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Door-to-door safety inspection yields ‘alarming’ results

Door-to-door safety inspection yields ‘alarming’ results

It was an alarming day for Welland firefighters as the visited a north end street to conduct door-to-door smoke and carbon monoxide testing as part of their Fire Prevention Week activities. They visited 24 homes on Tuesday, Oct. 8/2019, but, only 14 residents were home as they visited. “The results were ‘alarming,’” a City of […]

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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

Raising safety awareness was the underlying theme at the forefront Saturday, Oct. 5/2019, at the annual Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department Fire Prevention Week Open House at the fire hall and at the Touch-A-Truck event at the Port Colborne Operations Centre. Both open house events were well attended by Port Colborne families. Fire […]

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Plan and practice your escape during Fire Prevention Week

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Plan and practice your escape during Fire Prevention Week

City of St. Catharines press release – In a fire situation, advance planning can make a potentially life-saving difference. That’s the message during Fire Prevention Week, which runs Oct. 6 to 12/2019 this year. The theme, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”, is one Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick hopes […]

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

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Fire prevention week is encouraging you to be the hero in your home

City of Port Colborne press release – – Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services is reminding residents that not all heroes wear a cape. You can be the hero in your home by installing and maintaining working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and planning your escape. The theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2019, […]

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Port Colborne landlord convicted for fire code violation

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Port Colborne landlord convicted for fire code violation

City of Port Colborne press release – On April 10, 2018, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services responded to a complaint regarding 68 Fraser Street. Upon arrival, it was noted there was multiple life safety issues with, but not limited to, damaged fire separations, fire alarm system not operational, sprinkler system not operational, fire extinguisher […]

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Fire service completes firefighting operations at Pioneer Flower Farms

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Fire service completes firefighting operations at Pioneer Flower Farms

City of St. Catharines press release – After nearly three days at the scene of a major fire at 1900 Seventh Street Louth, St. Catharines Fire and Emergency Services completed its firefighting operations on Monday. The fire, which started at about 11 p.m. on Friday night, was completely extinguished at about 4 p.m. on Monday […]

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