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Region of Waterloo Fire Department? It's a possibility - Waterloo Chronicle
Region of Waterloo Fire Department? It's a possibility  Waterloo Chronicle

Former chiefs say there would likely be no cost savings, but *service* would improve under regionalized system.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:39:33 GMT



Employees of west-end retirement residence in Kingston owed $22,430 - The Kingston Whig-Standard
Employees of west-end retirement residence in Kingston owed $22,430  The Kingston Whig-Standard

The previous misgivings of a former owner-operator of two retirement residences in Kingston continue to haunt him as the unionized employees of Fairfield ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:37:51 GMT



Owner of Kingston retirement homes gets six months in jail, fined $165,045 - Ottawa Citizen
Owner of Kingston retirement homes gets six months in jail, fined $165,045  Ottawa Citizen

KINGSTON — The operator of two now-unoccupied retirement residences in Kingston has been found guilty of 45 fire code offences, fined $165045 and ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Mississauga and Brampton firefighters educating public on highrise fire safety - mississauga.com
Mississauga and Brampton firefighters educating public on highrise fire safety  mississauga.com

The Issue: With the boom in highrise developments, apartment occupants need to familiarize themselves with their building's fire safety plan. The Impact: Fire ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom - Yahoo News Canada
Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom  Yahoo News Canada

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are plotting strategy as they await the conclusions of Robert Mueller's now-completed Russia investigation, with ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019 16:56:00 GMT



The Latest: Northern California river floods 2000 buildings - mississauga.com
The Latest: Northern California river floods 2000 buildings  mississauga.com

The Latest: Flooding in California turns town into 'island'


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'Heavy duty': Here's the new Maytag commercial that features Mississauga firefighters - mississauga.com
'Heavy duty': Here's the new Maytag commercial that features Mississauga firefighters  mississauga.com

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tim Beckett calls it a “great partnership.”


Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Suspicious fire destroys portion of popular Mississauga playground - Toronto Star
Suspicious fire destroys portion of popular Mississauga playground  Toronto Star

The Malton Adventure Playground, at 3430 Derry Rd. E. just footsteps from Paul Coffey Arena and Park, which has been open to the public for a little more than ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Kingston police say Fairfield retirement homes owner arrested in Halton region - Global News
Kingston police say Fairfield retirement homes owner arrested in Halton region  Global News

Owner of two shuttered retirement homes in Kingston arrested in the Halton region.


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:05:00 GMT



Suspicious fire destroys part of new $800,000 playground in Mississauga - Toronto Star
Suspicious fire destroys part of new $800,000 playground in Mississauga  Toronto Star

The site, open for just over a year, was inspired by the wooden castle playground in Toronto's High Park built by Mike Holmes.


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



SKY-HIGH DANGER: Real-life training scenarios prepare Mississauga firefighters for high-risk rescues - mississauga.com
SKY-HIGH DANGER: Real-life training scenarios prepare Mississauga firefighters for high-risk rescues  mississauga.com

After two dangerous rescues from construction cranes in Toronto in recent memory, we wanted to find out if Mississauga firefighters are prepared for a similar ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire that destroyed Malton playground was deliberately set: Police - mississauga.com
Fire that destroyed Malton playground was deliberately set: Police  mississauga.com

Peel Regional Police are hunting for an arsonist, and they are asking for help from the public.


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



4 injured after propane tank explosion in Mississauga - Global News
4 injured after propane tank explosion in Mississauga  Global News

Peel Paramedics said three people were taken to hospital with serious injuries and a fourth suffered minor injuries.


Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Mississauga firefighters play small part in Tim Hortons ad with Kenyan hockey team - mississauga.com
Mississauga firefighters play small part in Tim Hortons ad with Kenyan hockey team  mississauga.com

Believe it or not, there is an ice hockey team in Kenya. However, they have no one to play against.


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Mississauga man, 51, accused of destroying popular playground - mississauga.com
Mississauga man, 51, accused of destroying popular playground  mississauga.com

A Mississauga man has been charged with mischief after a popular playground in the city was set ablaze and destroyed.


Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Large reward offered in hunt for arsonist who destroyed popular Mississauga playground - mississauga.com
Large reward offered in hunt for arsonist who destroyed popular Mississauga playground  mississauga.com

Anyone who knows the arsonist who set fire to and destroyed a popular Mississauga playground could find themselves a little bit wealthier if they come forward ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hoarding Declared a "Hidden Crisis" in Mississauga - insauga.com
Hoarding Declared a "Hidden Crisis" in Mississauga  insauga.com

We've all seen Hoarders, but most of us don't realize that hoarding—the act of keeping a vast array of things and cluttering ones living space to an unreasonable ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Camp Ignite at Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services - mississauga.com
Camp Ignite at Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services  mississauga.com

For the third consecutive year, 20 teen girls, between the ages of 15 to 19, learned what is involved in a potential career in firefighting. Mississauga Fire and ...


Posted on Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire destroys 4-storey residential building under construction in Mississauga - Global News
Fire destroys 4-storey residential building under construction in Mississauga  Global News

WATCH ABOVE: A three-alarm fire broke out at a four-storey, vacant building in Mississauga on Friday evening. Tim Beckett, chief of Mississauga Fire and ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Injuries in Los Angeles explosion following gas leak reports - 95.7 News
Injuries in Los Angeles explosion following gas leak reports  95.7 News

LOS ANGELES — Authorities say multiple people have been hurt in an explosion following reports of an underground gas leak in South Los Angeles. The fire ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 16:26:46 GMT



‘He is really going to be missed’ - Brantford Expositor
‘He is really going to be missed’  Brantford Expositor

Hundreds of firefighters, family members and friends gathered Friday to say good-bye to a long-time Brant County volunteer firefighter. David Edward ...


Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Grimsby residents voice concerns with Fifth Wheel condo project - Niagarathisweek.com
Grimsby residents voice concerns with Fifth Wheel condo project  Niagarathisweek.com

It would seem the prospect of 22-storey condo buildings on the Grimsby waterfront doesn't sit well with town residents.


Posted on Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'He'll die': Bald eagle on the loose in Mississauga, owner desperate to find it - mississauga.com
'He'll die': Bald eagle on the loose in Mississauga, owner desperate to find it  mississauga.com

Sam Trentadue is on a desperate search for a young bald eagle he lost in Mississauga last week, and he's hoping word will spread and residents will be on the ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Metso Waste Recycling strengthens sales in North America - Recycling Product News
Metso Waste Recycling strengthens sales in North America  Recycling Product News

Lou Martins is Metso Waste Recycling's new General Sales Manager in North America. Lou brings with him significant experience and a proven track record ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:34:47 GMT



Mississauga apartment fire sends 2 people to hospital - CBC.ca
Mississauga apartment fire sends 2 people to hospital  CBC.ca

Two people were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a fire broke out in a low-rise apartment building in Mississauga on Wednesday ...


Posted on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Massive fire destroys home in upscale Mississauga neighbourhood - mississauga.com
Massive fire destroys home in upscale Mississauga neighbourhood  mississauga.com

A south Mississauga home was destroyed by fire early Friday morning (Feb. 23).


Posted on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Opinion | Firehoses, ice rinks, and skating on the Credit River - mississauga.com
Opinion | Firehoses, ice rinks, and skating on the Credit River  mississauga.com

These days, if you get the urge to strap on your ice skates and glide around on a nice outdoor skating rink, the City of Mississauga maintains free outdoor rinks at ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Pink fire truck off and rolling through Mississauga - mississauga.com
Pink fire truck off and rolling through Mississauga  mississauga.com

A pink fire truck will once again make its way through Mississauga this month.


