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Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives Test Yours Every Month!
Fire Prevention Week October 5-11, 2014

Fire Prevention Week is October 5 – 11, 2014. This year’s theme is Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!

Ontario law requires that working smoke alarms be located on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas. More…

Cottage Fire Safety

It’s the law for all Ontario homes, cottages, cabins and seasonal homes to have working smoke alarms on every storey and outside all sleeping areas. To minimize the risk of fire and burn injury, the fire service recommends these cottage fire safety tips.

Make a plan, build a kit, stay informed

Emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time. That’s why everyone in Ontario is encouraged to be prepared: make a plan, build a kit and stay informed.

Fire Safety Courses for Improving Safety for Vulnerable Ontarians Training for Owners/Operators, Chief Fire Officials and Supervisory Staff of Care Occupancies, Care and Treatment Occupancies and Retirement Homes

Amendment Package for 2007 Fire Code Compendium Publication

Public Consultation on Proposed Fire Code Changes Regarding Carbon Monoxide Alarms and Smoke Alarms

 

Preparing for Floods

A Letter from Ontario’s Fire Marshal & Chief of Emergency Management about Ontario’s New Sprinkler Requirements

Training Strategy to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

The Perfect Meal

Safe Student Accommodations 101

Student Accommodation - A Parent’s Guide to Finding Fire-safe Accommodation

Every year, thousands of students move away from home for the first time to attend college or university.  To ensure that students are safe in their new accommodations, the Office of the Fire Marshal has prepared tip sheets to provide both students and their parents with important fire and life safety tips.

On April 1, 2013, the Fire Safety Commission joined four other tribunals to form the new Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario (SLASTO) cluster of adjudicative tribunals.

Important fire safety tips during power outages!

To reduce fire risk during a power outage, the Office of the Fire Marshal recommends following the following safety tips: Electrically-connected smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms will not work when the power is out. Homeowners should ensure they have battery-operated smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms to provide early warning of fire and carbon monoxide. More

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