Funds for Ontario Fire College Assured

Issue 10 and Volume 110.

Funds for Ontario Fire College Assured Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office photo Final decision of the Ontario, Canada, Cabinet was made August 14, authorizing the immediate start of a fire college in Ontario and providing initial funds for purchase of a site and the necessary alterations and renovations of existing buildings on the property. The budget of the Fire Marshal’s Office for the year 1957 contained a sum of $100,000 for a fire college. It is understood the province will provide this and other funds. The Ontario Fire College, as it will be known, will be located on the outskirts of Gravenhurst, Ont., on Lake Muskoka, in the midst of what is said to be the most beautiful resort area of the province. The property has 2,800 feet of shoreline on the lake and can be reached by car over controlled access highway in about two hours’ travel time from Toronto.…

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