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Posted On Wednesday, December 05, 2018

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Muskoka – December 4, 2018 - With the holiday season upon us, we are entering one of the most festive times of the year.  But it can also be a deadly time of the year. 
The Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers are urging everyone to pay special attention when cooking during the holidays, and to drink responsibly. Provincial statistics reveal that careless cooking is the number one cause of fires and the second leading...

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Posted On Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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November 13, 2018
Santa’s Helpers Drive Big Red Fire Trucks
Firefighters to Collect New, Unwrapped Toys During Annual Parade
 
GRAVENHURST, ON -  The jolly old man in red is set to descend on Gravenhurst soon and Gravenhurst firefighters are anxiously preparing to help him out once again this year. The Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce is set to go on Saturday November 24 th ,...

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Posted On Friday, November 02, 2018

VIA MUSKOKA FIRE PREVENTION OFFICERS @muskokafpo   MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Muskoka – November 2, 2018-  Clocks will fall back one hour at 2am on November 4, 2018, and the Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers are recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks.   “In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working...
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Posted On Friday, November 02, 2018

NEWS RELEASE November 2, 2018   CO Alarms Donated to Fire Department ‘Once Again’ to Share Alarms Will Be Made Available Free to Families in Need   Gravenhurst, ON -   This week hails the annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week across Ontario, and to mark the occasion, a local retailer has once again donated CO alarms for free distribution by the Gravenhurst Fire Department.   “Last year, the Ontario based charity ‘Nolan’s...
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Posted On Wednesday, October 31, 2018

VIA MUSKOKA FIRE PREVENTION   MEDIA RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, November 1-7 Beat the Silent Killer: Prevent CO in Your Home   Muskoka – October 31, 2018 -  Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers remind you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. “In...
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