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 >
House fire in northern Ontario First Nation leaves 2 children, 1 woman dead - WUNNUMIN LAKE, ONT.—The deaths of three people killed in a house fire — two of them young children — left a remote northern Ontario First Nations... Read more >
Clarington fire chief frustrated by number of homes without smoke alarms - Chief stresses need to test alarms and change batteries often Clarington fire chief frustrated by number of homes without smoke alarms. CLARINGTON -- Fire... Read more >
Ontario nursing homes to get automatic sprinkler systems: Wynne Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks after a cabinet meeting in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. on Friday March 1, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kenneth Armstrong The Canadian Press... Read more >
Six hurt in explosion at Magna auto plant in Newmarket, Ont. -  NEWMARKET, Ont. — Six people are in hospital after a fire and explosion at the Magna automotive plant in Newmarket, Ont., north of Toronto. York Region fire crews... Read more >
Seaforth Foodland gutted by fire during early Saturday morning blaze - The Seaforth Foodland grocery store was gutted by fire early Saturday morning after firefighters were called to the scene around 2:10 a.m. By Susan... Read more >
Carleton Place hires Dave Joy as new Ocean Wave Fire Company deputy fire chief - EMC News - The Ocean Wave Fire Company (OWFC) in Carleton Place has a new deputy fire chief. The town introduced Dave Joy as the department's second-in-command at... Read more >
Fire chief receives Queen’s Jubilee Medal - MIDLAND – Midland fire Chief Kevin Foster received a special honour at Monday night’s council meeting.   Foster was presented with a Queen’s Jubilee Medal, a... Read more >
Man’s body found inside burned barn in Ste Rose, east of Ottawa - OTTAWA — The Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating the death of a man found Monday night inside a burned barn in Ste. Rose, in the Nation Municipality near St. Isidore,... Read more >