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Two in hospital following fire in Waterford - WATERFORD - A husband and wife are in hospital after a fire destroyed their Waterford home Sunday morning while their 13-year-old son is safe after punching out a second-storey window and... Read more >
MNR - Current Fire Situation - IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective 12:01 A.M. July 19, 2012, a revised Restricted Fire Zone Order has been issued for northeastern Ontario. The adjusted order encompasses the general areas of Espanola, Sudbury, Manitoulin... Read more >
Leamington fire causes $2 million in damage - LEAMINGTON, Ont. — A fire began early Wednesday and raged into the afternoon, destroying Leamington’s historic Sunset Club. It was a speakeasy during prohibition, and for years it... Read more >
Grimsby’s fire department is one step ahead of Ontario legislation when it comes to care homes. Getting ahead of the curve for fire safety. A fire at the Cavendish Manor seniors residence in Niagara Falls in 2008 resulted in many... Read more >
COLLINGWOOD – The Town of Collingwood officially broke ground on its new fire hall on Thursday. Breaking ground. Councillor Kevin Lloyd, Deputy Mayor Rick Lloyd, Mayor Sandra Cooper, Councillor Sandy Cunningham, Fire Chief Trent Elyea... Read more >
New shoulder flashes with the Wellington North Fire Service logo are being sewn on firefighter’s uniforms and the next step in unifying the Mount Forest and Arthur Fire Departments is hiring a fulltime fire chief, Councillor Mark Goetz told... Read more >
Toronto has a new fire chief. City council approved the appointment of Jim Sales as Fire Chief and GM of Toronto Fire Services during Thursday’s council meeting. Sales has 27 years experience working within fire services across Canada. He... Read more >
Council considers changes to fire-service bylaws - COBOURG - In Committee of the Whole session this week, Cobourg Council agreed to authorize amendments to bylaws that govern fire services in town. One rewording allows some leeway to... Read more >
Sounding the alarm - FIRE SAFETY: While fire deaths across the province and in London have dropped in recent years — partly because of the extended mandatory use of smoke alarms — the battle isn’t over. Many buildings don’t... Read more >
Fire cause under investigation - CALLANDER — The cause of a fire that destroyed an apartment complex on Main Street Monday may never be known due to the extent of the damage. Callander Fire Chief Rob Serson said the blaze, which broke out... Read more >