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Fireworks Safety Reminder

Posted on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 09:15 AM

With Victoria Day celebrations fast approaching, Caledon Fire and Emergency Services reminds retailers and homeowners to be responsible when selling, purchasing and setting off fireworks, so that holiday celebrations can be enjoyed safely by everyone.

All retailers MUST purchase a permit from Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, and can only sell fireworks during the ten (10) days prior to Victoria Day, starting May 11, 2018. Fire Prevention staff will be conducting fire safety inspections...

Recognizing Emergency Preparedness Week (May 6 – 12, 2018)

Posted on Thursday, May 03, 2018 09:00 AM

Emergency Preparedness Week (May 6 – 12, 2018) is a Canada-wide initiative to increase awareness of individual and family preparedness. Caledon Fire & Emergency Services encourage residents to be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency while rescue workers help those in urgent need and attend to the cause of the emergency.

“By taking a few simple steps, you can become better prepared to face a range of emergencies”, says Fire Chief Darryl Bailey, who also...

New Bolton Fire Station Update

Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018 07:00 AM

To ensure that the construction of the new Bolton Fire Station continues to move forward, the Town of Caledon has exercised its contractual right to secure the project site.

“Despite the Town’s efforts to work with the contractor responsible for the construction, certain contractual obligations have not been fulfilled and therefore the contractor has been found in default of its agreement,” stated Fuwing Wong, General Manager, Finance and Infrastructure Services. “The Town continually monitors our...

Fire Prevention Week | Every Second Counts - Plan two ways out!

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017 10:30 AM

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds. Do you know what to do?

Fire Prevention Week is October 8 – 14, 2017, and the perfect time for Caledon Fire & Emergency Services to remind all households to develop a home escape plan together and practice it. A plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom and near all sleeping areas. It also includes two ways out of every room, usually a door and a window, with a clear path to an outside meeting...

Caledon Fire concerned over increase in illegal fires

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:00 AM

Caledon Fire & Emergency Services is concerned over the large amount of rubbish and garbage being illegally burned on  properties over the past couple of weeks. This is a violation of the Town’s Open Air, Recreational and Agricultural fires By-law and the Ontario Fire Code. Property owners are reminded that they can be subject to large invoices for services rendered for non-compliance with the By-law.  Emergency responses to these incidents takes fire services away from residents requiring...