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Time to change your clocks and your batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Time to change your clocks and your batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

City of Welland press release – Clocks will spring ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10/2019. 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 […]

Animals perish in Wainfleet barn fire

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Animals perish in Wainfleet barn fire

One person was sent to hospital for smoke inhalation and several animals perished in a small barn fire in Wainfleet Friday morning, March 1/2019. Firefighters were on the scene of the fire on Hewitt Rd. until the early afternoon. “Several animals were in the barn at the time of the fire,” a press release from […]

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St. Catharines bars fined for overcrowding

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St. Catharines bars fined for overcrowding

City of St. Catharines press release – Two St. Catharines bars were fined for overcrowding by the Ontario Court of Justice. The operators of Daisy Dukes Boots and Bourbon Bar (117 St Paul St.) pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Feb. 12/2019, to an Ontario Fire Code charge for exceeding occupancy, or overcrowding, in its main bar […]

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Fire consumes Welland church

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Fire consumes Welland church

A major fire has consumed a church in Welland Sunday, Feb. 24/2019, leaving the parishioners of the Be in Christ Church on Lincoln St. without a place to worship.

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Welland firefighters rescue dog from recreational canal

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Welland firefighters rescue dog from recreational canal

Firefighters from the Welland Fire and Emergency Services Department rescued a full-size Rottweiler that had gone through the ice and was in the water in the Welland Recreational Canal Saturday, Feb. 16/2019. “Just before 9 a.m. this morning crews were called to the recreational canal at Ontario Rd,” deputy chief Adam Eckhart said. “A full-size […]

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Tenants lucky in recent Welland structure fire

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Tenants lucky in recent Welland structure fire

Tenants in a home newly converted into tenant apartments on Welland St. are lucky after a fire broke out on the main floor of the two-story structure Sunday Feb. 3/2019. The main floor had no working smoke alarms. “The occupant of the main floor discovered the fire and went upstairs to notify the other tenants,”: […]

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