Fire News

Posted On Monday, October 04, 2021

Fire Prevention Week Media Gravenhurst, ON – This week marks Fire Prevention Week across Canada and the Gravenhurst Fire Department wants YOU to know the sounds of fire safety. And those sounds of fire safety come from your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
Knowing the sounds that smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make is very important as it can make a difference in what your actions will be. Whether the alarm sounds a “beep” or a “chirping” sound, you must know what...

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Posted On Thursday, September 30, 2021

OFM_FPW2021_Get_Loud_Learn_Sounds_TW_ENG_0 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers and Fire Chiefs are challenging everyone in Muskoka to test  their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and “Get Loud!” as part of Fire Prevention Week   Muskoka – September 29, 2021 - Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3-9 and the Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers and Fire Chiefs are urging everyone in Muskoka to Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”.  ...
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Posted On Wednesday, September 01, 2021

PUBLIC-NOTICE-FIRE_ Gravenhurst, ON – Following this week’s tragedy in Gravenhurst, the Gravenhurst Fire Department would like to highlight the absolute importance of keeping fire safety and prevention top of mind in your home.
“When any tragedy occurs, such as Tuesday’s home fire, we instantly think of our own loved ones and their immediate safety,” said Fire Chief Jared Cayley. “Making fire safety a top priority in your home or dwelling is critical in helping...

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Posted On Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Gravenhurst Fire Logo The August Long Weekend is almost here and what are your plans?
Planning a barbecue?
· Be sure all gas connections are tight and not leaking
· Do not leave an appliance unattended while cooking
· Do not wear baggy or loose-fitting clothing (sleeves) while cooking
· Provide a 3 ft. “Safe Zone” around the barbecue where kids do not enter
Planning a boat ride?
· When fueling, shut off all engines and...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 27, 2021

voyent District of Muskoka Communications
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (Bracebridge, ON) -- The Muskoka Emergency Response Committee (MERC) is excited to publicly test Muskoka’s new emergency alert system powered by Voyent Alert! The test will take place on Thursday, July 29 th  at 2pm, and will give users an example of the notification systems’ design and sound. This free community alerting notification system will make it easy for residents and communities across...

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