Posted on Saturday January 19, 2019 at 11:39 a.m.
Reducing the risk of barn fires with resources
The latter recently unveiled resources to help farmers reduce the risk of barn fires this winter, the time when most barn fires occur.
"As a former volunteer firefighter who has witnessed the devastation caused by barn fires, I am always saddened when we face these kinds of losses on our farms," said Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. "I highly encourage all farmers to learn more about th" resources my ministry provides and to consult with their local fire departments or insurer on farm fire safety planning."
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs released a series of new videos on ways to prevent barn fires.