Public Safety

Posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Cornwall Fire Service is conducting ‘live fire’ training at 244 Saunders Drive this week.
Portions of Saunders Drive will be closed during the afternoons of September 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th.
Traffic will be diverted through a portion of Saunders Drive during these activities. Access to local businesses will be unaffected.
The City of Cornwall would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation while these activities take place.

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Posted Tuesday, September 05, 2017

DefibrillatorTwo Paramedics and three Cornwall Community Police Service Officers were recognized and presented with a Life Saving Recognition Certificate by the Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services for their role in saving the life of Mr. Richard Duperron of Cornwall when he was found in Sudden Cardiac Arrest in his home.
The Life Saving Recognition Certificates recognize Paramedics Elizabeth Hill and Andrew Van der Heyden from the Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services and Constables Casey MacGregor,...

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Posted Monday, August 28, 2017

School busWith another school year fast approaching, school buses, crossing guards and school zone safety is everyone’s business
Under the Highway Traffic Act, motorists travelling in both directions must stop when approaching a school bus that has its upper red lights flashing.
The only exception is on highways separated by a median, traffic coming from the opposite direction is not required to stop.
For a first offense of failing to stop for a school bus, drivers face...

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Posted Wednesday, August 09, 2017

City of CornwallThe Department of Infrastructure & Municipal Works is undertaking annual maintenance of its fire hydrants and watermains.
Fire Hydrants are tested to ensure they are ready should our Fire services need to use them and also for flushing the watermains. Testing ensures that hydrants are in full working order and verifies their flow capacity.
In order to determine that a hydrant is capable of meeting fire flow requirements, City crews must open the hydrants and discharge...

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Posted Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Starting this week, Cornwall Fire Services (CFS) will be delivering Naloxone Hydrochloride via nasal spray to victims of Opioid overdoses on response calls under the medical delegation of Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health for the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU).
This new approach is in response to the growing epidemic of Opioid use and abuse involving both prescription and illicit forms of the potent narcotics.
“The Cornwall Fire Service will provide...

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