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Fire at bee farm

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Fire at bee farm

With bees buzzing around them, Wainfleet firefighters worked to put out a fire at a farm Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said the fire, at 73684 Gracey Rd., was in a building at bee farm. “A couple of our firefighters were stung and so was the person that called it (the fire) in,” Flagg […]

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

Firefighters used nearly 450,000 litres of water to fight a dairy barn fire more than a week ago at 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, said township fire Chief Harry Flagg. Flagg said when the call came in shortly before noon, he requested mutual aid from neighbouring Haldimand County and Port Colborne, which sent tanker trucks, […]

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

Wainfleet firefighters disconnected a back-up generator in the Avondale Store at Chamber’s Corners Saturday evening after a fire at the electric meter at the back of the building. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters didn’t want the power to come back on in case there was a problem with the wiring in the building after […]

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Fire tears through dairy barn

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Fire tears through dairy barn

As flames ripped through a dairy barn, friends, neighbours, and family tried to keep a herd of cows and calves from going back to the burning building Monday. There were visible burns on a number of the cows, which were spread out in two different fields near 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, the scene of […]

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Police ready for Beach Day

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Police ready for Beach Day

High school students from across Niagara and beyond are set to descend on beaches in the region this Friday and next for Beach Day, say Niagara Regional Police. Police say beach day is “an annual rite of passage marking the end of the high school year …” and events are planned for Friday, June 6 […]

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Elderly woman killed in crash

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Elderly woman killed in crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal crash that saw an elderly woman killed on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet Saturday. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters were dispatched to the scene, west of Marr/Case Rds. close to 1 p.m. “We had 13 firefighters, three engines, the rescue truck and myself on scene,” said Flagg. […]

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