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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...

Posted Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Fire Prevention Week bannerHey Kids! It's Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14, 2017 - This year's theme is "Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out!" Smoke and fire spread fast. There's no time to figure out how to escape AFTER a fire starts. Thats why it is so important that everyone has working smoke alarms in their home and that they practice a home fire escape plan with everyone in their household BEFORE there's a fire. Sparky would like you to take his challenge: Draw your Home Fire Escape Plan or Colour in the Step...

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