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Written by Niagarathisweek
Mar. 26, 2019, Thorold, Ont. - The newest Thorold fire chief is no stranger to the city. Terry Dixon has been appointed chief of the Thorold Fire Department, taking over for interim Chief Vince Giovannini, who filled in after Brian Dickson left the organization late last year. Dixon brings nearly 35 years of experience to the position, split almost evenly has a volunteer and full-time firefighter. Niagarathisweek reports. | READ MORE
Written by VOCM
Mar. 26, 2019, Mount Pearl, N.L. - Fire crews were called to O’Donel High School in Mount Pearl Monday night after an electrical fire prompted the building’s evacuation. The call came at about 8:40 p.m., as people had gathered in the gymnasium for a basketball game. A heater in the gym caught fire, causing no serious damage, but prompting a call to the fire department. VOCM reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 26, 2019, Pickering, Ont. - Pickering Fire Services say a man has been taken to hospital with serious burns following a massive house fire in Pickering on Monday afternoon. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 26, 2019, Mississauga, Ont. - Emergency crews worked through the night to put out a fire that damaged several homes in Mississauga on Monday. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 25, 2019, Regina - The 2019-20 Saskatchewan budget contains new, non-refundable tax credits for volunteer firefighters and medical fire responders. Volunteers with at least 200 hours of service in a year will be able to claim a $3,000 tax credit, starting in the 2020 tax year. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 25, 2019, Leamington, Ont. - The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating after a large agricultural building fire in Leamington, Ont., early Saturday. The initial damage is estimated at $7 million, say officials. No one was injured. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by The Chronicle Herald
Mar. 25, 2019, Pictou, N.S. - A fire at the Advocate Printing plant located on the outskirts of Pictou on Sunday afternoon has been brought under control. A fire at the Advocate Printing plant located on the outskirts of Pictou has been brought under control. The Chronicle Herald reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 25, 2019, Windsor, Ont. - A restaurant fire in Windsor Saturday was intentionally set, fire officials say. Crews responded to a building in the 600-block of the street that serves both as a commercial building and residential building. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by University of Melbourne
Mar. 22, 2019, Melbourne, Aus. – In the future, swarms of robots could help us perform tasks from search and rescue to farming, researchers say. | READ MORE
Written by CityNews
Mar. 22, 2019, Toronto - An early-morning fire in Parkdale forced as many as 30 people out of their homes early Friday morning. Emergency crews were called to a four-storey apartment building around 4:30 a.m. Officials said the fire started in a bedroom on the third floor of the building. CityNews reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 22, 2019, Chilliwack, B.C. - Chilliwack firefighters are reminding residents to use caution when clearing brush with fire during dry conditions after crews had to put down a blaze to a vacant guest cottage and keep the fire from spreading after one such brush fire got out of hand on Thursday afternoon. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Global News
Mar. 22, 2019, Calgary - A home in the community of Lake Bonavista suffered damage in a garage fire on Thursday. Firefighters arrived at the scene at around 6 a.m. to find flames and smoke pouring from the home. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 21, 2019, Mississauga, Ont. - Passersby helped a woman and a child escape from a second-floor window as fire tore through a Mississauga apartment on Wednesday morning, according to firefighters and a witness. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Written by Truro Daily
Mar. 21, 2019, Truro, N.S. - A popular and well-liked Truro firefighter injured during a recent training accident has died. Skyler Blackie, 29, passed away at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax on Wednesday morning from his injuries after being removed from life support on Tuesday. Truro Daily reports. | READ MORE
Written by CBC News
Mar. 21, 2019, Toronto - Two firefighters were injured in a two-alarm fire at a Toronto restaurant Wednesday night. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
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