Working Smoke Alarms: It's The Law
Effective March 1, 2006, it is the law for all Ontario homes to have a working smoke alarm on every storey and outside all sleeping areas. With this previously announced Fire Code amendment now in effect, it is hoped there will be a reduction of the number of preventable fire-related injuries and fatalities.
The amendment covers single family, semi-detached and town homes, whether owner-occupied or rented.
Smoke Alarm Maintenance Checklist
Smoke Alarm Maintenance for Tenants and Occupants in Rental Units

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Sparky the Fire Dog's Activiy Website
This site offers plenty of online activities and helpful Fire Safety games and information for both you and your children to play and learn.
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Ontario Fire Protection & Prevention Act
The Fire Protection & Prevention Act outlines in detail such items as RESPONSIBILITY FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES; FIRE MARSHAL; FIRE CODE; INSPECTIONS; OFFENCES AND ENFORCEMENT; RECOVERY OF COSTS; FIREFIGHTERS: EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR RELATIONS.
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Ontario - Office of the Fire Marshall

Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association
The Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association has over 600 members from over 200 different Fire Departments and Fire Service related companies throughout the province of Ontario.
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National Fire Protection Association
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA membership totals more than 81,000 individuals from around the world and more than 80 national trade and professional organizations.
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The Arson Prevention Program for Children (TAPP-C)
The Department joined forces with the renowned Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, Clarke Division to present TAPP-C, an assessment and intervention program aimed at reducing the incidence of youth fire-setting in the community.
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We Have A Little Emergency (WHALE)
This is a City of Belleville Fire Department sponsored initiative, providing identification stickers on car seats for children that can be used in the event that the parent(s) are incapacitated in an accident.
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Help Us to Help You! .. important preparation guidelines for a 911 Emergency
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Older & Wiser Program
Statistics show that adults over age 65 are at the highest risk of being killed or injured in a fire.
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Home Escape Plan Guidelines
Fire is a leading cause of preventable deaths in the home; but by being prepared to handle this emergency, you can help your family safely exit your home in the event of a fire. Fire safety and survival begins with everyone in your household being prepared. In the year studied, The State of Home Safety in America" report found that only 54 percent of families with children have discussed what to do in case of a home fire.
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Make it STOP - tips on how to deal with or avoid Nuisance Alarms
This website offers suggestions from the Office of the Fire Marshall on ways to deal with home / business fire detection systems.