This year’s FPW campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm,” provides an ideal opportunity to educate the public about the importance of having working smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home, including the basement.
After experiencing almost $10 million in dollar loss to farm-related fires since 2010, the Perth East Fire Department is launching a major farm fire safety program. “Building A Farm Fire Safe Community” launches today in the Townships of Perth East & Perth South and the Municipality of West Perth. The first year of the program […]
Over the years, Beth’s insightful yet practical approach has been key to many of OFMEM’s successes. Her more recent contributions have been recognized through several awards including a 2008 Ovation Award for Outstanding Achievement (Sunrise Propane Explosion – OFM Response Team), 2014 Ovation Award for Partnerships (MCSCS Fire Safety for Vulnerable Occupancies Team), and a […]
Communique 2015-06 Duty to Report Child Abuse and/or Neglect In February 2014, the Coroner’s Jury from the inquest into Jeffrey Baldwin’s death issued its verdict and recommendations. In support of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services’ implementation of inquest recommendations, the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is providing some information […]