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Fire chief’s old truck to be run until it dies

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Fire chief’s old truck to be run until it dies

Wainfleet will run the fire chief’s former truck until it dies or the insurance on it runs out, council decided Tuesday night. Fire Chief Harry Flagg presented a report that called for the 2002 GMC truck, replaced by a 2014 GMC in July, to be used by the fire prevention officer for public education and […]

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Coffee maker causes fire

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Coffee maker causes fire

A coffee maker caused a fire in King St. apartment when it malfunctioned Tuesday night, said Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services’ fire prevention officer. Mike Bendia said the coffee maker burned completely on a countertop in Apt. #2 at 818 King St., at the corner of Neff St. When firefighters arrived on scene, residents […]

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Training in the waters of Lake Erie

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Training in the waters of Lake Erie

Firefighters learned the importance of having the right personal protective equipment, making patient contact and patient care as they performed rescues in the waters of Lake Erie Tuesday at Nickel Beach. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Service’s Capt. Wayne Benner said the water rescue exercises were part of ongoing training. “We’re doing a review and […]

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Child sustains life threatening injuries

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Child sustains life threatening injuries

Niagara Regional Police are investigating a two car crash in Wainfleet that left a child with life threatening injuries, and sent two others to hospital Sunday night. Police didn’t have many details at the scene, but said the collision reconstruction unit was being called in as a precaution due to the injuries sustained by the […]

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Single vehicle crash in Wainfleet

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Single vehicle crash in Wainfleet

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Fire destroys West Lincoln home

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Fire destroys West Lincoln home

A fire that destroyed a home Wednesday in West Lincoln is not believed to be suspicious in nature, Niagara Regional Police. Police and West Lincoln Fire and Emergency Services were called to the home, at 6918 South Chippawa Rd., at 3:30 a.m. after a passing motorist noticed the fire. The residence was fully-engulfed when firefighters arrived […]

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