fbpx

Kingston Airport to conduct emergency exercise

Kingston’s Norman Rogers Airport (CYGK) will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise on Friday, Oct. 22nd, 2021. The exercise, which is periodically mandated by Transport Canada, will depict an aircraft crash at the airport. According to an advisory from Saad Cheema, the airport’s Supervisor of Airport Operations and Administration,

Read more

Fire at Li-Cycle leads to estimated $10,000 in damages

Thanksgiving Day got off to an early start for those with Kingston Fire and Rescue and Frontenac Paramedics, who attended the scene of a fire at a local battery recycling plant. At approximately 4:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, Kingston Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched to Li-Cycle, the

Read more

Novelis employee succumbs to injuries after workplace incident

An employee at the Novelis plant in Kingston has passed away after a workplace incident, which occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2021. Just before 2 p.m. that day, Kingston Fire and Rescue and Frontenac Paramedic Services were alerted of a rescue taking place at the plant. According

Read more

Two displaced, one sent to hospital following Wilson Street fire in Kingston

Neighbours of the apartment building at 176 Wilson Street are praising Kingston Fire and Rescue for their fast and efficient efforts in knocking down a large fire in the Rideau Heights area. Firefighters responded to the address – a two-storey, 60-unit building operated by Kingston Frontenac Housing Corporation – at

Read more

Kingston woman found asleep at the wheel charged with impaired driving

A local woman reported to police for erratic driving is now facing impaired driving changes after she was located by Frontenac Paramedics passed out behind the wheel in Kingston’s west end. According to Kingston Police, a concerned citizen provided information to police after seeing a Ford Focus swerving “all over

Read more

Kingston Police seek witnesses in Victoria Street stabbing

In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 23, 2021, a fight broke out at a house party in the 300-block of Victoria Street in Kingston. A female was stabbed, and now Kingston Police detectives are asking for any witnesses and attendees of the party to contact them. At approximately

Read more

Update – Suspect apprehended: Kingston Police investigating stabbing incident on Cassidy Street

Update (Friday, May 14, 2021 at 5:02 p.m.)On Friday, May 14, 2021, Kingston Police announced the the suspect involved in the Cassidy Street stabbing had been charged with murder. However, the murder charge stems from a separate incident that occurred the day before and resulted in the death of 41-year-old

Read more

Province increases paramedic funding across Eastern Ontario, except L&A County

The Ontario Government is launching new 9-1-1 models of care to now cover 33 municipalities across the province. This model mirrors a program already in place with Frontenac Paramedic Services. The Regional Paramedic Program of Eastern Ontario, which includes Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services, Lennox and Addington Paramedic Service, and Frontenac Paramedic

Read more

Ontario Fire Marshall investigating fire on Helen Street

Update (Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021):According to Kingston Fire and Rescue, they and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall have concluded their on-scene investigation today. The damages sustained during the fire are estimated at $50,000, Kingston Fire and Rescue said. The investigation has now been turned over to Kingston Police.

Read more

Kingston man charged with arson after apartment building fire

A local man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire at Treeview Apartments, located at 780 Division Street on the edge of the Kingscourt District. According to Kingston Fire and Rescue, firefighters responded to a call at the address at approximately 1:18 p.m. Fire crews were able

Read more

County of Frontenac 2021 budget requisition to appear on City tax bills

The City of Kingston recently received notice from the County of Frontenac confirming its 2021 budget requisition for Fairmount Home and Frontenac Paramedic Services in the amount of $12,751,183. According to a release from the City, dated Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021, the amount – requisitioned for the City’s share of

Read more

Frontenac Paramedics Community Paramedicine program receives $6.5M

The Government of Ontario made an announcement Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, saying it is investing $6.5 million over four years to enhance Frontenac Paramedics’ Community Paramedicine program. According to a release from the County of Frontenac, the funds are intended to support people on the wait list for long-term care,

Read more