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In the wake of a fatal fire in Brampton Tuesday that killed a mother, father and daughter, the Prince Edward County Fire Department has issued a reminder to the public to be sure of working smoke alarms and a fire escape plan in place. “Many fatal fires occur at night when everyone is asleep, so […]
Update Jan 4 – A male known to the victim has been arrested and charged with the following criminal offences: Break, Enter and Commit and Indictable Offence Possession of Property Obtained by Crime The 36-year-old male, of Ameliasburgh Township, is to appear in Ontario Court of Justice Picton Feb. 1 2017 to answer to the […]
Prince Edward County firefighters are investigating a blaze at 400 Main St., Picton, across from the hospital. Deputy Fire Chief Robert Rutter said there was a lot of damage to the house, as the fire was well under way when three calls came into the station just after 10 a.m. Monday morning. “The firefighters did […]
The Picton Firefighters Association has launched its annual sales of beautiful Balsam and Fraser Fir Christmas trees at the 8 McDonald Drive Picton Station 1 (back of industrial park). Trees are $45 each. All proceeds assist the firefighters in their support of various County charities. The association raises money throughout the year to help individuals, groups, charities, […]
Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue will be flushing two fire hydrants in Picton on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. This may result in periods of reduced water pressure and coloured water for nearby residents. The hydrants are located on Hill Street near Fairfield Street and at Bockus Street near Hill Street. The hydrants are to be […]
A ‘Safe Community Program’ grant from Enbridge will help Prince Edward County’s Fire Department purchase several lengths of forestry hose and nozzels to help combat grass and wildland fires. Embridge Engagement Advisor Suzanne Shea presented $7,500 to Deputy Fire Chief Robert Rutter on Monday. Launched in Canada in 2009, the program was established to support […]
Small, panicky hands scrambled to open a window and the childrens’ voices became a little fearful in the seconds it took to escape the smoke filling the room. But they knew what to do and quickly made their way to safety, thanks to coaching from Prince Edward County firefighters. The firefighters and staff at Picton’s […]
UPDATE OCT 19 – The partial burn ban issued yesterday has been lifted by PEC Fire Chief Scott Manlow. Open air burning is allowed. A burn permit is required for all open air burning. Residents can apply for an annual burn permit by visiting Fire Station 1 at 8 McDonald Drive in Picton, Shire Hall […]
One of the most popular additions to the backyard is the outdoor fire pit with seating around it. Having an area for entertaining that is separate to the patio table has been featured in magazines, websites and all types of social media. Even the designs that I’ve been doing for homes in downtown areas seem […]
Everybody is welcome to the official grand opening of the new fire and rescue station and Hastings Quinte Paramedic Services Facility Thursday, Sept. 29 beginning at 5 p.m. at 9 McDonald Drive, Picton. Open house and barbecue 5 pm follofwed by the ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m.