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Port Colborne firefighters controlling Miller Rd. house fire

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Port Colborne firefighters controlling Miller Rd. house fire

Firefighters from Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services are currently on scene at a working house fire on Miller Rd. in Port Colborne near Forks Rd. “We are currently working to knock this down, so there’s not much information at this time” Deputy Chief Mike Bendia said. “However, the occupants did get out safely.” Witnesses on […]

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A thank you from the fire chief

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A thank you from the fire chief

Erie Media is publishing a letter Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief recently released in regards to the fatal fire in December. As Fire Chief for the City of Port Colborne, I would like to thank the many people and businesses from Port Colborne and beyond for their outpouring of support in the […]

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Second house fire in Welland

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Second house fire in Welland

Welland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters were called to a second fire Tuesday, nearly 15 hours after battling their first one. Firefighters, Niagara EMS paramedics and Niagara Regional Police were all called for the report of a structure fire on Wright St. just after 7 p.m. The fire was in a two-storey home on the […]

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Nickel St. tragedy: Message from the fire chief

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Nickel St. tragedy: Message from the fire chief

Erie Media is reprinting a message from Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief Tom Cartwright on last week’s tragic fire in its entirety from the fire services Facebook page. As Fire Chief for the City of Port Colborne, I would like to offer sincere condolences to the Burd and Zuvic Families on behalf […]

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Major fire in Port Colborne with possible fatalities

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Major fire in Port Colborne with possible fatalities

PORT COLBORNE STRUCTURE FIRE NICKEL ST. 1 CONFIRMED DEAD AND AS MANY AS POSSIBLY 4 MORE MISSING pic.twitter.com/YTtpej0kDE — MEDIA607 -FIREMAN607 (@fireman607) December 14, 2016 Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters were on scene of a fire – with unconfirmed multiple fatalities – on Nickel Street for hours Wednesday morning. Firefighters, Niagara EMS paramedics […]

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Be safe this holiday season

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Be safe this holiday season

Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services is urging everyone to pay special attention when cooking during the holidays, and to drink responsibly. “The hustle and bustle of the holidays can dramatically increase your risk of having a fire,” said Fire Chief Kevin Foster. “All too often, these fires are started by unattended cooking and in many […]

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