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Posted Monday, May 06, 2019

With spring now in full swing, Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services are excited to be celebrating this year's 24th annual Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week with the Province. This year's campaign runs May 5-11, 2019 and the theme is: “Are You Ready?” The“Are You Ready?” campaign is an opportunity to increase awareness of emergency preparedness by educating residents on the benefits of making an emergency plan and building an emergency preparedness kit. The “Are ...

Posted Monday, April 15, 2019

Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services personnel have launched an “Alarmed for Life” door-to-door campaign in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in the home, and to assist residents with proper placement, installation and testing of their required alarms. “It is a tremendous advantage to have trained fire service personnel visit your home to ensure proper fire safety resources are in place,” notes Fire Chief C. Ryan E...

Posted Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation CertificateWater Tanker Shuttle Accreditation Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services has once again achieved the Fire Department Water Tanker Shuttle Accreditation, attaining an enhanced level of accreditation for Port Hope and ensuring that the Department is capable of supplying a consistent water source in the event of a fire in the rural area of the Municipality, to both residential and industrial/commercial structures. “The accreditation means that our department has the ability to fight both in...

Posted Thursday, December 06, 2018

Chiefs Holiday MessageCooking, Smoking and Alcohol...A Dangerous Mix The holidays can be one of the most dangerous times of the year for home fires. All too often, these fires are started by careless cooking or smoking. In many cases alcohol is involved. Here are four things you need to do to help keep you and your family safe: 1. Stay in the kitchen when cooking. 2. Drink responsibly. 3. If you smoke, smoke outside. 4. Install and test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and practice your home fire escape plan ...

Posted Thursday, December 06, 2018

Port Hope 2018 Toy and Gift DrivePort Hope Fire and Emergency Services and the Port Hope Firefighter's Association 2018 Toy and Gift Drive is underway. Help support your community by donating a new unwrapped toy, gift card or gift to the following locations: Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services Administration Office - 245 Ontario St.Dreamers Cafe - corner of Walton and Queen St.Chard Residence - 76 Ward St.Unwrapped toys and gifts will be accepted until Saturday, December 15th, at which point the Salvation Army will collect ...

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