Fire Rescue and Safety
Emergency Preparedness Week 2023
Posted on Sunday, May 07, 2023 07:15 AM
Natural disasters may be beyond our control, but there are ways to reduce the risk and the impact of whatever emergency we might face.
Emergency Preparedness Week (May 7-13,...
Fireworks By-law and Restrictions In Effect
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 09:14 PM
Our Fireworks By-law prohibits and regulates the sale and setting off of consumer fireworks in Highlands East including but not limited to Roman candles, sparklers, fountains,...
Fire Prevention Week 2021 asks you to learn the sounds of safety
Posted on Sunday, October 03, 2021 08:00 AM
Fire Prevention Week 2021 runs from October 3 through 9 and focuses on the different sounds the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make. The Highlands East Fire Department wants...
Fire Prevention Week 2020 serves up fire safety in the kitchen
Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2020 09:06 AM
Fire Prevention Week 2020 runs from October 4 through 10 and focuses on kitchen fire safety. The Highlands East Fire Department is urging everyone to take some simple steps...
Beware of phone scam where criminals stay on the line after you hang up
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 07:42 PM
Police are warning citizens of a new type of phone scam that involves suspects using "line-trapping" technology to remain connected to your line after you hang up with them.
Beat the Silent Killer Prevent CO in Your Home
Posted on Friday, November 01, 2019 10:47 AM
Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Highlands East Fire Department reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting...