Bruce Evans Retirement Party

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A retirement party is planned for retired D/C Bruce Evans on Thursday August 26th @ 6pm. The location is Shoeless Joe’s in Aurora – located in St. Andrews Shopping Center (2 Orchard Heights Blvd.) The patio is reserved for TFS. Come out and wish Bruce well in his retirement!

Gerald Stanley Payne

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DC Gerald Stanley Payne – Oct 1936 – Aug 2021 Peacefully, with his loving family by his side, Stan passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, in his 85th year. Beloved Husband of Evelyn (Ev) for 63 years. Loving Father of Heather (Adrian), Shari (Tony), and Kristine (Ian). Much loved Grandpa of Ryan (Crystal), Kyle (Amanda), Eric (Erika), Quentin, Will, … Read More

James C. Hood Funeral Notice

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Captain James C. Hood – Jun 24, 1932 ~ Aug 17, 2021 Jim passed peacefully on August 17, 2021, at the age of 89. Jim is survived by Thelma, Sister Beresford, Children Bob (Maureen), Shirley (Steve), and Sandra (Ken). Papa to Grandchildren, Katie and Shannon, Great grandchildren Bryton and Colson, and his beloved Grand Dog Lexie. Jim began his career … Read More

IAFF Message – Fire Retardants

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It has been known for quite some time that the fire retardants used on furniture etc. could cause cancer and have an impact not only on the everyday user but maybe even more so on firefighters who are exposed during fires. Yesterday the Government of Canada announced a comprehensive plan with regards to chemical flame retardants. National Institutes of Health … Read More

IAFF Message RE: Fire Retardants

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It has been known for quite some time that the fire retardants used on furniture etc. could cause cancer and have an impact not only on the everyday user but maybe even more so on firefighters who are exposed during fires. Yesterday the Government of Canada announced a comprehensive plan with regards to chemical flame retardants. National Institutes of Health … Read More

John Danks Retirement Party

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A Retirement Party is planned for District Chief Jim Danks. Date: Friday, September 17, 2021 @ 7pm Location: Grace O’Malley’s14 Duncan St, Toronto Tickets: $20 – Includes food, presentation, and gifts – Available from all South DCs Contact: Steven Buckingham (416) 554-0156

John H. Thomas Funeral Notice

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Captain John H. Thomas – Aug 04, 1942 – Jul 28, 2021 THOMAS: John Herbert ~ It is with profound sadness that the family of John Thomas announce his passing on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the age of 78. John is survived by lifelong sweetheart and beloved wife, Sharon Thomas; cherished daughters, Carrie (Lance) Sherk of Oakwood, Christine Thomas … Read More

James Simpson Funeral Notice

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James “Jimmy” Robert Simpson – 1944 – 2021 James Robert “Jim” Simpson passed away on June 19, 2021, at Royal Victoria Hospital. Private family service will be held in the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Fr. Glass. We wish his immediate and extended families our Sincerest Condolences. Jim joined the Toronto Fire Department on the 6th of October 1967, … Read More

John Joseph Oliver Funeral Notice

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DC John Joseph Oliver – 1926 – 2021 Peacefully at Margaret Bahen Hospice, Newmarket, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in his 95th year. John Oliver formerly of Sutton, beloved husband of the late Margaret Weech. Dear father of Michael (Stephanie), Jeffrey (Mary), and Denise (John). Loving Papa of Michelle (Chris), Jennifer (Tim), Danielle (Joey), Joel (McKenzie), Colin, and Brett and … Read More