Posted on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Investigators probe blaze that gutted Mississauga construction site - CBC.ca
Investigators probe blaze that gutted Mississauga construction site  CBC.ca

Investigators are hunting for the cause of a fire that gutted a construction site in Mississauga Friday night. The blaze demolished a four-storey residential building ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



International Women's Day and Entrepreneurship Week: Check out these March events - News@UofT
International Women's Day and Entrepreneurship Week: Check out these March events  News@UofT

March is a busy month at the University of Toronto as we celebrate International Women's Week and Entrepreneurship Week. There are also plenty of arts and ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



10 exciting reasons to attend Mississauga Fire's 50th birthday party this Saturday - mississauga.com
10 exciting reasons to attend Mississauga Fire's 50th birthday party this Saturday  mississauga.com

Community invited to enjoy the festivities 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at the Garry W. Morden Centre.


Posted on Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Keith Flint, singer of electronic band The Prodigy, dies - CityNews
Keith Flint, singer of electronic band The Prodigy, dies  CityNews

LONDON — Keith Flint, lead singer of dance-electronic band The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home near London. He was 49. His death was confirmed ...


Posted on Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'Looks massive': Large fire in Mississauga sends plumes of black smoke into the sky - mississauga.com
'Looks massive': Large fire in Mississauga sends plumes of black smoke into the sky  mississauga.com

Mississauga firefighters are battling a fire at a used car dealership after several tires went ablaze.


Posted on Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Opinion | City's annual budget is a breakout seminar on how Mississauga works - mississauga.com
Opinion | City's annual budget is a breakout seminar on how Mississauga works  mississauga.com

The best education for any citizen on how the city works is the annual budget review.


Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'Getting a lot of calls': Smell of natural gas brings heavy firefighter, police presence to south Mississauga - mississauga.com
'Getting a lot of calls': Smell of natural gas brings heavy firefighter, police presence to south Mississauga  mississauga.com

Numerous 911 calls have been made to Peel regional police, reporting a strong smell of natural gas in south Mississauga.


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Mississauga high school reopens after explosion at commercial plaza - Global News
Mississauga high school reopens after explosion at commercial plaza  Global News

Officials at Peel District School Board said staff have worked with the Mississauga fire department and external contractors to ensure the building is safe.


Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Derek Wilson is the new deputy fire chief for the Town of Innisfil - Simcoe.com
Derek Wilson is the new deputy fire chief for the Town of Innisfil  Simcoe.com

The Town of Innisfil's newest deputy fire chief is bringing two decades of experience to his posting.


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hoarding in the Region of Peel - Caledon Enterprise
Hoarding in the Region of Peel  Caledon Enterprise

In a delegation to Peel Region's council, health and fire experts spoke about a mental health topic that enjoyed 15 minutes of water cooler fame on reality ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



City, union ratify new 5-year deal for Brampton's firefighters after smooth negotiations - Brampton Guardian
City, union ratify new 5-year deal for Brampton's firefighters after smooth negotiations  Brampton Guardian

The city and the union representing Brampton's firefighters ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement last week before the existing deal expires in ...


Posted on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



City audit reveals inadequate business practices in fire and emergency services - Mississauga
City audit reveals inadequate business practices in fire and emergency services  Mississauga

Staff turnover and inefficient record keeping in the city's fire and emergency services division has raised alarm bells at city hall.


Posted on Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Arbitration board approves a new collective agreement for Mississauga firefighters - mississauga.com
Arbitration board approves a new collective agreement for Mississauga firefighters  mississauga.com

The City of Mississauga and the firefighter's union have signed a new collective agreement that will see firefighters receive a 7.3 per cent raise over three years.


Posted on Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



FDSOA Apparatus Specification & Maintenance Symposium 2019 Wrap-up - Firehouse.com
FDSOA Apparatus Specification & Maintenance Symposium 2019 Wrap-up  Firehouse.com

Janet Wilmoth looks at some of the highlights from the 31st FDSOA Apparatus Specification and Maintenance Symposium in Orlando, FL.


