Pete Fisher, Northumberland Today

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A firefighter enters a smoke-filled second floor window. Pete Fisher

Port Hope firefighters get live-fire training

Municipality of Port Hope firefighters spent last weekend participating in their annual live-fire training exercise, held at the Ontario Power Generation Wesleyville Fire Rescue Training Academy.

Flames engulf a car at Jim Reed's home on Burnham Street north of Dale Road. Reed said he had recently gotten rid of a number of vehicles, but decided on keeping this car against his wife's wishes. When he started the car he saw smoke and flames coming from underneath the car and called 9-1-1.  Pete Fisher

The car he kept

Flames engulf a car at Jim Reed's home on Burnham Street north of Dale Road. Reed said he had recently gotten rid of a number of vehicles, but decided on keeping this car against his wife's wishes. When he started the car he saw smoke and flames coming from underneath the car and called 9-1-1.

Kerri Tadeu found a Canadian flag found along the Colborne stretch of Highway 401. Tadeau was joined by cleaning up interchanges along the Highway of Heroes from Trenton to Keele Street in Toronto by two veterans of Afghanistan, Master Cpl. (Retired) Collin Fitzgerald and Cpl. Nick Kerr, spending 11.5 hours a day cleaning up garbage along the highway. Pete Fisher

Sad pick-up in Colborne

Kerri Tadeu found a Canadian flag found along the Colborne stretch of Highway 401. Tadeau was joined by cleaning up interchanges along the Highway of Heroes from Trenton to Keele Street in Toronto by two veterans of Afghanistan, Master Cpl. (Retired) Collin Fitzgerald and Cpl. Nick Kerr, spending 11.5 hours a day cleaning up garbage along the highw

Port Hope Police Service

Port Hope officer faces PSA charges

EXCLUSIVE - A Port Hope Police officer has been suspended and is facing several Police Services Act charges following an investigation.

Bev Meyers from St. John's United Church in Campbellford, Peter Burnett from Hastings Field House, Trevor Clapperton representing Cold Springs Memorial Hall and Alnwick/Haldimand Township Fire Department Captain Doug Mead representing Alnwick Civic Centre in Roseneath are shown a debrillator by Northumberland County paramedic Marcelle Johnson at the Northumberland County building on Wednesday. PETE FISHER/Northumberland Today

Paramedics donate four more defibrillators

Four more community organizations in Northumberland are now equipped with life-saving technology thanks to the volunteer fundraising activities of Northumberland Paramedics.

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Slippery road conditions send cars into ditch on Hwy. 401 at Port Hope

For a brief period of time, whiteout conditions were reported along Highway 401 in Port Hope on Friday. At least two vehicles went into the ditch, with the help of slippery road conditions. Salters and sanders did their best to keep up with the weather along the Deer Park Road area. Northumberland OPP issued an advisory asking the public to exercis