Category Archives: Fire

Guelph Fire crews respond to barn fire in city’s north end

November 30, 2020

On Sunday, November 29, Guelph firefighters from three stations responded to a reported barn fire in the city’s north end. Continue reading Guelph Fire crews respond to barn fire in city’s north end


City of Guelph restoring services during COVID-19

November 27, 2020

The City is restoring municipal programs and services with COVID-19 guidelines in place. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19Guelph for updates. Continue reading City of Guelph restoring services during COVID-19


Beat the silent killer: Prevent CO in your home

November 4, 2020

It’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week and we’re reminding you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually. Continue reading Beat the silent killer: Prevent CO in your home


Smoke alarms alert residents to early morning fire

November 3, 2020

Guelph Fire officials are crediting working smoke alarms for alerting six residents of an early morning house fire at 223 Victoria Road South. Continue reading Smoke alarms alert residents to early morning fire


Hey, kids! Test your fire safety knowledge with us

October 5, 2020

We’re inviting kids, and parents, to test their fire safety knowledge on Fire Prevention Day, Saturday, October 10. Continue reading Hey, kids! Test your fire safety knowledge with us


City welcomes new deputy fire chief of Administration

October 1, 2020

The City of Guelph welcomes Monty Armstrong as its deputy fire chief of Administration, effective September 28. Continue reading City welcomes new deputy fire chief of Administration


City marks Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday

September 11, 2020

On Sunday, September 13, the City of Guelph will mark Firefighter’s National Memorial Day—a day designated by the federal government in memory of Canadian firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty. Continue reading City marks Firefighters’ National Memorial Day on Sunday


Guelph Fire responds to University of Guelph twin pad arena for explosion

September 10, 2020

At about 6 a.m. today, September 10, Guelph Fire attended the University of Guelph Gryphon Centre Arena, located at 149 Reynolds Walk. Continue reading Guelph Fire responds to University of Guelph twin pad arena for explosion


Guelph Fire responds to fire at 73 Hadati Road

September 3, 2020

On Wednesday, September 2, the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported fire at 73 Hadati Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from a second storey window. Continue reading Guelph Fire responds to fire at 73 Hadati Road


Handing over the helm at City of Guelph Fire Services

January 20, 2020

The City of Guelph announces that Fire Chief John Osborne is retiring on February 29, after 30 years with the City.   Continue reading Handing over the helm at City of Guelph Fire Services


Guelph Fire, Enbridge Gas partner in home safety initiative to beat ‘silent killer’

November 5, 2019

Today, during Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, the Guelph Fire Department and Enbridge Gas Inc. announced they are working together to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero. Continue reading Guelph Fire, Enbridge Gas partner in home safety initiative to beat ‘silent killer’


Be a fire safety hero in your home!

October 4, 2019

“Make and practice your home fire escape plan”—a message that’s being delivered by fire departments, including Guelph, during Fire Prevention Week, October 6 to 12. Continue reading Be a fire safety hero in your home!


Guelph Fire Department maintains accreditation status

July 27, 2017

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City asks for a judicial review on fire interest arbitration award

March 6, 2017

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Guelph Fire recognizes two community members for bravery

November 3, 2016

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Fire Service arbitration hearing is open to the public

October 4, 2016

The City and the Guelph Professional Firefighters Association head into interest arbitration. Arbitration hearing is open to the public. Continue reading Fire Service arbitration hearing is open to the public


Guelph Fire asks residents to use caution if cooking outdoors

July 5, 2016

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Guelph Fire recognizes two community members for fire safety efforts

May 4, 2016

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