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Fire closes Peanut Line railway bridge Seaway News   LANCASTER, Ontario – No bystanders were found in the area of the Peanut Line trail, east of 4th Line Rd. (County Rd. 23) when it was engulfed in fire on Monday, Aug. 5. When... Read more >
He’s a familiar face, meet Horton’s new Fire Chief RenfrewToday.ca   There’s a new chief in Horton. Allan Cole, and though it won’t come to council until September, he began his official role August 1. Cole says... Read more >
Suspicious house fire under investigation Simcoe Reformer   The provincial fire marshal’s office has been called in to help investigate a suspicious fire near Waterford. Officials were alerted to the house fire on Cockshutt Road... Read more >
Smoke, heat detectors needed in garages, York Region fire safety officers say YorkRegion.com   After the kitchen, what's the second most likely area of your home for a fire to start? In more and more communities around York Region... Read more >
Church completely destroyed in suspected arson CTV News   An arson investigation is underway following a church fire in Wellesley Township. Fire crews were called at 5:40 a.m. on Saturday to the Orthodox Mennonite Church on Moser Young... Read more >
Dryden hires new fire chief Dryden Now   The City of Dryden has a new fire chief. He's Rob Grimwood from Niagara-on-the-lake. A firefighter for 23 years, Grimwood has also served on the executive for the Ontario Association of Fire... Read more >
Arson suspect in custody after motel fire near Port Hope Durham Radio News   There was a manhunt near Port Hope Friday morning for an arson suspect. Port Hope Fire Chief Ryan Edgar says they were called to the Budget Inn on County Road... Read more >
Manitoulin long overdue for major fire, fire chief warns Manitou meeting Manitoulin Expositor   SANDFIELD—The fire chief for the municipality of Central Manitoulin warned members of the Lake Manitou Area Association (LMAA) last... Read more >
FIRE DISPLACES FAMILY OF SIX Observer   A fire in Wellesley Township Saturday morning displaced a family of six and caused an estimated $460,000 in damages – $400,000 for the structure and $60,000 for contents. A four-year-old... Read more >
Hamilton fire chief says rope rescue that injured firefighter was ‘absolutely preventable’ Global News   The Hamilton Fire Department’s chief says Wednesday night’s rescue call to Albion Falls — which saw a... Read more >