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Fatal Fire at Taylor Drive Under Investigation

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:30 AM

A fire investigation is underway to determine the origin and cause of a fire at 18 Taylor Drive which sent one person to hospital and resulted in the death of another. The investigation is being conducted by investigators from the Office of the Fire Marshal.
Fire Crews responded to a reported fire at 18 Taylor Drive in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 29. They arrived to find a mobile home on fire with flames coming from the front half of the building.  Fire fighters were able to...

Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off

Nor’wester View School Helps Kick-Off Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 07:30 AM

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue kicked-off Fire Prevention Week at Nor’wester View Elementary School today. Students from the grade 4/5 class educated a gymnasium full of classmates, teachers and Thunder Bay Fire Rescue personnel on general home fire safety and the importance of working smoke alarms.

Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 7-13, and this year’s theme is, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”

“Working smoke alarms give you the early warning needed to safely escape a fire,”...

Fire Rescue Welcomes New 2018 Recruits

Posted on Friday, October 05, 2018 10:00 AM

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue will host its formal graduation ceremony tomorrow morning, Saturday, Oct. 6, to welcome seven recruits, as well as to pay tribute to those honoured with Long-Term Service Awards.

“I am pleased to introduce seven new firefighters to Thunder Bay Fire Rescue,” said Fire Chief John Hay. “In recognizing the hard work and dedication these individuals put forth, we thank them and their families for their commitment to the Fire Service and the citizens of Thunder Bay, now and into...