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Nelson Street garage fire causes $12k in damages

Kingston Fire and Rescue crews had an early morning when they were called to a garage fire just before 2 a.m. on Monday, Jul. 12, 2021. The fire broke out in the garage of a residence in the 400 block of Nelson Street, between Third and Fifth Avenues. Four Kingston

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South Frontenac recruiting Volunteer Fire Fighters

Earlier this week, South Frontenac Fire & Rescue (SFFR) launched its bi-annual Volunteer Fire Fighter Recruitment campaign. They are hoping to to bolster the ranks of committed individuals who want to give back to their community in a meaningful and rewarding way. Following a successful recruitment program in 2019, SFFR

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Local artists, musicians, first responders come together to create music video with a message

“It’s very difficult for first responders to ask for help. We’re so used to being the ones who people go to.” This is how Maria Constandinou describes the meaning and reason behind her song, 10-4, which was just recently released as a music video and features a number of local

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Patrick Pidgeon Memorial Fundraiser aims to support first responders

He was a volunteer firefighter, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, and a correctional officer. He was a husband, a father, a friend, and a colleague. In short, Patrick Pidgeon was a hero, who died doing what had become his vocation: helping others in times of need. On July

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