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Sunnybrook St. John’s Burn Rehabilitation

Fire Service Partner Associations:  In late 2020 one of our  OMFPOA directors was approached by a former volunteer firefighter regarding assisting with donations for St. John’s Burn Rehabilitation Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.   While attempting a fire rescue, the volunteer fire fighter suffered serious burns, and as a result he received…

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News Release – OMFPOA Branded Clothing.

The OMFPOA is proud to announce the official launch of branded clothing that are branded and both very stylish & comfortable and come at an affordable price. The OMFPOA online clothing store has new branded designs of stylish and colorful clothes and hats that are great for in the office, in the field or simply…

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Fire Code Changes Requests

The Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association (OMFPOA) together with the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA), the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs ( OAFC) and the Ontario Association of Fire Educators (OAFE), all support three Fire Code Changes Requests. More information can be found here https://www.oafc.on.ca/oafc-fire-code-change-requests

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ESA Flash Notice!

Unfortunately there has been another fatality as the result of a using a Lichtenberg generator. ESA warns against unsafe use of electrical equipment to build Lichtenberg generators. Used to create abstract art by burning fractal patterns onto an object, these devices are very dangerous & can seriously injure or kill the user. It’s not worth…

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OMFPOA Annual General Meeting & Elections – June 24th

Dear member, You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jun 24, 2021 09:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcu-hpzgjG9BvYiwvNGJwyWIL5476SXkU After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Reminder: If you would like to nominate a colleague or run for a position on…

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NFPA Announces 2021 Fire Prevention Week Theme

  For immediate release Contact:   Lorraine Carli Public Affairs Office: +1-617-984-7275 [email protected]   NFPA announces “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety” as theme for Fire Prevention Week 2021 FPW theme announcement video June 8, 2021 – The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA), the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week™ for more than 95 years, has announced “Learn the Sounds…

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Caledon Fire & Emergency Services is pleased to share some exciting videos that have been produced to assist with their public education initiatives.

OMFPOA encourages all departments to share their programs and success stories that may used as a references or resources for our membership.  Thank you To Caledon Fire for the following submission.   Caledon Fire Videos Station Tour with Sparky Cam footage – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlaUSeUsx4o Smoke Alarm Testing – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3lGGOfeFn4 Tik Tok Sparky Smoke Alarm Testing –…

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OMFPOA Training & Education Program – May 27, 2021

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: May 27, 2021 09:00 Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: OMFPOA Training & Education Program – May, 2021 Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Fhf61LyRQiGrkGURmZac8A After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. AGENDA OMFPOA Training & Education Program…

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