Tag: Fire

Brantford New Fire Hall Officially Open

The City of Brantford officially opened the new Fire Station No. 2, located at 21 Fairview Drive, yesterday, it was a small thing with a few dignitaries, and they made absolutely no mention of it in the days leading up

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Woman Donates Oxygen Masks For Often Forgotten Victims Of Fire – GNSOTD Tues, Sept. 22nd 2020

Inspiration can come from anywhere, for one woman from Anaheim California, it came from a four legged friend. Emma Zen, a Great Dane/Labrador retriever mix, was just 4 months old when firefighters rescued her from the devastating wildfires in Southern

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You Reap What You Sow – GNSOTD Thur, Sept. 17th 2020

Lane Unhjem, who farms durum wheat and canola at his farm near Crosby, North Dakota, received confirmation that he is part of a good community recently after having a very bad day. Early last week Lane was out harvesting on

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Michigan Library Asks People To Stop Microwaving Books

A library in Michigan has had to ask its patrons to stop doing something strange to their books. Apparently the Kent District Library has had to ask people to stop microwaving their books! After finding several of their books returned

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Students Raise Funds For Beloved Fast Food Worker – GNSOTD Fri, Mar 6th 2020

Students at the University of South Carolina enjoyed grabbing a bite to eat at a local fast food place, in no small part because of one of the employees they have dubbed a “local celebrity”, who can remember every students

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Christmas Tree Fire Safety

December 1st is coming this weekend and for many this begins the Christmas season in earnest and there will be thoughts of trimming the tree in the coming weeks; that’s why the Brantford Fire Department took to Twitter to remind

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Wrestling Superstar And Actor Supports First Responders

World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar and Playing With Fire actor, John Cena, is using his celebrity platform for a good cause. On Monday, the 42-year-old star took to social media to talk about the California wildfires;”I’m asking that today on #FirstRespondersDay we do everything we

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Fire Prevention Week In Brantford And Brant County

It’s Fire Prevention Week in Canada with the theme: “Not Every Hero Wears A Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is encouraging families to plan and practice their home fire escape plans. Local

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Classmates Help Boy Who Lost Everything In Fire – GNSOTD Thursday, Oct 3rd 2019

It’s a story that started with a post on Facebook, and then quickly went viral. It’s about when Tennessee third-grader Daniel Hunt’s home burned down, and how he lost everything only to be gifted something incredible by his classmates.  

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Migrant Workers Left Without After Farm Fire Find Community Helpful – GNSOTD Monday, Aug 19th 2019

A fire that began Friday and has ravaged 650,000 to 700,000 square feet structure that is a series of greenhouses and outbuildings at a St. Catharines, Ont., flower farm still isn’t completely out. Dave Upper, deputy chief of St. Catharines

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