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Set your clocks back, test smoke  and carbon monoxide alarm

Set your clocks back, test smoke and carbon monoxide alarm

City of St. Catharines press release – When you are setting your clock back this Sunday for Daylight Savings Time, test your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms as well, urges Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci. Working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms provide early warning when there’s a problem in the home and everyone needs […]

One dead in Wainfleet garage fire

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One dead in Wainfleet garage fire

One man is dead as a result of a fire in a two car garage at a home in Wainfleet Thursday Oct. 18/2018. “The Wainfleet Fire Department was called by St. Catharine’s Fire Dispatch at approx. 9:30 this morning,” Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services Chief Morgan Alcock said. “A passerby who discovered the fire called […]

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St. Catharines restaurant fined $5,000 for overcrowding

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St. Catharines restaurant fined $5,000 for overcrowding

City of St. Catharines press release – The operators of a Port Dalhousie restaurant have been fined $5,000 by the Ontario Court of Justice for overcrowding in their barroom. 2449787 Ontario Inc. and David Dwight Prentice pleaded guilty on Friday, Oct. 12, to an Ontario Fire Code charge at the Kilt and Clover (17 Lock St.) […]

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Open house opens eyes to the need for fire safety

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Open house opens eyes to the need for fire safety

It wasn’t all fun and games Saturday Oct. 13/2018 at the Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department’s Open House to cap off Fire Prevention Week. “The theme this year is ‘Look,’ ‘Listen,’ and ‘Learn,’” fire prevention officer Scott Lawson said. “We are reminding people to look for and remove possible fire hazards, listen for smoke […]

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Discuss fire safety during Fire Prevention Week

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Discuss fire safety during Fire Prevention Week

City of St. Catharines press release – Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick is urging residents to ensure everyone in their home knows how to escape if there is a fire and prevent one from starting in the first place. “Look, listen, learn,” said the acting fire chief. “Prevention is always the best way to keep […]

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Project Zero partners with Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services

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Project Zero partners with Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services

Township of Wainfleet press release – Enbridge Gas Distribution, the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council and Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services announced Tuesday Oct. 2/2018 they are partnering to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero. Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services received 150 combination smoke and carbon monoxide […]

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