Sonoma County is exploring the use of warning sirens after official evacuation alerts in the form of phone calls, text messages or loudspeaker announcements failed to reach everyone in the path of last year's firestorm.
For the twelfth year Windsor Fire and Rescue Services will partner with Meals on Wheels to help ensure residents with limited mobility have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and a home escape plan.
As the date for legalized cannabis growing approaches the Fire Chiefs Association of BC is asking the province for more guidance and legislation around electrical and fire codes and for more power to conduct inspections.
Toronto's fire service has launched a new campaign targetting smokers who throw burning cigarettes off balconies, leading to fires. Slogans include "don't be a flicking idiot" and "kill your butts, not your neighbours".