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Detectives investigating fire in St. Catharines

Detectives investigating fire in St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – At approximately 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 29/2020, 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold) uniform officers were called to a residential building in the area of Front Street N and Albert St E in the City of Thorold following the report of a fire. The units were evacuated and Thorold […]

Alarmed for Life going door-to-door

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Alarmed for Life going door-to-door

City of St. Catharines press release – Firefighters will still be hitting the streets this Monday to help educate residents on fire safety, although it will be delivered a bit differently this summer during the current State of Emergency. Fire Chief Jeff McCormick says while the program will be different than in past years because […]

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Injured firefighters home safe after Wellington Street fire

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Injured firefighters home safe after Wellington Street fire

City of Port Colborne press release – On Tuesday, June 9/2020, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency services responded to a fire around 5:15 p.m. at 350 Wellington Street. The fire spread to neighbouring townhome units and all tenants were able to escape safely. Two firefighters were transported to the hospital with minor injuries related to […]

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Major damage in suspicious house fire in Wainfleet

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Major damage in suspicious house fire in Wainfleet

An empty home suffered major damage due to what has been determined as a suspicious fire in Wainfleet on Tuesday, Apr. 21/2020. “The fire was noticed by an individual driving east on Concession 1 (just west of Ostryhon Corners ) they noticed the fire at the south-west corner of the structure and called 9-1-1,” said […]

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Kitchen fire underscores importance of cooking fire safety

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Kitchen fire underscores importance of cooking fire safety

City of St. Catharines press release – After a kitchen fire late Monday afternoon (Apr. 20/2020) put one resident in hospital with burns to their hands and face, the City’s Fire Chief is reminding residents to remain vigilant when cooking. The fire occurred just before 4 p.m. in the north end of the city when […]

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Working fire alarm system vital in avoiding fatalities in Welland fire

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Working fire alarm system vital in avoiding fatalities in Welland fire

An early morning fire happened at 638 King St. in Welland, a working fire alarm system prevent fatalities according to the Welland Fire Chief. Photo by Joseph Burd All the occupants of a three-storey rooming house in Welland are alive today thanks to a working fire alarm system when a fire broke out early Wednesday […]

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