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Fire crews battling golf course blaze
May 31, 2012, Blenheim, Ont. - Chatham-Kent fire fighters are currently battling a blaze at a popular golf course near Blenheim. The Windsor Star reports.
Intense rainstorm keeps Montreal firefighters busy
May 31, 2012, Montreal - Montreal firefighters answered more than 900 calls during Tuesday afternoon’s cloudburst, Mayor Gérald Tremblay said Wednesday. The Montreal Gazette reports.
Driver charged after minivan collides with fire truck
May 31, 2012, Toronto - Police laid charges after a minivan collided with a fire truck outside of a fire hall on Thursday morning. City News Toronto reports.
Tenants flee Winnipeg apartment fire
May 31, 2012, Winnipeg - All the tenants in a downtown apartment building were able to get out safely after a fire broke out Wednesday. The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Fire destroys waterfront home in Ottawa
May 30, 202, Ottawa – Fire has “completely destroyed” a two-storey waterfront home at 3846 Armitage Ave. in the Constance Bay area, said Ottawa Fire Services. The Ottawa Citizen reports.
Fire bans declared in Yellowknife
May 30, 2012, Yellowknife – Fire bans have been declared in Yellowknife, Hay River and Fort Smith due to dry conditions in the North and South Slave regions. CBC News reports.
May 30, 2012, Midland, Ont. – Monday was our regular training night and lucky for us, we were doing marine training. (And no, that’s not just code for jumping in the lake to cool off . . . ) Our fire department actually has two marine units, one in Station 1 and one in Station 3, which is our hall. Our boat is a 1988 20-foot Crestliner equipped with a 5,000 litre per minute Hale pump and two four-inch direct-in-water intakes. (Thanks to Mr. Oakley Sunglasses, who did the training, for the specs . . . all I knew for sure was that it was a boat with a pump on board.)
Fire crews douse small blaze in Labrador
May 30, 2012, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L. - Firefighters in Happy Valley-Goose Bay had another woods fire to deal with Tuesday. CBC News reports.
Fire marshal issues recommendations to Sudbury
May 30, 2012, Sudbury, Ont. - The Ontario Fire Marshal's Office has devised 25 recommendations that will help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of fire prevention services conducted in Greater Sudbury. Northernlife.ca reports.
Apartment fire clears downtown Windsor building
May 30, 2012, Windsor, Ont. - Students were rerouted on their way to school and residents were left standing in the street after a blaze tore through a downtown apartment Tuesday morning. The Windsor Star reports.