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by momof
Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Staffing an issue for Wasaga Beach fire department
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Staffing an issue for Wasaga Beach fire department

WASAGA BEACH - Wasaga Beach is the only municipality in the province that has firefighters working alone. There are 14-full-time firefighters to staff two stations - Fire Station One (headquarters) in the east end at 966 River Road West and Fire Station Two in the west end at 3050 Mosley Street - bu...
by momof
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Firefighter job not that dangerous, says Wasaga councillor
Replies: 0
Views: 963

Firefighter job not that dangerous, says Wasaga councillor

WASAGA BEACH — The town’s firefighters may have to rush into burning buildings on occasion, but it’s not the most dangerous job in town, one municipal councillor says. During continuing discussions on the municipal budget, Tuesday night, the town’s fire chief Mike McWilliam pitched his request to ad...
by momof
Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Firefighting
Topic: Firefighter Certification
Replies: 9
Views: 3675

Pre-Service - OFM Exam

[quote=""pumper2013""]With these changes coming into effect what happens to the people that have their pre-service complete but not the ofm tests completed? Are the four ofm tests going to be eliminated?[/quote] Have been trying to find out that answer. College websites are still saying, that follow...
by momof
Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Toronto 2013 Recruitment
Replies: 1634
Views: 466911

[quote=""andrewt""]I thought this OFM stuff is getting scrapped for NFPA certs? hopefully this doesn't sound stupid but how does one find out test dates for OFM? everytime I google the OFM stuff I get nothing helpful[/quote] Pre-Service grads were able to write the OFM test and get their certs- howe...
by momof
Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: The Fallen
Topic: Passing of Retired TFS FF Al Mugford
Replies: 0
Views: 4212

Passing of Retired TFS FF Al Mugford

ALLAN MELBOURNE MUGFORD - Muggs safely slid into home plate on Sunday, October 27, 2013 in Oshawa in his 80th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Karen. Father of Karen, Michael, Lynn (Steve), Diane (Tom), Paula and Janine (Charlie). Step-father of Rory (Dianne) and Neil (Stephanie). Grandfather o...
by momof
Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Hiring
Topic: Tiny Township Volunteer Recruitment
Replies: 0
Views: 1172

Tiny Township Volunteer Recruitment

Tiny Township is looking for volunteer firefighters.

http://www.township.tiny.on.ca/resident ... /index.htm
by momof
Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Arizona Hotshot LODD's family denied benefits
Replies: 0
Views: 872

Arizona Hotshot LODD's family denied benefits

A family of one of the Arizona Hotshot team is being denied benefits due to a clerical error. Please sign the petition on the attached link. https://www.change.org/petitions/our-fallen-hero-andrew-ashcraft-get-the-family-andrew-s-benefit-package-that-they-were-promised?alert_id=OmrLQhnFMN_YQPGveawto...
by momof
Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: West Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion - Five FFs Missing
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Update

Updated list of fire service members [quote=""momof""]Fatalities * Morris Bridges, 41. Fire sprinkler technician for Action Fire Pros. Member of West Volunteer Fire Department. * Perry Calvin, 37. Student at Hill College Fire Academy. Member of Mertens and Navarro Mills Volunteer Fire Department. * ...
by momof
Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: West Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion - Five FFs Missing
Replies: 6
Views: 2293

Fatalities

Fatalities * Perry Calvin of the Navarro Mills Volunteer Fire Department * Jerry Chapman of the Abbott Volunteer Fire Department * Cody Dragoo, an employee of West Fertilizer Co. and member of West Volunteer Fire Department * Joey Pustejovsky, West city secretary and member of West Volunteer Fire De...
by momof
Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: Mixed model’ fire savings cited
Replies: 3
Views: 1547

Mixed model’ fire savings cited

FYI - there is a poll - see the bottom of the article - link provided Brockville's fire department could save 35 per cent and maintain its current response times by switching to a mix of volunteers and full-time firefighters, notes a University of Toronto economics paper. While Mayor David Henderson...