Category Archives: Fire and EMS

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.

Working smoke alarms provide early fire detection

To prevent a tragic fire from happening in our community, such as the one that recently claimed the lives of four people in East Gwillimbury, Guelph Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong is urging residents to have working smoke alarms in their homes.