Posted on Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Kingston retirement home residents forced to vacate - Ottawa Citizen
Kingston retirement home residents forced to vacate  Ottawa Citizen

Kingston Fire and Rescue has ordered the Fairfield Manor West retirement residence, whose sister residence has already had its licence revoked by its ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brand New Affordable Housing Development Coming to Mississauga - insauga.com
Brand New Affordable Housing Development Coming to Mississauga  insauga.com

It's no secret that housing has become increasingly more expensive in Toronto and the GTA, with detached houses typically costing buyers in Mississauga and ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



3 suspects in custody after shooting in Mississauga - CityNews
3 suspects in custody after shooting in Mississauga  CityNews

Peel police are looking for three suspects in connection with a shooting in Mississauga on Sunday evening.


Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



People Might Not Be Able to Smoke Cannabis in a Number of Places in Mississauga - insauga.com
People Might Not Be Able to Smoke Cannabis in a Number of Places in Mississauga  insauga.com

In fact, Mississauga is currently deciding where the substance can be smoked in the city. As you might recall, on October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis was ...


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



WATCHING NOW Explosion, fire sends huge plumes of smoke into air in San Francisco - 680 News
WATCHING NOW Explosion, fire sends huge plumes of smoke into air in San Francisco  680 News

Workers installing fiber-optic wires at a San Francisco business cut a natural gas line, causing an explosion and large fire Wednesday, according to the city's fire ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Home under construction burns to the ground in Mississauga - CityNews Toronto
Home under construction burns to the ground in Mississauga  CityNews Toronto

A home in Mississauga has burnt to the ground after a massive fire broke out Tuesday morning.


Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sarnia Fire and Rescue Service Hits Jackpot With New Hires - BlackburnNews.com
Sarnia Fire and Rescue Service Hits Jackpot With New Hires  BlackburnNews.com

One of the latest recruits at the Sarnia Fire and Rescue *Service* is 25-year-old world record champion Ian Van Reenen. The Sarnia Christian School and St. Clair ...


Posted on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sunshine List: Mississauga's top earners for 2017 | Mississauga.com - mississauga.com
Sunshine List: Mississauga's top earners for 2017 | Mississauga.com  mississauga.com

The number of employees at the City of Mississauga who are paid over $100000 is on the rise.


Posted on Sun, 25 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Halifax firefighters get longer response times, study expanding service in Fall River - Global News
Halifax firefighters get longer response times, study expanding service in Fall River  Global News

WATCH: Halifax firefighting is set to undergo a dramatic shift after council voted 17 to 0 in favour of adopting a slate of new standards and changes to Halifax ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



London Fire Department calls on public to take action during Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week - Global News London
London Fire Department calls on public to take action during Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week  Global News London

As Londoners get ready to fall back an hour, the London Fire Department is asking everyone to make sure they have working carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



New fire crew puts out blaze at police station - TheRecord.com
New fire crew puts out blaze at police station  TheRecord.com

It was a 'surreal' scene as a fire crew from Cambridge's new station put out a fire at the Cambridge OPP detachment on Tuesday.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



This Halton Hills Incident Prompted a Fire Department Safety Reminder - inhalton.com
This Halton Hills Incident Prompted a Fire Department Safety Reminder  inhalton.com

The Fire Department issued a reminder to residents about the dangers of ice on ponds specifically in regards to Fairy Lake in Acton. According to a recent press ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Mississauga Firefighters Set to Receive Substantial Pay Raises - insauga.com
Mississauga Firefighters Set to Receive Substantial Pay Raises  insauga.com

The City of Mississauga and the firefighters union have come to an agreement of a salary increase of 7.3 per cent over a three year period from 2015 to 2017.


Posted on Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tractor trailer driver charged following four vehicle collision - SooToday
Tractor trailer driver charged following four vehicle collision  SooToday

The driver of the car was a 54 year old female from Elliot Lake, Ontario. She was transported via Algoma Paramedic Services to a local hospital in Sudbury with ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Highway 17 closed in both directions near Blind River (updated) - SooToday.com
Highway 17 closed in both directions near Blind River (updated)  SooToday.com

Emergency crews responded to a collision near the junction of Highway 17 and Eastman Road west of Mississauga First Nation involving a tractor trailer and ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Belleville Fire Department warns about sales tactics by fire inspection companies - Global News Kingston
Belleville Fire Department warns about sales tactics by fire inspection companies  Global News Kingston

Belleville's fire department has issued an advisory aimed at businesses and landlords, after the department received complaints about high-pressure tactics by ...


Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Popular playground seriously damaged by fire - Video - CityNews
Popular playground seriously damaged by fire - Video  CityNews

A newly built playground in Mississauga, open for just about a year, went up in flames on Monday morning. Tina Yazdani reports. Nov 19, 2018, 6:32 PM.


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



‘He saved his family’: friends of family caught in Mississauga explosion say father is a hero - Global News
‘He saved his family’: friends of family caught in Mississauga explosion say father is a hero  Global News

Yehya Soliman can't believe the space he once rented for his business has been reduced to rubble, after an explosion happened inside a commercial building ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tour a Brampton fire station, have coffee with a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6 to 12 - Brampton Guardian
Tour a Brampton fire station, have coffee with a firefighter during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6 to 12  Brampton Guardian

An open house at Brampton fire station 209 and coffee with a firefighter are the highlights of Fire Prevention Week activities in Brampton, Oct. 6 to 12.


Posted on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:42:30 GMT



Camp to introduce teen girls to firefighting begins in Mississauga - CBC.ca
Camp to introduce teen girls to firefighting begins in Mississauga  CBC.ca

A new camp designed to spark an interest in firefighting among teenage girls gets underway Monday in Mississauga.


Posted on Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT



First-person footage of dramatic chopper rescue during Calif. wildfire - CTV News
First-person footage of dramatic chopper rescue during Calif. wildfire  CTV News

Footage from a helicopter pilot's helmet camera shows how dangerous and dramatic rescues can be — especially when the chopper is running out of fuel and ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



WATCHING NOW 1956 GMC pumper truck donated back to Milton Fire department - 680 News
WATCHING NOW 1956 GMC pumper truck donated back to Milton Fire department  680 News

A 1956 GMC pumper truck sold at auction thirty years ago has made its way back to the Milton Fire Department. Audra Brown with how they hope to breathe new ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Calgary International Airport replaces firefighters with private fire crew - CBC.ca
Calgary International Airport replaces firefighters with private fire crew  CBC.ca

A decades-old relationship between the Calgary Fire Department and the Calgary Airport Authority will be coming to an end next month. The contract between ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Crews on scene of fire at Brampton food plant - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Crews on scene of fire at Brampton food plant  CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Crews are working to stamp out multiple fires that broke out at a food processing facility in Brampton Sunday night.


Posted on Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Residents, business owners to return to Mississauga blast site - CBC.ca
Residents, business owners to return to Mississauga blast site  CBC.ca

Business owners and residents are starting to return to their units at the scene of last weekend's explosion at a strip mall in Mississauga, according to the city's ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Video shows N.S. firefighter jolted by live power line - CTV News
Video shows N.S. firefighter jolted by live power line  CTV News

A dramatic video from rural Nova Scotia shows a firefighter getting jolted by a live power line while battling a blaze. Luckily, he escaped without serious injury.


Posted on Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Ice believed to have fallen from airplane crashes through roof of Mississauga home - Global News
Ice believed to have fallen from airplane crashes through roof of Mississauga home  Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Tony Caccavo said chunks of ice he believes fell from a plane crashed through his roof into his bedroom, shocking his wife.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Corner Brook native Brad Gallant leads charge to remove offensive Indigenous imagery from Mississauga facilities - Northern Pen
Corner Brook native Brad Gallant leads charge to remove offensive Indigenous imagery from Mississauga facilities  Northern Pen

When Brad Gallant was told to get over the fact he found the Mississauga Chiefs logo and mascot offensive to Indigenous people, it only steeled his resolve to ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire crews honoured for bravery and professionalism - Mississauga
Fire crews honoured for bravery and professionalism  Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA – It was still dark (around 4 a.m.) when the alarm toned at Mississauga Fire Station 105.


