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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.”

Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Plastic Handle Fire ExtinguishersImportant Recall Notice: Kidde in conjunction with Health Canada, has announced a recall on millions of plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button pinindicator fire extinguishers. For full details on the recall click here: Health Canada

Posted Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Info SheetCarbon Monoxide Awareness Week November 1-7, 2017 Beat the Silent Killer: Prevent CO in Your Home Ontario's Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Municipality of Port Hope Fire & Emergency Services Department reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. “In Ontario, more than 65% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” said Fire Chief Ryan Edgar. “We want to make sure...

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