Emergency Responders Find Reward in Being There
MARCH 28, 2018 NORTHERN WILDS
During a practice fire, medical personnel also practice their skills. | RHONDA SILENCE
All along the North Shore there are people ready at any moment to drop everything to dash to the scene of a car crash or a fire. Who are these folks who answer the page to head out in all kinds of weather to search for a missing person? Who know how to work the powerful jaws-of-life and how to deliver a baby?
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BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
Any person interested in becoming a volunteer with Neebing Emergency Services must be a full time resident of The Municipality of Neebing. Please download, print and fill out the volunteer application form and bring it to the Fire Chief at the Municipal Administration Office, email or mail to:
Dale Ashbee, Fire Chief
Neebing Emergency Services
4766 Highway 61
Neebing, ON P7L 0B5
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KIDDE CO/SMOKE ALARM TWO RECALLS
Anyone with KIDDE brand hardwired combination CO/smoke alarms should read the
attached recall notice to determine if their units are included in the recall.
As well, a recall on the KIDDE brand dual sensor smoke alarms has been issued.
Click here and check if your unit is affected.
Battery powered CO/smoke alarm models distributed by Neebing Fire Rescue Association (NFRA) and Neebing Emergency Services (NES) are not included in this recall.
If you require the services of the Neebing Emergency Services Team for an emergency DIAL 9-1-1 and provide the operator with your civic address, your name, and the type of emergency.
If it is not an emergency, contact the Fire Chief.
FIRE HALL – STATION 1
Location: (#5 Hwy 608) Hwy 61 at Hwy 608
Pumper 105, Tanker 103, Rescue 155
FIRE HALL – STATION 2
Location: Cloud Lake Road at Hwy 61
Pumper 141, Pumper 106, Rescue 152
FIRE HALL – STATION 3
Location: Cloud River Road at Hwy 61
Helipad on site
Public Education Trailer
FIRE HALL – STATION 4
Location: East Oliver Lake Road at Griffis Road
Pumper 101, Wildfire Trailer
FIRE HALL – STATION 5
Location: Hwy 608 West of East Oliver Lake Road
Pumper 151, Tanker 107
FIRE HALL – STATION 6
Location: Hwy 597 at Pearson Ball Diamond
Helipad on site
Photo Credit and Special Thanks to Chris Garbo
National Fire Protection Association
The National Fire Protection Association provides Safety Activities for kids of all ages.
Everyone Loves Sparky and he provides Fire Safety messages!
The FireSmart Manual
The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) in partnership with the Toronto Blue Jays announced its “Swing into Summer Safety” campaign focusing on public safety awareness for school-aged children and their families.
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FAX 807 474 5332
Ontario’s New CO Alarm Law – The Hawkins-Gignac Act Carbon Monoxide (CO) is known as ‘The Silent Killer’ because you can’t see it, taste it or smell it. The only way to detect the presence of the deadly gas is to install a carbon monoxide alarm. On October 15, 2014, the Ontario Government formally enacted a new law - The Hawkins-Gignac Act - making carbon monoxide alarms mandatory in all Ontario homes at risk of CO. This revision to the Ontario Fire Code, supersedes any existing municipal by-laws.
Now, no matter the age of your home, if you have any oil, propane or gas-burning appliances, furnace or water heater, a wood or gas fireplace, or an attached garage or carport, you must have working carbon monoxide alarms installed near sleeping areas. Ontario’s new CO alarm law brings a consistent level of protection to all Ontarians.
Neebing Emergency Services, along with other Northwestern Ontario Fire Departments, donated used fire gear to Firefighters Without Borders Canada, who will send the gear to Peru.
Big Thank you to Bison Transport for moving the gear from Neebing to Vancouver and to all the volunteers for their hard work