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Late detection led to four deaths in East Gwillimbury fire: Fire Marshal - A new report says a number of factors led to a tragic fatal fire last year in East Gwillimbury. The fire killed four members of the same family and led to questions... Read more >
One person is dead following a fire on Stratus Drive in Oakville. Halton police said they received a call for the fire in the city’s west end just after 3:30 p.m. Monday. The remains of an unknown female were located inside the residence.... Read more >
Ottawa landlord fined $75,000 for fire code violations - An Ottawa landlord is being slapped with $75,000 worth of fines after a fire code investigation into 16 properties in the city of Ottawa. The investigation was first launched in March 2013... Read more >
Fire Destroys Leamington Home - Working smoke alarms are being credited with saving two lives in a fire that destroyed a Lakeshore Dr. home in Leamington on Tuesday morning. “It took firefighters a couple of hours to knock it down. It... Read more >
Grimsby Fire Chief makes department upgrades recommendation - GRIMSBY — For $6.3 million Grimsby’s Mike Cain thinks the town’s fire service needs can be addressed for another 30 years. The fire chief has recommended the Town... Read more >
Elderly woman dies after being rescued from Newmarket fire - An elderly woman who was pulled from a fire in Newmarket Monday has died. The 73-year-old woman was without vital signs when she was rescued from her Stonehaven Avenue apartment but... Read more >
Largest residential fire in Kitchener's history may be arson, say police - The largest residential fire in Kitchener's history, which gutted huge portions of the Victoria Common condominium and townhouse complex, is now being... Read more >
Worker dies after becoming trapped at west-end site - A man has died following an industrial accident in the city’s west end Thursday afternoon. Paramedics and firefighters were called to a worksite at Eglinton and Blackthorn avenues,... Read more >
Essex fire chief Ed Pillon to retire after 45 years - Essex Fire Chief Ed Pillon will retire at the end of 2014. The Town of Essex made the announcement Wednesday. Pillon has 45 years of fire service to his credit. He is currently the longest... Read more >
Text 911 program coming to Windsor - The hearing and speech impaired community will soon have another way to get help in an emergency. As of December of this year, a new text 911 service will be available. Currently, those with hearing or... Read more >