2014 Forest Fire Season Begins

From the Ministry of Natural Resources:

Due to current conditions, this website (ontario.ca/forestfire) will be updated once a week, on Mondays, until such time more frequent updates are warranted.

It’s been a long, cold, snowy winter across northern Ontario. However, despite the current winter-like conditions, April 1st marks the official start to the Ontario forest …

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Daytime Burning Restrictions

It is that time of year again, although it does not look like it by the weather.  This is a reminder that Daytime Open Air Burning is restricted from April 1 to October 31.  There is to be no open air burning between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

A completed fire permit is required …

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Winter Clothing Drive

Unloading Clothing from Rescue 53

For the second year in a row, a winter clothing drive organized by Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services has resulted in a rescue-truck-full of donations for the Community Clothing Assistance depot in Thunder Bay. Helping to unload Shuniah Rescue 53 were CCA staffers Francine Scarpelli and Dennis Dunne, at right. Making the delivery were Firefighter …

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Ontario Fire Marshal Warns of Hazardous Dishwashers

Recent fire a timely reminder of hazardous dishwasher recall

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ – The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) is urging Ontario families to check the serial numbers of their dishwashers this evening after a recent fire investigation revealed the cause as being an electrical failure within a …

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Our focus is always in the safety of the residents and visitors to the Municipality of Shuniah. Our hope is that with the information on our website, we will have the opportunity to keep you and your family safe for years to come.

We invite you to explore the information on our site and visit linked pages to learn more about fire safety and prevention and about our department. Some areas of our site are still being developed and we hope to have these areas completed soon.

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