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Court fines property owners for fire code violations

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Court fines property owners for fire code violations

A St. Catharines home owner has been fined $5,000 for not having working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms installed as required by the Ontario Fire Code. Raymond Francis Sinclair pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday, April 13/2018 for four Ontario Fire Code violations at his property at 22 Stanmary Dr. During […]

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

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Wainfleet Fire Chief leaving for other opportunities

The Township of Wainfleet is looking for another Fire Chief after Interim Fire Chief Lee Smith has decided to pursue other opportunities. A press release from the Township of Wainfleet issued on Apr. 10/2018 said that Smith will be leaving his role as of Tuesday Apr. 10/2018. “During his tenure, Chief Smith spearheaded tangible steps […]

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FEFD launches new door-to-door alarm program

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FEFD launches new door-to-door alarm program

Starting April 7/2018, Fort Erie firefighters will be going door-to-door on advertised nights and weekends throughout the year as part of its new SAFE (Smoke Alarms Fort Erie) program. The SAFE program is designed to increase awareness about the importance of working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. In Ontario, every home must have a working […]

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Community steps up for Easter Food Drive

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Community steps up for Easter Food Drive

The community stepped up in a big way Saturday Mar. 31/2018 to show their support for the Annual Easter Food Drive at Sobeys Port Colborne. Port Cares, the Port Colborne Professional Firefighters Association and Sobey’s Port Colborne partnered up for the third year in a row to help raise money and gather food to help […]

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Careless cooking causes Sherkston trailer fire

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Careless cooking causes Sherkston trailer fire

Careless cooking was identified as the cause for a fire that caused extensive damage to a trailer at Sherkston Shores Resort on Friday Mar. 30/2018. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tom Cartwright said that the fire was reported about 6:30 p.m. “It was confirmed while en route to be a working fire,” Cartwright […]

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Community help needed for Easter Food Drive

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Community help needed for Easter Food Drive

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services, Port Cares and Sobey’s Port Colborne are asking for help from the community Saturday March 31/2018 for the Annual Easter Food Drive. The community partners will be holding the food drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, all  proceeds go towards Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre. […]

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