Welcome to the O.F.B.A.

The Ontario Fire Buff Associates is an Ontario, Canada based group of fire service enthusiasts, “Buffs” who’s present membership comes from across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Although our membership comes from many different walks of life, we have one common interest, the fire service.

The OFBA is an affiliate of the International Fire Buff Associates (IFBA)

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February 15th, Gary Dinkel sent us shots of a fire at 603 Mill Park Drive in Kitchener. There was a lot of   furniture and stuff throughout the large house and crews had to be pulled from the structure to fight the fire. Click for News Link

February 15th, Gary Dinkel sent us shots of a fire at 603 Mill Park Drive in Kitchener. This photo shows the junk in the garage, right to the door. Click for News Link

 

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services has three new units, A106, P115 and S105 – Gary Dinkel

S105 Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services new 2018 Pierce Enforcer plated 8036/2341 (1767/515) 20 gallons foam serial 32512 – Gary Dinkel

A106 Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services new 2018 Pierce Enforcer plated 8139/1506 (1790/331) 100’ platform serial 32514-02 – Gary Dinkel

Unit 22 Leeds and Thousand Islands Fire Department (Seeley’s Bay) 2007 Pierce Contender International 7400 844/2540 – Gary Dinkel

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture of a 2018 Pierce Enforcer 1335/447/ foam size?  Serial 31840 going to Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services, , Wallaceburg station.

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture of P115 a 2018 Pierce 1772/529/ foam size?  Serial 32511-01  going to Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services.

January 24th, Gary Dinkel sent us these pictures of a fire at 201  Woolwich Street in an attached building, where Breslau, Conestogo, and Maryhill responded. Quick knockdown, no extension into garage or main building.

January 24th, Gary Dinkel sent us these pictures of a fire at 201 Woolwich Street in an attached building, where Breslau, Conestogo, and Maryhill responded. Quick knockdown, no extension into garage or main building.

Gary Dinkel sent us these pictures of a garage fire at 1082 Wilson Avenue in Kitchener on January 22nd, 2019.  P4 P6 A1 R1 Tank 1 and Car 23 were originally dispatched and P7 responded with a tanker with a split crew as the closest hydrant would have required a pumper relay. Damage set at $100,000. Trailer 20 feet from garage had some siding melted on it. Lost an antique trailer in the garage.

Gary Dinkel sent us these pictures of a garage fire at 1082 Wilson Avenue in Kitchener on January 22nd, 2019.  P4 P6 A1 R1 Tank 1 and Car 23 were originally dispatched and P7 responded with a tanker with a split crew as the closest hydrant would have required a pumper relay. Damage set at $100,000. Trailer 20 feet from garage had some siding melted on it. Lost an antique trailer in the garage.

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture from a major house fire at 51 Livingstone Crescent in Cambridge on January 17th, 2019.

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture from a major house fire at 51 Livingstone Crescent in Cambridge on January 17th, 2019. This shot was just before collapse of the top floor.

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture from a major house fire at 51 Livingstone Crescent in Cambridge on January 17th, 2019.

Gary Dinkel sends us this picture from a major house fire at 51 Livingstone Crescent in Cambridge on January 17th, 2019.

Mississauga’s new 2018 Pierce Arrow XT 1775/341/ with foam  100’ – Gary Dinkel

Station 2, Central Manitoulin Fire Department opened this new fire hall in 2018 – Bob Cramer

Pembrokes’s  new 2018 Pierce Saber 1330/824/ with foam tank.   Job 32554-1 – Gary Dinkel

Tillsonburg’s new A4, 2018 E1 Cyclone 1670/250 100’ platform So #141819 – Gary Dinkel

Imperial Oil Sarnia has a new 2018 E One Cylcone II 3000 US gpm and believed to have  a 750 gallon foam tank – Darch Fire – Gary Dinkel

Geyser of Light

OFBA Member Gary Dinkel sent us this picture of a barn fire in New Dundee on December 4th.

OFBA Member Gary Dinkel sent us this picture of a barn fire in New Dundee on December 4th.

Tanker 35, New Hamburg’s new Rosenbauer unit got it’s inaugural fire call to the New Dundee barn fire. The truck is a 2018 Freightliner 417/2081 serial 21696 – Gary Dinkel

This is  Kitchener’s new off road vehicle, that is not in service yet – Gary Dinkel

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