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Smoke alarms alert family to Welland fire

Smoke alarms alert family to Welland fire

A Welland family is safe after working smoke alarms alerted the family to a fire in the basement of their Merritt St. home Monday Feb. 19/2018. “Six trucks answered the call to Merritt St. for a fire, the owner called and reported a fire in the basement at 10:53,” said Adam Eckhart, Deputy Fire Chief […]

Appliance cord cause of Wainfleet house fire

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Appliance cord cause of Wainfleet house fire

An overheated electrical appliance cord from a freezer in the basement has been identified as the source of a house fire in Wainfleet Wednesday Feb. 14/2018. The residence is located at 11645 Highway 3 in Wainfleet. It was estimated that the fire caused approximately $200,000 in damage. “The call came in at 8:15 a.m. as […]

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Cause of Vinyl Works Canada fire released

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Cause of Vinyl Works Canada fire released

The cause of Tuesday’s fire at Vinyl Works Canada, 2174 Barber Dr. in Port Colborne was released by the Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department Thursday Feb. 8/2018. An update from Deputy Fire Chief Mike Bendia said: “The investigation conducted by the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services, […]

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Vinyl Fire Still Smoldering Today

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Vinyl Fire Still Smoldering Today

An update provided by Deputy Fire Chief Mike Bendia regarding an Industrial fire that broke out just before 07:39 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Vinyl Works Canada, 2174 Barber Road in Port Colborne. Bendia stated, “Crews worked all night to extinguish hot spots. There is still smoldering happening that is producing smoke. The […]

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Port Colborne Vinyl Fire – UPDATE

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Port Colborne Vinyl Fire – UPDATE

Just before 07:39 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 6/2018 an Industrial fire broke out at Vinyl Works Canada, 2174 Barber Road in Port Colborne. The fire is under control and crews are currently working on hot spots. The building has fully collapsed. Residents are reminded to stay indoors with their windows and doors closed while the Ministry […]

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Multiple Alarm Fire in Port Colborne

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Multiple Alarm Fire in Port Colborne

Multiple fire departments were called to Vinyl Works Canada on Barber Dr, Port Colborne on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The fire department was called in shortly before 8 am to the 200 x 75 foot building. Vinyl Works Canada produces vinyl for patio furniture. The south end of the building was enflamed and progressed very […]

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