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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...

Posted Thursday, October 17, 2019

Municipality of Port Hope Partners with Canada Task Force in Provincial Urban Search and Rescue Exercise Municipality of Port Hope has partnered with Canada Task Force 3 (CAN-TF3), to conduct a Provincial Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) exercise on the properties of 74 Queen Street (the former Lakeland Place) and 10 Robertson Street (the former Canadian Tire Store), from October 15 to 19, 2019. Canada Task Force 3 is one of six Heavy Urban Search and Rescue teams in Canada, located in Toronto, ...

Posted Monday, September 30, 2019

2019 Open House InformationPort Hope Fire and Emergency Services are urging everyone in the Municipality of Port Hope to make and practice their fire safety escape plan during this year's Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 6-12, 2019, is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape.” “Develop a home fire escape plan. It could save your life. If a fire occurred in your home, would your family get out safely?” asks Fire Chief C. Ry...

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