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CO alarm enforcement beginning

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CO alarm enforcement beginning

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services is going to start enforcing the law regarding Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms after allowing for a grace period. “The legislation came into the fire code in April 2014 and became law on April 15, 2015,” Mike Bendia deputy fire chief Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services said in […]

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Annual FFAO Convention in Wainfleet

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Annual FFAO Convention in Wainfleet

It’s been a weekend packed with activity so far for over 300 firefighters from around Ontario who are in Wainfleet for the annual Fire Fighters Association of Ontario convention. “There’s roughly about 400 people here, approximately 300 firefighters with their families,” Matt DeVries, the Chairman of the FFAO for Wainfleet said. “It’s great to see […]

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Woman seriously injured in crash, two dogs killed

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A woman was transported to Hamilton via air ambulance with serious injuries and two dogs were killed following a multi-vehicle crash at Ontario Rd. and Southworth St. in Welland Thursday night. Niagara Regional Police, Niagara EMS paramedics and Welland Fire and Emergency Services responded to the call at 7:15 p.m. The crash also saw a […]

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Good time at Safety Awareness Day

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Good time at Safety Awareness Day

More than 100 children came out to learn about bike and skateboard safety, have their faces painted, and check out equipment used by Port Colborne firefighters and Niagara Regional Police at the 21st annual Safety Awareness Day and Bike Rodeo Saturday. The event was hosted by Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services at its Killaly […]

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Condition of Engine 1 still unknown

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Condition of Engine 1 still unknown

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services fire Chief Tom Cartwright hasn’t seen Engine 1 since it was sent to a Stoney Creek repair shop and caught up in a fire in mid-April, council heard Monday night. The fire took place Sunday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Wajax Power Systems, on the South Service Rd. […]

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Safety Day in Port Colborne Saturday

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Safety Day in Port Colborne Saturday

A bike rodeo and interactive fire display will be part of the 21st annual Safety Awareness Day and Bike Rodeo Saturday, May 23 at Port Colborne fire hall. The event is being put on by the Community Safety Committee and Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services, said safety committee member, and Ward 2 Coun., Angie […]

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