Posts By Michael Harrison

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Oakville Firefighter’s Annual Toy Drive: Your support makes a difference!

For over 23 years, the Oakville Professional Firefighters Association has helped make a difference through the collection and distribution of toy donations.

Oakville Fire department reminds residents to clear snow from hydrants

The Oakville Fire department is reminding residents and businesses to clear snow and ice from fire hydrants on or near their property to ensure the hydrants are visible from the street and accessible to firefighters.

12 Days of Holiday Fire Safety

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, December is traditionally one of the most dangerous months of the year for fatal fires. The Oakville Fire department will be visiting various locations around ...

Dishwasher Recall due to electrical failures in heating element

  The Oakville Fire department is reminding residents of a fire hazard safety recall for Maytag®, Amana®, Jenn-Air®, Admiral®, Magic Chef®, Performa by Maytag® and Crosley® brand dishwashers due to electrical failures in the heating ...

Change your Clock, change your Battery for your Smoke Detectory

Nearly half of all fatal fires in Ontario occur because there are no working smoke alarms in the home. With daylight savings ending on Sunday, November 2, the Oakville Fire department reminds residents to replace the ...

Oakville Home Fire caused by Faulty Heat Recovery System

According to the Oakville Fire department, a faulty heat recovery ventilation system is the likely cause of a house fire in Oakville last month. Although there were no injuries at the time of the fire, ...

Develop a Home Fire Escape Plan: Oakville Residents

In light of the recent tragedy that claimed four lives in East Gwillimbury, the Oakville Fire Department is reminding residents to develop a home fire escape plan, discuss it, and practice it often. “Every member ...

Clocks Spring Forward, Replace Smoke Alarm Battery: Oakville Fire Department

Nearly half of all fatal fires in Ontario occur because there are no working smoke alarms in the home. In fact, the most commonly cited cause of non-working smoke alarms is worn or missing batteries. ...