Fire Fighting in Canada

Lax enforcement contributes to fatalities


Lax enforcement contributes to fatalities
The majority of fire departments in Ontario – and across the country – have yet to adopt the aggressive enforcement attitude urged upon them by successive fire marshals and coroner’s juries. Are fire officials taking the easy way out?

August 24, 2011 
By The National Post

Aug. 24, 2011, Toronto – When the Toronto Fire Service announced this month that it was
charging two men with smoke-alarm offences after a fatal fire in the
city's east end a few days earlier, it was an event that was at once
common and all too rare. The National Post reports. | READ MORE

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