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Posted Monday, July 16, 2018

Municipality of Port Hope Under Burn Restriction Residents are advised that the Municipality of Port Hope is under a Burn Restriction. Restricted burning means that small, contained campfires are permitted but no other open air burning is allowed. Municipality of Port Hope Fire and Emergency services will continue to monitor conditions and will adjust the ban accordingly, if needed. Residents are reminded that Burn Permits can be obtained through the Fire Department, but are available to rural...

Posted Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Photo of Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar.jpgEmergency Preparedness Week is May 6-12, 2018 Port Hope Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar wants to make sure that the general public know that, “If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to get to you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. By taking a few simple steps today, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies – anytime, anywhere.” Chief Edgar says that the easiest wa...

Posted Tuesday, March 06, 2018

As the finishing touches are made to Fire Station 1, which is currently under renovation, Municipality of Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services administrative staff will begin the process of moving their office from their current location at the Canton Municipal building to their new home at Station 1, located at 245 Ontario Street, with the move slated to take place from March 7-9. “We are looking forward to getting settled in at our new location quickly and with little disruption to ...

Posted Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Firefighter Toy DriveThe Port Hope Firefighter Association's Annual Salvation Army Toy Drive is underway! New unwrapped toys, gift cards or gifts can be dropped off anytime to 76 Ward Street, Port Hope (2nd house north of Hope Street). OR The firefighters will collect toys and gifts during the Santa Claus Parade on November 25, 2017.

Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Change clocks change batteriesRemember - Change your Clocks, Change your Alarm Batteries When setting clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 5th remember to also change smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) detector batteries. “It's a habit that's both simple and life-saving,” says Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar. "We urge everyone to not only change their batteries when they change their clocks but also set a reminder to test their alarms once every month.”

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