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Fire does $1M in damage at boat storage facility near Simcoe Global News Several boats were damaged in a fire at a storage facility near Simcoe Sunday afternoon. Fire crews were called to the address on Highway 24 around 3:30 p.m. after receiving... Read more >
Local Fire Chief says farmers can prevent barn fires BlackburnNews.com A string of devastating barn fires across the province has prompted the Perth East and West Perth Fire Departments to alert the farming community about the importance of fire... Read more >
Fire at National Steelcar causes $750,000 in damages CHCH Hamilton firefighters were called to National Steelcar for an early morning blaze. Fire officials believe a spark ignited combustible materials in the company’s dust collection... Read more >
Vancouver Island fire chief pleads with Ottawa for traumatic stress support Sooke News Mirror Campbell River’s fire chief says the federal government should provide better mental health support for firefighters and other first responders who... Read more >
Champlain Township donates two surplus fire trucks to Dominican Republic The Review Two Champlain Township fire trucks are retiring in the Dominican Republic, far away from the winter weather they were accustomed to. The former Vankleek Hill... Read more >
Donald Street fire estimated at $1.5 million dollars damage; no word yet on tenants returning CTV News Ottawa Damages in that Donald Street fire in Ottawa are estimated at $1.5 million dollars. And there's still no word on when the 238... Read more >
Ford government modernizes ‘interest arbitration’ for Ontario’s fire sector Durham Region.com In Ontario, firefighters do not have the right to strike. Instead of strikes or lockouts, collective bargaining disputes are resolved... Read more >
Perth East recognized alongside Toronto for fire prevention leadership The Beacon Harold The Perth East Fire Department has made a name for itself as a leader in fire prevention and public education in Ontario. On Nov. 22, the fire department was... Read more >
New law allows firefighters to 'double-hat' CTV News A practice known as ‘double-hatting’ for firefighters is now allowed in Ontario after the government approved changes to the fire protection and prevention act. Bill 57... Read more >
Panicked residents trapped on balconies as highrise burns CBC News A major fire at a highrise apartment building east of downtown Ottawa forced residents onto their balconies to wait for help and caused several people to be treated for smoke... Read more >