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Time to change your clocks and batteries in all alarms

Time to change your clocks and batteries in all alarms

City of Welland press release – Clocks will spring ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 8/2020. Welland Fire and Emergency Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks. “In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they […]

Welland property owner fined $6000

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Welland property owner fined $6000

City of Welland press release – On October 9, 2019, the Welland Fire and Emergency Services (WFES) attended the property 252 King Street, City of Welland to respond to a fire safety complaint. On their arrival, Fire Prevention Officers (FPOs) found a two (2) storey residence being used as a rooming house. Inspecting the dwelling, […]

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Wainfleet fire department receives funding for vehicle extrication equipment

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Wainfleet fire department receives funding for vehicle extrication equipment

Recently Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services received help to purchase vehicle extrication equipment. “Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada is celebrating a grant awarded to Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services for $38,408 to fund vehicle extrication equipment,” Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada press release said.  “The awarded equipment will improve the department’s […]

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Kitchen fire a reminder for working smoke alarms

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Kitchen fire a reminder for working smoke alarms

City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines Fire Services is urging the public to keep fire safety top of mind after a kitchen fire in the centre of the city saw one man transported to the hospital. That reminder during the Christmas season extends to practicing safe cooking techniques and […]

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Jeff McCormick named new St. Catharines fire chief

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Jeff McCormick named new St. Catharines fire chief

City of St. Catharines press release – The City has moved to place a hand permanently at the helm of St. Catharines Fire Services. The name behind that guiding hand is a familiar one in the community. On Monday City Council appointed Jeff McCormick as fire chief. McCormick has served as acting fire chief since […]

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Rolling back the clock means it’s time to test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

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Rolling back the clock means it’s time to test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

City of St. Catharines press release – It’s once again time to roll back the clock for Daylight Savings Time, and with it comes a reminder to check in on the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms that keep families safe. St. Catharines Fire Services is reminding residents to test the alarms in their homes as […]

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