Owen Sound can soon ticket illegal backyard fires and fireworks The Sun Times   It will be easier to fine people in Owen Sound who have recreational fires and set off fireworks contrary to the rules.   A review of calls and... Read more >
SDFES wins 2022 VFIS Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Award Seaway News   Chief Cameron Morehouse and the South Dundas Fire & Emergency Services were honoured at the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Conference and... Read more >
Sudbury firefighters have responded to 33 fires so far in May CTV News   Fire officials across the region have been busy this month, with crews battling dozens of bush and other fires. "We’ve experienced 33 wildland, bush,... Read more >
Total fire ban issued for Muskoka MyMuskokaNow.com   A total fire ban will soon be in effect for all of Muskoka. It will start on Thursday, May 12 at 12:01 AM.  It means that no fires of any kind are allowed, including for... Read more >
Fire forces beef patty shortage at Toronto subway stations Toronto Sun   A Scarborough bakery that makes what are widely considered to be among the city’s best beef patties is temporarily closed after it was devastated by a fire... Read more >
Two retire from fire services; new deputy chief named Sault This Week   Deputy Chief Stuart Cole has retired from Sault Ste. Marie Fire Service after 30 years as a firefighter. Mike Oliverio, who has 29 years of service, took over... Read more >
The Fire Danger Rating Now Set At High For Muskoka Muskoka411.com   Extreme caution must be taken with all open flames. Small fires are permitted in most rural areas of Muskoka keeping in mind that no daytime burning is allowed.... Read more >
Three new wildfires confirmed in Northeast region, one near the Sault SooToday.com   Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES) is reporting three new wildfires in the Northeast region this afternoon. Of these new fires... Read more >
1914 vintage fire truck to be named after late Kemptville Reeve Howard Wilson InsideOttawaValley.com   It’s only fitting the late Howard Wilson’s name will live on through a fire truck he knew his way around. At its... Read more >
Brock Township Fire Department receives grant from Firehouse Subs The Brock Voice   As first responders continue to serve Brock Township, it’s important that Brock Township Fire Department remains properly equipped to handle all... Read more >