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Media Releases

Posted Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Overnight blaze in Tillsonburg

Tillsonburg Fire and Rescue Services responded to a structure on Bidwell Street in Tillsonburg last night. The fire occurred at the the rear of the home, and required a full station response with mutual aid requested from Bayham Station #2 Straffordville.


The first Pumper on scene arrived to find heavy smoke and flames showing from the rear of the home. Firefighters initiated a fast attack and were able to knock down the fire quickly. The...

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

Hydro One requires a scheduled power outage on January 19, 2020 from 3:00 AM to 5:00 AM. The outage will impact all of Tillsonburg Hydro Inc. distribution area and will impact all of Tillsonburg and some surrounding areas. Please note the times above are estimates and the outage may last longer depending on how work progresses. Hydro One Customers should reach out to Hydro One to confirm any impact to service directly. Tillsonburg Hydro understands that any loss of electricity...

Posted Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Kyle Pratt

The Town of Tillsonburg announced today that Kyle J. Pratt will be the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the Town of Tillsonburg, beginning January 13, 2020.

“Council and I are looking forward to working with Kyle as his background aligns well with the strategic direction of Council, and the vision we share with all stakeholders of our community,” says Mayor Stephen Molnar.

Pratt most recently served as CAO of the Municipality of Bluewater, and previously served...

Posted Monday, December 16, 2019

For Immediate Release


Town Clerk Donna Wilson will retire in 2020

Donna Wilson, Town Clerk for the Town of Tillsonburg since 2010, has announced her retirement effective February 29, 2020.

Wilson has served in a variety of positions with the Town over the years, including swimming instructor.

“I started working at the Community Centre in 1986,” she recalls. “It was a great job while my children were young.”

In 1994, Wilson became a bus driver with...

Posted Saturday, November 30, 2019

November 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

Weekend blaze in Tillsonburg

Tillsonburg Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at a two-storey home on Pine Street at 5:30 a.m today. The fire occurred at the the rear of the home, and required 22 firefighters to be on scene for four hours.

Working smoke alarms were present at the time of the incident and no injuries were reported. Damage to the property is estimated at $250,000. At this time the fire is under investigation.