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Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2018

CO/Smoke Alarm centre ice logoSmoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives! Residents in the Municipality of Port Hope can see a big change at the Jack Burger Sports Complex (JBSC) arena with the addition of Port Hope's largest smoke alarm surrounding the rink's centre ice. “When presented the idea, we absolutely had to jump at the opportunity,” explained C. Ryan Edgar, Fire Chief and Director of Fire and Emergency Services for the Municipality of Port Hope. “During hockey games or other on-ice events, all...

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2018

Restricted Burn Ban Lifted Municipality of Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services advises all rural residents that the Restricted Burn Ban has been lifted for the Rural Area. With the recent changes in local conditions and close evaluation of several weather sources, residents are now permitted to resume burning within the respective limitations of their burn permit. Residents are reminded that they must obtain a burn permit for any burning in the Municipality of Port Hope and that burning is ...

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 ...

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