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Saving lives - Smoke alarms save lives. Those words were uttered — again — by Oakville Fire Chief Lee Grant this week. They rang true for the residents of the Miller Road home from which flames were shooting early Monday morning. And... Read more >
Sandy Lake forest fire evacuees airlifted to Thunder Bay, Fort Frances - MNR fire crews continue to battle over 60 fires across Northwestern Ontario Smoke from forest fires in Ontario’s far north has forced the evacuation of 280... Read more >
Fire evacuees arrive - Thunder Bay is preparing to take in about 300 Sandy Lake residents forced to flee their homes due to the forest fire situation. The City of Thunder Bay Emergency Operations Control Group met Sunday morning to get an update... Read more >
Hot summer weather sparks flower pot fires in Clarington - Planters should be watered and cigarettes carefully disposed of. Hot summer weather sparks flower pot fires in Clarington. BOWMANVILLE -- Clarington Fire Chief Gord Weir beside damage... Read more >
WEST NIPISSING — Fire loss in West Nipissing in 2011 was worth $2.4 million fire chief Richard Savage reported to council July 10 in his annual fire report. During 2011, Fire Service responded to 318 incidents which represents a decrease of 45... Read more >
Homes destroyed in fire sparked by lightning strike - Townhouse units were destroyed in a fire and several roads became shallow streams when stormy weather rolled through southern Ontario overnight. After days of hot and dry weather, severe... Read more >
Two hurt in Pickering cooking fire - Officials stress importance of fire safety while cooking PICKERING -- Officials are warning residents of the danger of cooking fires after two Pickering men were burned by flames from a pot left unattended... Read more >
Fire bans for parks issued under hot, dry conditions -  As hot, dry conditions continue to hammer southern Ontario, many municipalities and provincial parks are issuing fire bans. The temperature soared up to 34 degrees Celsius in Toronto... Read more >
Keeping Ontario's Seniors Safe - McGuinty Government Promotes Fire Safety In Facilities Housing Seniors and Vulnerable Ontarians - Ontario is taking steps to ensure residents of retirement and long-term care homes are safe during fire... Read more >
CFB Petawawa fire chief says blaze 'is out' - The fire chief at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa says a blaze burning for four days close to the northeast border of Algonquin Park is, for practical purposes, out. But Ontario fire officials have... Read more >