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Fire Chief against 24 hour shifts - The Fire Chief raising concerns about efforts to move to a 24 hour workday for St. Catharines firefighters. Mark Mehlenbacher says management isn't supporting the move, it's the union that is pushing... Read more >
Last ride on the pumper - Family, friends and colleagues gathered Saturday to bid a final farewell to former Pembroke Fire Chief Arnold O’Kane. Family, friends and colleagues gathered Saturday to bid a final farewell to former Pembroke Fire... Read more >
CENTRAL HURON – Rooftop solar panels hinder fire fighters’ efforts to ventilate blazes and put their safety at risk, says Central Huron’s fire chief. While Steve Cooke warned council last night that fire fighters may not respond to... Read more >
Township heads want more bodies - CRAMAHE TWP. — More staff is on the 2012 “wish list” of several Cramahe Twp. department managers. The fire department, building/bylaw department and treasurer’s department all identified a... Read more >
London fire truck involved in ‘unique’ and costly collision - A recent early morning collision involving a pair of heavy-duty vehicles has resulted in potentially $75,000 in damages. At around 1 a.m. on Friday, near the intersection of... Read more >
Local firefighter takes chief’s role - WEST NIPISSING – After a 32 year stint, West Nipissing will be looking to a new Fire Chief to serve their Protective Services.   “I have big shoes to fill,” said the new... Read more >
Arson charge laid in Madoc fire - MADOC - A 27-year-old Madoc man has been charged with arson after investigation into a $750,000 fire that destroyed a building Sunday morning in Madoc, Central Hastings OPP said. The man was held in... Read more >
Hundreds Expected for New York Firefighters’ Funerals - WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters from the U.S. and Canada are heading to the Rochester area for the wakes and funeral services for the two volunteer firefighters... Read more >
One man dead in Richmond Street fire - Toronto, ON -  A man in his 40s is dead after a two-alarm fire in an east-end condominium building. The fire broke out in the living room of a sixth floor unit in a building on Richmond Street near... Read more >
One man dead following Guelph house fire - GUELPH — A house fire on Christmas has claimed the life of a Guelph man. Chris Seto/News services A firefighter stands in the doorway of a burnt-... Read more >