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New burn permit application offers more choice, convenience

Posted on Friday, March 03, 2017 04:30 AM

Property owners in Caledon can now buy a burn permit from a newly updated online application that offers more choice and the convenience of 7/24 availability.

“Our residents want to access Town services when it makes sense for THEM,” said Mayor Allan Thompson.  “With our online burn permit application they don’t have to make a trip during the day or fill out paperwork. They can go online anytime and get a permit, fast.”

Launched in 2014, Caledon’s online burn permit application has been updated...

Caledon’s Fire Chief urges residents to install smoke alarms and practise home fire escape plans

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 03:00 AM

Caledon Fire & Emergency Services reminds residents to make sure that they have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas, and have practised a home fire escape plan with everyone in their home.  

“Many fatal fires occur at night when everyone is asleep, so early warning is crucial to survival,” says Caledon Fire Chief Darryl Bailey. “The Ontario Fire Code requires working smoke alarms on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. For...

The Town of Caledon appoints Fire Chief

Posted on Monday, January 23, 2017 02:45 AM

The Town of Caledon appoints Fire Chief

Darryl Bailey has been appointed Fire Chief of the Town of Caledon. This appointment follows Bailey’s appointment of Acting Fire Chief late last year.

Bailey has worked full time with Caledon Fire & Emergency Services since 2003, most recently as Acting Fire Chief and as Deputy Fire Chief, Operations. He has been a firefighter in Markham, Welland and Mississauga. He is a certified Municipal Manager with over 20 years practical experience in fire suppression,...

Recall of Electrically Powered Kidde Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016 11:15 AM

Town of Caledon Fire & Emergency Services would like to advise the public that Health Canadahas issued a recall which involves the Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO Alarm KN-COSM-IBCA and KN-COSM-ICA models with manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and March 2011. The alarms are hard-wired into a home's electric power.

The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. "Kidde" is engraved on the front of the alarm. "Kidde", the model number and manufacture dates are...

Christmas Food and Toy Drive

Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2016 12:30 PM

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up again this year in support of Caledon Community Services’ Santa Fund program at the Exchange in Bolton.

The goal of the third annual partnership between the Exchange and Caledon Fire and Emergency Services Food amd Toy Drive is to help ensure that all families and kids have a good Christmas and holiday season.

Please note: gifts for girls and boys between the ages of 10 and 15 years old are in high demand.

There are three locations to drop off your non-perishable...