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Posted Monday, May 08, 2017

EP Week 2017 bannerAre you prepared for an emergency? May 7-13 is Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada. This year's theme is "Plan. Prepare. Be Aware." The Municipality of Port Hope reminds you to be prepared so you can stay safe during an emergency in our community. By taking a few simple steps, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies - anytime, anywhere. It is important to: Know the risks - Although the consequences of disasters can be similar, knowing the risks specific to our comm...

Posted Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Port Hope Fire & Emergency Services Department would like to offer the public some basic safety tips given the recent special provincial flood watch notices issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ganaraska Region Conservation Area. Turn Around, Don't Drown! ŽAvoid walking or driving through flood waters.Just 6 inches of moving water can knock you down, and 1 foot of water can sweep your vehicle away.If there is a chance of flash flooding, move immediately to higher ground.If fl...

Posted Monday, April 10, 2017

The Municipality of Port Hope is pleased to announce that Reno Levesque has been hired to the position of Deputy Fire Chief for the Port Hope Fire & Emergency Services Department, effective April 24th, 2017. Deputy Fire Chief Designate Levesque has been the full-time Training Officer with the Town of Georgina Fire Department where he oversaw training forty career and sixty volunteer firefighters as well as three fire prevention staff members. Prior to his employment with the Town of Georgina he...

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Information Night VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT INFORMATION NIGHT Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 6:30pm Fire Administration Office 5325 County Road 10, Port Hope Resumes will be considered from residents of the Municipality of Port Hope. For any questions, please call 905-753-2230 or visit www.porthopefire.ca Be part of the tradition. Be part of the excitement. Be part of the community.

Posted Friday, October 28, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Awareness WeekOntario's Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the 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 80% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the hoInsert/Edit Linkme. We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO. Get all fuel-burning appliances inspected by a registered contractor. Visit COSafety.ca to find a registered contractor nea...

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