Ice Storm Updates from Toronto-Dec. 24- and Ontario-Dec. 25, 2013

This CityNews Video of Dec.22, 2013, reported on the impact of the ice storm on Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Here is the recent, updated info – Dec. 24, 2013 – on the City’s response to the ice storm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Toronto Hydro Approximately 90,000 customers are now without power. Hydro crews are continuing… Continue reading Ice Storm Updates from Toronto-Dec. 24- and Ontario-Dec. 25, 2013

Northwestern Ontario’s Ongoing Ordeal: 111 Raging Forest Fires

This is an update to my previous blog Emergency Medical Assistance Team Aids Forest Fire Evacuation From Northwestern Ontario. The number of active forest fires has increased to 111, which resulted in Ontario increasing the following elements of the firefighting operation: fire personnel: over 2000 621  out-of-province equipment: 17 heavy bombers, 4 light bombers (twin… Continue reading Northwestern Ontario’s Ongoing Ordeal: 111 Raging Forest Fires

Emergency Medical Assistance Team Aids Forest Fire Evacuation From Northwestern Ontario

2,730 people were evacuated from communities threatened by more than 100 forest fires in Northwestern Ontario. Yesterday, the evacuees were arriving at Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto from Thunder Bay enroute to host communities across Southern Ontario. A media centre was being set up at the Lester B. Pearson International to provide information… Continue reading Emergency Medical Assistance Team Aids Forest Fire Evacuation From Northwestern Ontario