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1 dead in island fire - One person was found dead following a house fire on St. Joseph Island on Monday. The blaze, at a home on X Line in Hilton Township, was reported by a neighbour at about 8:30 a.m. An Ontario Fire Marshal investigator from... Read more >
Family makes life-saving decision. BAXTER - The decision to not wait a few hours to replace a faulty carbon monoxide alarm turned out to be a life-saving move for for a Baxter family. Life-Saving Decision... Read more >
MIDLAND – With blizzard conditions and extremely cold temperatures expected over the next few days, the Midland Fire Department is urging the public to keep fire safety in mind when dealing with winter’s worst. According to fire Chief... Read more >
Carbon monoxide scare prompts safety investigation - Ontario's safety watchdog is investigating after four Ottawa housing co-op residents were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday. The building was evacuated and an OC Transpo... Read more >
Brinkman calls for fire safety - Kenora residents are being reminded of fire safety, after three fires this week and a total of seven since October. Kenora Fire and Emergency Services has yet to determine the cause of the fire on Schnarr Lake,... Read more >
Emergency crews have to be ready to work in all temperatures - Unlike many who are forced to work in this cold, firefighters can't just go back to their trucks and warm up. And it's been a busy, frigid holiday season -- since Dec. 23,... Read more >
Fewer fire calls in C-K spells less property losses in 2013 - The Chatham-Kent Fire Department answered fewer fire calls this year compared to 2012. While Rick Arnel wouldn't give specific numbers until a report is presented to municipal... Read more >
Niagara fire department already in compliance with new legislation - While the new year will usher in changes to improve fire safety for seniors across the province, it will be business as usual in Niagara Falls. New legislation and amendments... Read more >
The Ontario Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a west-end house fire that left a 91-year-old man in critical condition. No smoke detectors were heard or found by firefighters on scene. Emergency crews were called to the detached bungalow... Read more >
Fire destroys municipal storage garage in Mitchell - Early Friday morning was busy for firefighters in the Mitchell area. They were called to a fire at Perth County’s snow plow storage garage on Napier Street in Mitchell.   Officials... Read more >