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Town of Caledon issues Open Air Fire Ban

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 01:33 PM

June 1, 2023 (CALEDON, ON) – Effective Friday, June 2, 2023, at 8 a.m., the Fire Hazard Rating for Caledon will be raised to Extreme. As a result, a temporary open air fire ban will be in effect in the Town of Caledon until further notice.

This ban applies to all agricultural and open air fires, including recreational fires, as defined in By-law 2016-092 - Open Air, Recreational and Agricultural.

The lack of precipitation and extremely dry conditions combined means firefighting operations on grass,...

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services recruiting volunteer firefighters to join their team

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 09:37 AM

May 31, 2023 (CALEDON, ON) – Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is launching a recruitment drive to hire volunteer firefighters, a role that involves responding to both emergencies and non-emergencies, including fires; medical emergencies; vehicle collisions and more.

To be eligible, interested applicants must be 18 years of age and up, have a valid G driver’s licence and live within 8km of a Caledon Fire Station. They must also attend one of three upcoming mandatory information sessions:

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services welcomes new volunteer firefighter recruits

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 09:45 PM

May 17, 2023 (CALEDON, ON) – The Town of Caledon Fire and Emergency Services department welcomed 11 new volunteer firefighters to the team at a graduation ceremony held this evening at Station 302 in Bolton.

“After completing the mandatory 250 hours of training and achieving their level 1 and level 2 National Fire Protection Association 1001 certification, we’re extremely proud to welcome our new volunteer firefighters to Caledon Fire and Emergency Services,” said Fire Chief Dave Forfar. “These...

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services Volunteer Firefighter Graduation

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 01:23 PM

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services will be holding a graduation ceremony for 11 volunteer firefighters who are graduating after completing 250 hours of training and earning their level 1 and level 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter Certification.

  • Graduates piped into the ceremony
  • O Canada sung by Shannon Hughes, a volunteer firefighter from Station 303
  • Chief Forfar remarks
  • Mayor Groves remarks
  • Deputy Chief Rowland remarks
  • Training officer's remarks
  • Slide show of the...

Keeping our Community Safe – Caledon Fire and Emergency Services launches Home Safe Home program

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023 10:29 AM

May 15, 2023 (CALEDON, ON) – Caledon Fire’s Home Safe Home door-to-door program is running from May to October again this year to promote having working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Caledon firefighters will be visiting homes throughout Caledon on weekdays and on weekends.

Don’t be alarmed if you see Fire crews pull up to your house and a firefighter approaching your door starting this month. Chances are there isn’t an emergency, but rather firefighters spreading the word on ensuring you...