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Clarington fire chief honoured with provincial award - Chief Gord Weir's work developing firefighting standards and training recognized   Clarington fire chief honoured with provincial award. CLARINGTON -- Fire Chief Gord Weir... Read more >
Burlington names Ross Monteith as new deputy fire chief.  The Burlington Fire Department has a new deputy chief.   Announced Friday morning, top boss Tony Bavota declared Ross Monteith, a firefighter with the service since 1983, will... Read more >
Deputy Fire Chief Tony Lippers passes away after battling cancer - Wanted to help others who fall ill navigate confusing system.   Tony Lippers, Caledon's Deputy Fire Chief since 2006, has passed away after battling cancer.  ... Read more >
Fire chief leads changes to provincial training standards - HUNTSVILLE – Huntsville-Lake of Bays fire chief Stephen has a few new roles now that his peers have elected him to an executive position with the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs... Read more >
Mandatory sprinklers long overdue (Editorial) - Niagara Falls, Muskoka, Orillia, Huntsville. What do they all have in common? Retirement and seniors homes that went up in flames, killing and injuring residents. And no sprinkler systems. The... Read more >
Avoid tragedy with working CO detector: fire official -  Recreational properties often have fuel-burning appliances that emit poisonous CO fumes   All residences with fuel-burning appliances need to have working CO... Read more >
Huge plastics fire in west Windsor probed by fire marshal - Investigators have begun the meticulous process of trying to figure out what started a huge fire at west Windsor plastics recycling plant. Representatives from the Office of the Ontario... Read more >
A 40-year-old Barrie man is dead after injuries he sustained during a fire Monday morning.  A post-mortem exam will be completed today to determine the cause of Graham Webber’s death. Firefighters were called to Webber’s home at 27... Read more >
Fire Chief Joel Gorman retires this summer - After over 10 years as the fire chief in Smiths Falls, Chief Joel Gorman has submitted his intent to retire as of June 30, 2013. Steve Fournier, acting CAO asked approval to strike a hiring committee to... Read more >
Proposed solar farm in Selwyn up for discussion, Neighbour hoping concerns over soil quality, fire hazards will sway councillors - PETERBOROUGH -  If they follow staff advice, Selwyn Township councillors will give their nod of approval to a... Read more >