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Toronto Fire Services provides high quality, efficient and effective emergency response along with fire prevention and education services to those who live in, work in, and visit the City of Toronto.

News Highlights

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Take Our Kids to Work Day

Take Our Kids to Work Day took place at various locations around the City. The children of Toronto Firefighters were able to see what their parents do at work.

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CO Education at the CNE

During the 2014 Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto Firefighters were joined by John Gignac of the Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education who helped provide life saving advice about carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Ice Bucket Challenge

Toronto Fire accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Toronto Police Services, and does it a little differently.

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Historical Chemical Fire Engine

An antique chemical fire engine was re-dedicated during a ceremony at #TorontoFire Station 423. The restoration included special construction of wooden wheels by Mennonite craftsmen.

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Fire Safety Events

Fire Safety events occur in an ongoing basis. Check our Fire Prevention page for dates and times of upcoming events.

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Increased Cancer Coverage for Firefighters

During a press conference at Fire Station 314, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario is extending workplace protection for Firefighters to include additional cancers.

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New Fire Candidate Testing Service

During a press conference announcing a new province-wide, single fire candidate testing service in Ontario, Chief Sales stated next hiring will use the new program.

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Fire Prevention Inspection Visits

Fire Prevention Inspectors visit many different buildings in the City of Toronto on a daily basis. Be aware of individuals who try to pass themselves as Toronto Fire Services staff. Protect yourself by checking credentials before allowing entry.

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Change your Clocks, Change your Batteries

When you change your clocks ahead, change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Most fatal fires happen at night. A working smoke alarm can alert you when you are sleeping.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Some of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are similar to the flu such as tiredness, headaches, dizziness, nausea or vomiting and shortness of breath. Read through our tips to learn how to protect yourself.

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Careers with Toronto Fire Services

Seeking information about a career with Toronto Fire Services? Toronto Fire Services has three entry-level firefighting positions: Operations Firefighter, Calltaker/Dispatcher and Fire Prevention Inspector.

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Emergency Preparedness

How to protect yourself in a tornado, lightning or winter storm and house fire. Also advice on how to plan for an emergency.

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Fire Station Locations

Operations of the four Fire Commands showing map, fire stations and fire prevention offices.

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