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Posted Wednesday, February 19, 2020

2020 VFF Recruit InvitationPort Hope Fire and Emergency Services invites interested members of the public to attend the upcoming Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Information Night on Thursday, February 27, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Port Hope Community Hub, located at 5325 County Road 10. “We are looking for a few more exceptional individuals to join our dedicated team,” notes Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar, Director of Fire and Emergency Services. “Our Volunteer Firefighters are notably reliable; p...

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Burnt electrical outletNew TikTok Challenge Posing Serious Electrical Risks The Electrical Safety Authority is issuing a warning to all Ontarians not to participate or share a “challenge” on the social media platform TikTok that could lead to electrical fires and pose a serious safety risk. Despite the electrical damage caused by their actions, some TikTok users continue to put themselves and others at immediate risk for injury or fatality. “While no known injuries have been reported so far, the po...

Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services is excited to partner once again with the Port Hope Fire Fighters Association (PHFFA), who will officially host the launch of this year's “Fill the Fire Truck” this Saturday, November 30th at 11:30 a.m. at the Fire Administration Office/Station #1 (245 Ontario Street). “Christmas 2018 was a huge success as a result of our partnership with the Port Hope Fire Fighters Association,” explained Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar, Director of Fire a...

Posted Thursday, November 14, 2019

2019 Fire Chief for the DayThe theme for Fire Prevention Week this year was “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape, Plan and Practice Your Escape”. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Escape planning and practice can help you make the most of the time you have, giving everyone enough time to get out In an effort to encourage families to create their home fire escape plan, Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services hosted a Fire Chief for...

Posted Thursday, November 14, 2019

Council Fire AwardsMembers of Council and Fire Chief C. Ryan Edgar recognized several Firefighters for their long service and special performance with Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. Members who have reached fire service milestones this year include: Firefighter Bill Read for 25 years of service; Captain David Drummond for 20 years of service; Firefighter William Vinge with 10 years of service; and Firefighter Mike O'Brien with 5 years of service. Many members of the Service w...

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