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Origin of Burns Bog fire determined

A joint investigation into the cause of this summer’s wildfire at Burns Bog in Delta, B.C. has determined it originated around the base of one of the radio towers in the affected area, but the cause of the blaze still hasn’t been identified. >> Read full article

Firefighter granted bail

A volunteer firefighter, facing more than a dozen arson charges in Cape Breton, has been granted bail. >> Read full article

Fire destroys industrial business

Seven fire stations and more than 50 firefighters responded to a large fire at an industrial business park near Townshend in Hagersville, Ont. >> Read full article

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While the focus at FireCon Friday and Saturday in Thunder Bay, Ont., was hands-on-training for firefighters, political talk in meeting rooms and hallways was equally enlightening. >> Learn More…

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Mississauga quarry fire visible from Toronto waterfront

An industrial fire that broke out in a quarry in Mississauga on Sunday afternoon sent thick plumes of grey smoke billowing into the air. >> Read full article

Community worried following a chain of suspicious fires

In today’s episode of Fire Fighting in Canada This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on worried residents in a New Brunswick community following a chain of suspicious fires, editor Laura King reports from the FireCon training conference in Thunder Bay, Ont., and High Level Fire Chief Rodney Schmidt highlights the value of regional co-operation during a recent lumber-mill fire. >> Read full article

Enrol in Firefighter Training Day leadership program – there’s still time!

Firefighter Training Day is THIS Saturday but there’s still time to register in our leadership and succession planning workshop. The session will model what leadership in a modern fire service should look like, and will offer attendees ways to make succession planning more effective. The course, which is geared towards chief officers in volunteer/composite/career departments, will examine one department’s journey from mediocrity to standard-leading leadership. Sign up today! >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs occupational health and safety training workshop

Sept. 14-15, 2016
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Fire Fighting in Canada Firefighter Training Day

Sept. 17, 2016
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info