Category Archives: Emergency Services

One more drum removed from Guelph construction site

Construction crews found, removed and contained one more metal drum on the construction site near the intersection of Wellington Street and the Hanlon Expressway. Odours are expected to subside quickly. The drum and surrounding soil are being removed for safe disposal. Since September, 2014, 43 170-litre (45-gallon) drums have been removed from the site.

Guelph Fire Department Strategic Plan Survey

As the GFD continues its quest for quality improvement, we are in the process of renewing our five year community-driven strategic plan to guide operational improvements and enhance how the services are provided throughout the community. We need your help. Please take the time to complete this survey. Y

Reminder of hazardous dishwasher recall

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management has asked that we remind community members to check serial numbers of their dishwashers after a recent fire investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be an electrical failure within the dishwasher, a product that had been recalled in 2010. The occupant was seriously injured as a result of the incident.