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Posted On Friday, January 07, 2022

A West Elliott Street property owner has pleaded guilty to 2 counts of Fire Code contraventions under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act in Bracebridge Provincial Offences Court on January 5, 2022.
The individual was fined $7,500 plus court costs for one count of failing to maintain smoke alarms in operating condition and $2500 plus court costs for a second count of failing to install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms as required.
Charges were filed by the Huntsville/Lake...

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Posted On Friday, November 19, 2021

(HUNTSVILLE/LAKE OF BAYS) Mark your calendars, Huntsville and Lake of Bays, for Project Porchlight Food Drive 2021.
The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department, in support of the Salvation Army Huntsville Food Bank, is ramping up for the 33rd annual food drive.
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, starting at 6 p.m. fire trucks, with the assistance of the OPP, paramedics, public works and volunteers will be coming house-to-house collecting healthy non-perishable food donations across...

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Posted On Saturday, November 13, 2021

(HUNTSVILLE) Firefighters from stations 1, 4 and 5 battled a structure fire on Allensville Rd. near Hwy. 11 in Huntsville early Saturday morning.
With limited water sources in the area, tankers from stations 1 and 4 were called in to assist with water supply.
Crews were dispatched shortly before 1 a.m. and battled the blaze until 7:30 a.m. One team of firefighters remained on scene to put out spots as an excavator removed caved-in walls.
The occupants managed to safely...

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Posted On Thursday, October 28, 2021

(Huntsville and Lake of Bays ON) The Huntsville Lake of Bays Fire Department is seeking public feedback on fire services in our community as part of the Fire Department’s Master Plan.
“As our communities continue to grow, it is integral that our fire services continue to meet the needs of the area,” says Fire Chief Rob Collins. “We want to know what is important to our residents with respect to our services and where improvements can be made.”
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Posted On Saturday, October 02, 2021

The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on Brunel Road in Huntsville around 2:30pm this afternoon.
Crews from Station 1 and 5 with assistance from Station 4 in Baysville encountered heavy flames coming out the rear of the structure. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the blaze under control. 
One female occupant managed to escape the blaze and was transported to hospital as a precaution. No injuries were reported...

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