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Tragedy sparks building code changes to improve firefighter safety

By Scott Miller, CTV News   

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Mar. 21, Ontario – 11 years ago, North Perth firefighters, Ken Rea and Ray Walter, were killed after the roof of a dollar store, engulfed in flames, collapsed on top of them, in Listowel. After many years of lobbying and debate, changes to Ontario’s building code have been enacted, to try and prevent a similar tragedy. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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