Posted on Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT



Man, 55, killed in Mississauga crash - Video - CityNews Toronto
Man, 55, killed in Mississauga crash - Video  CityNews Toronto

Police are investigating after a 55-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash in Mississauga. 680 NEWS reporter Carl Hantske is at the scene with the details.


Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



New headquarters for Welland fire department to cost $9.5 million - StCatharinesStandard.ca
New headquarters for Welland fire department to cost $9.5 million  StCatharinesStandard.ca

Raw sewage in the basement of Welland Fire and Emergency *Service's* King Street fire hall last Friday required teams to come in wearing haz-mat suits and ...


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Opinion | 1920s firefighting in Brampton: Walking to fires and flaming garbage - Brampton Guardian
Opinion | 1920s firefighting in Brampton: Walking to fires and flaming garbage  Brampton Guardian

This photograph of the Brampton Fire Department was taken in August 1921, during a pivotal period of change, as the modern system was beginning to take ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



'Hero' dog saves sleeping Grimsby couple from house fire - TheSpec.com
'Hero' dog saves sleeping Grimsby couple from house fire  TheSpec.com

A Grimsby couple is homeless after a fire destroyed their house and two vehicles in the early hours of Wednesday morning.


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Peel Police are Warning Residents to be Aware of Scams - insauga.com
Peel Police are Warning Residents to be Aware of Scams  insauga.com

According to a recent news release, every year it seems police see more frauds and scams. In 2017 Peel Police received 1,957 fraud reports.


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Witness describes tanker truck’s ‘90-degree turn’ in fiery crash that killed two on Hwy. 407 - Toronto Star
Witness describes tanker truck’s ‘90-degree turn’ in fiery crash that killed two on Hwy. 407  Toronto Star

The OPP said a 41-year-old from Brampton and 49-year-old man from Mississauga have died following an explosive highway crash.


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



'Brutal, cruel thing to do': Second Kingston retirement residence forced to vacate - Ottawa Citizen
'Brutal, cruel thing to do': Second Kingston retirement residence forced to vacate  Ottawa Citizen

Fairfield Manor East has been vacated by Kingston Fire and Rescue.


Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Ontario police seize stolen 'MR SEXY' license plates found on Maserati - Columbia Valley Pioneer
Ontario police seize stolen 'MR SEXY' license plates found on Maserati  Columbia Valley Pioneer

The Maserati was being driven by a 17-year-old, who police say was speeding.


Posted on Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'Extension into the home': House fire in Brampton destroys garage, delays Halloween trick-or-treaters - Brampton Guardian
'Extension into the home': House fire in Brampton destroys garage, delays Halloween trick-or-treaters  Brampton Guardian

It was a busy Halloween night for Brampton firefighters, with two separate fires in the city that have caused significant damage.


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Large fire extinguished at River Rouge commercial building - Crain's Detroit Business
Large fire extinguished at River Rouge commercial building  Crain's Detroit Business

A large commercial building fire has been extinguished after it lit up the night sky and sent heavy smoke billowing into the air in River Rouge early Tuesday.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Mississauga firefighters take on Peel police in charity hockey game March 4 - mississauga.com
Mississauga firefighters take on Peel police in charity hockey game March 4  mississauga.com

Tickets on sale now, and they also get you into the Steelheads game.


Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



'Our future is destroyed': Gas leak being blamed for major explosion at Mississauga plaza - mississauga.com
'Our future is destroyed': Gas leak being blamed for major explosion at Mississauga plaza  mississauga.com

A gas leak appears to be the cause behind a massive explosion at a Mississauga plaza over the weekend that destroyed several businesses, damaged a high ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Sudden snow fall prompts warning from fire department - CTV News
Sudden snow fall prompts warning from fire department  CTV News

Fire officials are asking people to check their gas utilities vents on the outside of their home.


Posted on Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Several fire departments credited for battling 26-hour industrial fire - CTV News
Several fire departments credited for battling 26-hour industrial fire  CTV News

The investigation is starting into a 26-hour industrial fire in Kingsville that took the efforts of several departments working together.


