department and MADD York Region teamed up for Campaign 911.... Read more >