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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 >
Council, fire chief want to know what hazardous materials are travelling through our city - CAMBRIDGE - Each year, thousands of railcars pass through Cambridge and city fire officials have no idea what hazardous materials might be on board. Monday... Read more >
Emergency response numbers up by 36 per cent - WHITESTONE TWP. – The number of emergency responses the district rose 36 per cent this year - The Town of Parry Sound’s new fire chief/director of emergency and protective services Dave... Read more >
Saelens 'honoured' to be deputy chief -  Experience shouldn’t be a problem for Tillsonburg’s new deputy fire chief.  But Terry Saelens is bringing much to the position beyond even a four-decade-long firefighting... Read more >