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Woman charged after Eotbicoke house set on fire

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Posted by web-chief on Feb 21, 2012 @ 8:16AM

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ETOBICOKE, ON - A woman in her 50s who is alleged to have intentionally set fire to her Etobicoke home late Sunday night has been charged with arsona.

Toronto fire crews received the call around 11:40 p.m. and the blaze was put out shortly after crews arrived at the two-storey townhouse on Dixington Cres.




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Bobsled track accident scene poses PTSD risk
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 9:07AM

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CALGARY, AB - Police, paramedics and firefighters responding to Canada Olympic Park in Calgary on the weekend discovered a gruesome situation they couldn't have been prepared for, even with training ...[ read more ]

Source: CBC News (click for full story)
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Editor's blog
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 9:06AM

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MISSISSAUGA, ON - The best line I heard yesterday during Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) training came from the table behind me: "The only way to change things in the fire service," a classmate said, ...[ read more ]

Source: Fire Fighting in Canada (click for full story)
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Charges could be laid in fatal TCH seniors building fire
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 8:03AM

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TORONTO, ON - Charges could be laid against Toronto Community Housing after it was discovered there was furniture in the hallway of a building where a fatal fire happened on Friday, according to Toron...[ read more ]

Source: CityNews (click for full story)
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Fire ravages Quebec seniors residence
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 8:02AM

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BOIS DES FILLION, QC - A retirement home in the Lower Laurentians was ravaged by a fire that broke out late Monday evening...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Fire tears through daycare centre
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 8:01AM

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KILWORTH, ON - It’s unknown when a day-care centre in Kilworth that was damaged in a fire Sunday will reopen...[ read more ]

Source: The London Free Press (click for full story)
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Overnight blaze forces 13 people form their homes
Posted by web-chief on Feb 9, 2016 @ 8:01AM

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SAINT JOHN, NB - An overnight fire has displaced 13 people from their homes in a building in downtown Saint John, N.B...[ read more ]

Source: The Canadian Press (click for full story)
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Editor's blog
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 9:09AM

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TORONTO, ON - It's a cliché, but it sure seems as if in Ontario, at least, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Three examples.

1...[ read more ]

Source: Fire Fighting in Canada (click for full story)
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Seniors home fire sparks debate over inspection laws
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:56AM

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TORONTO, ON - A fatal fire at a Toronto apartment building for low-income seniors has provoked renewed scrutiny of provincial laws regarding inspections and automatic sprinklers – the latter a safety ...[ read more ]

Source: The Globe and Mail (click for full story)
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Firefighter sustains life-threatening injuries in tanker rollover
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:55AM

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CORNWALL, ON - How South Glengarry firefighter Randy Robertson survived a harrowing rollover accident on Highway 401 Saturday is anyone's guess – except his...[ read more ]

Source: Cornwall Seaway News (click for full story)
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Chester chief raises concerns over future of fire service
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:53AM

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CHESTER, NS - Chester's Fire Chief Dave Richardson says he fears for the future of his department if a fire services contract between the District of Chester and the Village of Chester isn't renewed ...[ read more ]

Source: The Chronicle Herald (click for full story)
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Woman pronounced dead after Toronto fire
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:53AM

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TORONTO, ON - Police say a woman is dead after a fire in Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood.

The blaze broke out at approximately 12:50 p.m...[ read more ]

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Weekend blaze destroys coffee shop
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:52AM

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WOODBRIDGE, ON - A coffee shop in Woodbridge, Ont. was destroyed after an overnight fire on Saturday, police say.

The fire started at approximately 1:30 a.m...[ read more ]

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One person dead, five displaced in Saint John apartment fire
Posted by web-chief on Feb 8, 2016 @ 8:51AM

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SAINT JOHN, NB - One person has died and five other people are now looking for temporary housing after an early-morning apartment fire in Saint John.

The fire, which happened at 201 St...[ read more ]

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Dispatches
Posted by web-chief on Feb 5, 2016 @ 11:54AM

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MISSISSAUGA, ON - Day four of five at the Garry W. Morden Training Centre for the R2MR (Road to Mental Readiness) train-the-trainer course...[ read more ]

Source: Fire Fighting in Canada (click for full story)
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Council approves plan to replace aging fire headquarters
Posted by web-chief on Feb 5, 2016 @ 8:53AM

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VICTORIA, BC - It’s unclear where it will ultimately be located, what it will look like or even what other functions it may serve, but the City of Victoria has approved the next stage of the process t...[ read more ]

Source: The Times Colonist (click for full story)
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Blaze destroys vacant seniors centre
Posted by web-chief on Feb 5, 2016 @ 8:52AM

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MAPLE RIDGE, BC - A Maple Ridge seniors centre was destroyed by a massive fire Thursday morning, the second fire to hit the building in a month...[ read more ]

Source: Castanet (click for full story)
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North Westside Fire Rescue names acting chief
Posted by web-chief on Feb 5, 2016 @ 8:51AM

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VERNON, BC - A new acting fire chief has been named to serve residents in the North Westside area.

Starting Feb...[ read more ]

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Smouldering trash sparks garbage truck fire
Posted by web-chief on Feb 5, 2016 @ 8:50AM

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SASKATOON, SK - A flaming garbage truck has Saskatoon firefighters warning the public to check their trash...[ read more ]

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