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This site has been created to provide information about fire protection services in Ontario. You will find several sections relating to the fire service and information about becoming a firefighter in Ontario. McMaster Web201 Final Project, Joseph Krogman.
Prevention & Education
Fire prevention and public education is first and most effect method of protection. Prevention isn't just about fire, it's life safety skills.
Inspection & Enforcement
The Ontario Fire Prevention and Protection Act (FPPA) grants specific authority to Fire Departments to enforce fire & life safety.
The most recognized branch of the fire service, putting out fires. Know to the fire service as fire suppression. There are many different classes of fire suppression.
How to become
To be a firefighter in the Province of Ontario, it is recommended that the candidate complete the Pre-Service Firefighter Program. In Ontario, the only entity with the authority to test for and to provide students with the required certification is the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management.
Ontario Fire Marshal
The mission of the Office of the Fire Marshal is to contribute to an environment for the residents of Ontario that is safe from fire and other public safety hazards by providing leadership and expertise in the reduction and elimination of these hazards.
National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.