Firefighting training regs dropped by province  The Minden Times The Ford government is scrapping mandatory firefighting training certification regulations that, under the Wynne government, were set to come into effect in 2019. ... Read more >
MPP looks to make a move on double-hatter firefighting issue The Observer Despite some moves to protect the rights of full-time firefighters who also serve as volunteers – the so-called “double hatters” – more needs to be... Read more >
No criminal charges in Oshawa house fire that left 4 dead CBC News No criminal charges will be laid in connection with an Oshawa house fire last January that left four people dead. The Durham Regional Police Service said in a news release... Read more >
1 dead in garage fire near Killaloe, Ont. CBC News One person has died in a fire near Killaloe, Ont., police say. Ontario Provincial Police officers were called to the fire on Mask Road in Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards township around 10:45 a.m... Read more >
Espanola residence fire considered ‘suspicious’ The Sudbury Star A fire at an Espanola residence in the wee hours of Wednesday is being treated as a potential arson. Officers with the Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the OPP... Read more >
OPP investigating suspicious house fire Elliot Lake Today ESPANOLA - On Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at approximately 12:37 a.m., officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Espanola Fire Department... Read more >
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Issues Ticket for Failing to Records Net News Ledger THUNDER BAY – A Fort William Road business was issued a ticket from Thunder Bay Fire Rescue this week for failing to maintain extinguisher maintenance records. The... Read more >
'Long road to recovery': Family, friends rally around Renfrew burn victims InsideOttawaValley.com An online campaign has been launched to help two Renfrew residents who suffered serious burns in a late morning house fire apparently related... Read more >
5 charged in Oshawa house fire that killed 4 in January CBC News Fire code violation charges have been laid against five people in connection with an Oshawa house fire in January that killed four people. The owner of the house, two directors of a... Read more >
Aurora house fire caused by candle, fire marshal says cause accidental Yorkregion.com A woman was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation following a small house fire in Aurora late last week. A candle is being blamed for the fire on Maple Street... Read more >