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.

Desormeaux Meats owner vows to carry on after fire damages iconic Crysler abattoir - Dryden – Trans Canada Restaurant Fire under Investigation - Beckwith structure fire - Man arrested after fire breaks out at Oshawa home - Ottawa firefighters battle blaze in Greenboro - Man dead after kitchen fire in Regent Park low-rise building - Fire at Devil's Gap cottages near Kenora - Fire at Trans-Canada Motel in Dryden - Fire severely damages truck in Windsor neighbourhood - Police arrest man and woman in house explosion and fire in Shelburne last December - Man calls 911 to be rescued from bluffs, then tries to steal a fire truck - Fire demolishes barn, equipment near Strathroy - Kitchner high school evacuated for fire in kitchen classroom - Students jump out rear window to escape London morning fire - Fire rips through Geraldton public works garage - Leamington greenhouse fire under control quickly - Severn Bridge home destroyed by fire - No injuries after house fire at Garrison Petawawa - Fire destroys 14,000 plants at the Bradford Greenhouse - Fire at business in Blyth - Fire crews battle blaze at Niagara winery - Police, Ontario Fire Marshal investigating fire at Stroud Stacked restaurant - Elliot Lake residential fire causes extensive damage, claims the life of one pet - All occupants safe after fire breaks out at Rexdale home - Brampton firefighters are battling a highrise fire in Bramalea - Four people escaped from a house fire in west end Pembroke overnight

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

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4/18.2019 Gary Dinkel sent us the picture of the new Waterloo aerial a 2019 Rosenbauer Commander 7086/1514/114  1558/333/25  101’  Vehicle ID 54F3DF719JMM12213

4/18/2019 Gary Dinkel sent us this picture of  the Woodstock pumper a 2019 Pierce Saber 6045/2059/90  1330/453/20  serial 32617-1  Last Pierce sold by Darch. It will soon be lettered by Darch.

Member Tom Shepherd sent this vintage picture to our Editor. It is Dundalk’s 1950 Dodge/Seagrave pumper, which has a 500 igpm pump and 500 gwt.

Gary Dinkel sends us this group shot of Mississauga’s new Rigs soon to be delivered.

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P122 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32511-05 8025/2291/227  1765 504 50

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P116 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32511-03

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P114 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32511-06

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P103 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32511-04 8059/2268/227  1772 499 50

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P109 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32510 8063/1197/227  1774 263 50  75’

Gary Dinkel sends us this shot of Mississauga’s new P102 2019 Pierce Enforcer Serial 32511-02 8076/2313/227  1777 509 50

3/4/2019 Rob Simpson sends these pics and videos from the Brampton Flying Club Hangar fire at 13691 McLaughlin Rd, in Cheltenham (Caledon) Click here for Videos

3/4/2019 Rob Simpson sends these pics and videos from the Brampton Flying Club Hangar fire at 13691 McLaughlin Rd, in Cheltenham (Caledon) Click here for Videos

3/4/2019 Rob Simpson sends these pics and videos from the Brampton Flying Club Hangar fire at 13691 McLaughlin Rd, in Cheltenham (Caledon) Click here for Videos

3/4/2019 Rob Simpson sends these pics and videos from the Brampton Flying Club Hangar fire at 13691 McLaughlin Rd, in Cheltenham (Caledon) Click here for Videos

3/3/2019 Mike Wilson from Box 690 sent these pics of a wood shop fire at 2915 Hackbart Road in Wellesley Township. All three Wellesley stations on scene. Crews found some fire in the roof, had to remove part of the roof to get to all the hot spots.

3/3/2019 Mike Wilson from Box 690 sent these pics of a wood shop fire at 2915 Hackbart Road in Wellesley Township. All three Wellesley stations on scene. Crews found some fire in the roof, had to remove part of the roof to get to all the hot spots.

2/26/19 – Gary Dinkel sent this photo of a fire at 7098 Side Road 5 for a wood shop fire. The address is in Wellington county, just on the border with Waterloo County. Woolwich covers the area first call. Floradale station responded , along with Elmira, a tanker from St Jacobs, as well as full response from Center Wellington Elora station.

2/26/19 – Gary Dinkel sent this photo of a fire at 7098 Side Road 5 for a wood shop fire.

2/26/19 – Gary Dinkel sent this photo of a fire at 7098 Side Road 5 for a wood shop fire.

2/26/19 – Gary Dinkel sent this photo of a fire at 7098 Side Road 5 for a wood shop fire.

02/22/2019 – Poor Gary Dinkel made a hard decision to get pictures and leave a “Rangers” game to attend this fire at 426 Dolph St N in Preston.  Cambridge rotated all six stations and brought in overtime crews. Gary as Box 690 left lots of supplies for the crews and the fire was declared out at 8:25 the next morning. Click here for news article

02/22/2019 – Poor Gary Dinkel made a hard decision to get pictures and leave a “Rangers” game to attend this fire at 426 Dolph St N in Preston.  Cambridge rotated all six stations and brought in overtime crews. Gary as Box 690 left lots of supplies for the crews and the fire was declared out at 8:25 the next morning. Click here for news article

Gary Dinkel attended a fire at 155 Kinzie Ave, in Kitchener. Fire had actually burned itself out by the time crews got there. Police are investigating for arson. Click here for story

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

 

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