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Augusta chooses quick payment option for firehall The Recorder & Times   For the first time in its history, the Township of Augusta is going into debt. Council voted this week to borrow up to $3.4 million to pay most of the cost of... Read more >
Blue Mountains fire chief advocates for sprinklers in all new homes Simcoe.com   Rob Collins, the fire chief for the Town of the Blue Mountains, believes sprinkler systems should be mandatory in all new homes. “The fire service,... Read more >
Fire in downtown Port Dover The Expositor   PORT DOVER – A fire that destroyed two businesses in Port Dover Tuesday could’ve been a lot worse. The blaze at 217 Main Street seriously damaged the building that housed the... Read more >
Firefighters responded to more car crashes in first six months of 2019 Sentinel-Review   Woodstock firefighters responded to more car crashes and alcohol and drug related calls in the first six months of this year compared with previous... Read more >
Two people pulled from burning building in Scarborough CP24   Two people were pulled from a burning apartment in Scarborough on Tuesday morning but did not require hospitalization, Toronto Fire says. Crews were dispatched to the... Read more >
Fire that killed a cat started in backyard barbecue at 3 a.m.: Hamilton fire CBC News   A house fire overnight that killed a cat, Hamilton fire chief Dave Cunliffe says, started in a backyard barbecue at about 3 a.m.. The six... Read more >
Jeff Slager named Woodstock's fire chief Sentinel-Review   Jeff Slager was officially named fire chief for the Woodstock Fire Department on Friday. Slager, serving as the department’s acting fire chief since 2016, was... Read more >
Man's fortunate timing saves neighbours from suspicious fire 680 News   A quick check on his daughter in the middle of the night potentially saved their lives after Nate Kreiswirth spotted flames coming from the building next... Read more >
80 cats perish in Ingleside fire Seaway News   INGLESIDE, Ontario – South Stormont Fire Services responded to a fire in Ingleside at around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. South Stormont Fire Chief Gilles Crepeau told Seaway... Read more >
Another fire breaks out at 650 Parliament St. highrise Global News   Toronto fire crews were called back to the 650 Parliament St. highrise on Wednesday morning following reports of a fire in a vacant unit. Fire... Read more >