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Homes destroyed in fire sparked by lightning strike - Townhouse units were destroyed in a fire and several roads became shallow streams when stormy weather rolled through southern Ontario overnight. After days of hot and dry weather, severe... Read more >
Two hurt in Pickering cooking fire - Officials stress importance of fire safety while cooking PICKERING -- Officials are warning residents of the danger of cooking fires after two Pickering men were burned by flames from a pot left unattended... Read more >
Fire bans for parks issued under hot, dry conditions -  As hot, dry conditions continue to hammer southern Ontario, many municipalities and provincial parks are issuing fire bans. The temperature soared up to 34 degrees Celsius in Toronto... Read more >
Keeping Ontario's Seniors Safe - McGuinty Government Promotes Fire Safety In Facilities Housing Seniors and Vulnerable Ontarians - Ontario is taking steps to ensure residents of retirement and long-term care homes are safe during fire... Read more >
CFB Petawawa fire chief says blaze 'is out' - The fire chief at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa says a blaze burning for four days close to the northeast border of Algonquin Park is, for practical purposes, out. But Ontario fire officials have... Read more >
Muskoka brush fire forces evacuation; residents of 50 homes given all clear - MUSKOKA LAKES, Ont. -- Residents of about 50 homes in a community in central Ontario's cottage country who were evacuated due to a brush fire have the all-clear to... Read more >
Transport Truck Collides With Parked Fire Truck - (COBOURG, ON) – On July 24, 2012 at approximately 2:24am the Port Hope Fire Department and the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were assisting one another at the scene of a... Read more >
Carp Brush Fire latest in a long, dry summer - OTTAWA — Ottawa firefighters used all-terrain vehicles and a helicopter to battle a multi-hectare brush fire in Carp on Sunday afternoon that threatened a nearby subdivision.  ... Read more >
Fires continue to burn; people asked not to tie-up emergency lines - Heavy smoke drifting into the area from northern fires prompted calls over the weekend to MNR and area police departments. As a result the MNR is asking people to not tie-up... Read more >
Petawawa wild fire nearing Algonquin Park -  A wildfire that has spread to over 225 hectares in the CFB Petawawa training area had closed to within 100 metres of Algonquin Park Saturday. However, unconfirmed reports early Saturday... Read more >