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Gogama’s entire fire department resigns - CTVNews.ca
Gogama’s entire fire department resigns  CTVNews.ca

The Local *Service* Board of Gogama responds after the resignation of community's fire chief sparks mass departure of the entire team.


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bringing scandal and injustice to light: How newspapers make a difference in the community - mississauga.com
Bringing scandal and injustice to light: How newspapers make a difference in the community  mississauga.com

It's about trust. Our relationship with our readers is built on transparency, honesty and integrity. As such, we have launched a trust initiative to tell you who we are ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Ice From Plane Crashes into Mississauga Home - insauga.com
Ice From Plane Crashes into Mississauga Home  insauga.com

Yesterday morning (Jan. 9), the following tweet started circulating on Twitter. Piece of ice from a plane crashed into my parents Mississauga home this morning.


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City miffed firefighters getting more than other employees - Mississauga
City miffed firefighters getting more than other employees  Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA — City officials say Mississauga firefighters are receiving better benefits than other municipal employees and the City is blaming it on the ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT



Two companies that provide fire inspection services facing fire code violations - CTV News
Two companies that provide fire inspection services facing fire code violations  CTV News

Two companies that provide fire inspection services are facing charges under the Ontario Fire Code after they allegedly failed to “inspect, test, maintain and ...


Posted on Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Bill Brown expanded and improved Cambridge's fire department - TheRecord.com
Bill Brown expanded and improved Cambridge's fire department  TheRecord.com

The man who laid the foundation for what Cambridge's fire department is today has died. Former fire chief Bill Brown died in his sleep at Cambridge Memorial ...


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Two Mississauga Students Could Win Absolutely Massive Scholarships Soon - insauga.com
Two Mississauga Students Could Win Absolutely Massive Scholarships Soon  insauga.com

Everyone knows that Mississauga is home (or has been home) to impressive individuals who have succeeded in a number of fields. And now, it looks like the ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Iran says gas pipeline explosion kills at least 2 - 95.7 News
Iran says gas pipeline explosion kills at least 2  95.7 News

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reports that a gas pipeline explosion has killed at least two people in the country's southwest. Thursday's ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Deadly crash in Toronto area may have involved mechanical failure: police - CityNews
Deadly crash in Toronto area may have involved mechanical failure: police  CityNews

TORONTO – A deadly crash on a busy toll highway north of Toronto may have been caused by a mechanical failure in one of the vehicles involved, Ontario ...


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Theft from Vancouver Island fire department during power outage a 'low blow' - CTV Vancouver Island
Theft from Vancouver Island fire department during power outage a 'low blow'  CTV Vancouver Island

The thieves made off with all of the department's spare fuel they had been using to power a generator and fire trucks.


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Six Nations fire station closed indefinitely after 'elaborate' break-in - TheSpec.com
Six Nations fire station closed indefinitely after 'elaborate' break-in  TheSpec.com

Thieves cut through a security fence, broke through a concrete wall and bypassed the station's security system.


Posted on Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Police in Toronto and Mississauga respond to bomb threats, as cities throughout Canada and U.S. face similar threats - Toronto Star
Police in Toronto and Mississauga respond to bomb threats, as cities throughout Canada and U.S. face similar threats  Toronto Star

Police in the GTA responded to multiple bomb threats across the region Thursday, including one near King Subway Station that evacuated the station. A number ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Arrest made in cigarette store armed robbery - CTV News
Arrest made in cigarette store armed robbery  CTV News

Police have arrested a local man they believe was involved in an armed robbery at a Highway 17 cigarette store on Mississauga First Nation earlier this month.


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Welland looking for volunteer firefighters - StCatharinesStandard.ca
Welland looking for volunteer firefighters  StCatharinesStandard.ca

Looking for a challenging job? Like serving your community and helping others?


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Apartment fire causes $250,000 in damages - CTV News
Apartment fire causes $250,000 in damages  CTV News

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 115 Avenue O South Sunday evening.


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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