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Port Colborne landlord convicted of Fire Code violation

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Port Colborne landlord convicted of Fire Code violation

City of Port Colborne press release – On August 28/2018, the owner of 780 Elm Street was convicted in Provincial Offences Court for failing to comply with the Ontario Fire Code and was fined $7,000 (and victim surcharge 25%) in accordance with the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act. On November 3, 2017, […]

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Fire destroys heritage building in Wainfleet

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Fire destroys heritage building in Wainfleet

A building at the Marshville Heritage Village was destroyed by fire that began Thursday night. Wainfleet volunteer firefighters battled the blaze till early Friday morning. Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services were called to the fire at approximately 11 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 23/2018 after citizens noticed smoke coming from the building. “Upon arrival, Engine 2 […]

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Project Zero invests in Port Colborne’s safety

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Project Zero invests in Port Colborne’s safety

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department received help with the smoke/carbon monoxide alarm education campaign from partners Enbridge Gas Distribution and the Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council this week. Project Zero is a public education campaign “to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero,” a press release […]

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Wainfleet welcomes new Fire Chief

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Wainfleet welcomes new Fire Chief

Wainfleet Council will appoint Morgan Alcock as Fire Chief Tuesday Aug. 14/2018 at their regular meeting of Council. “Chief Alcock is a progressive fire-service leader who understands and values the commitment that volunteer firefighters make to the community,” Wainfleet Chief Administrative Officer William Kolasa said. “He strongly believes in the need to continuously support our […]

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Passing NRPS officer alerts occupants of structure fire

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Passing NRPS officer alerts occupants of structure fire

Three occupants of a Welland duplex were awoken early Saturday morning Aug. 4/2018 by a passing Niagara Regional Police officer who had spotted that their residence was on fire. Welland fire responded at 5:45 a.m. to the South Pelham Rd. duplex, three adults in their 50s had been evacuated safely. They had been living in […]

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Court imposes $15,000 in fines for fire code violations

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Court imposes $15,000 in fines for fire code violations

City of St. Catharines press release – A St. Catharines landlord must pay $15,000 in fines for fire code violations relating to the lack of maintenance for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms at his rental property as per the Ontario Court of Justice. Jestin Philipose, a director of the corporation that owns the rental […]

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