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Fire Prevention Week this week

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Fire Prevention Week this week

Check the expiration date on your smoke alarms Fire Prevention Week is October 9 – 15, 2016, and Welland Fire and Emergency Services reminds everyone to check their smoke alarms. “The theme of Fire Prevention Week this year is ‘Don’t Wait, Check the Date’ of your smoke alarms,” said Brian Kennedy, Fire Chief. “Smoke alarms […]

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Port Colborne Fire Dept Burn Cell Offers Eye Opening Awareness

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Port Colborne Fire Dept Burn Cell Offers Eye Opening Awareness

On Saturday, October 8, 2016 the Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services hosted their annual Fire Prevention Week kick off. It was a slow start at the fire hall on Killaly Street, due to the overcast skies. Children who attended were encouraged to visit five different stations set up to teach them about fire safety. One […]

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Volunteer firefighters being recruited

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Volunteer firefighters being recruited

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services is currently recruiting volunteer firefighters. Applicants shall have a minimum of Grade 12 education or approved equivalent, be able to pass a written aptitude test; be able to pass a Fire Fighter’s medical exam and maintain physical fitnessbe able to successfully complete the CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test), have […]

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Welland appoints new fire chief

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Welland appoints new fire chief

The City of Welland is pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Brian Kennedy as Welland’s new Chief of Fire and Emergency Services. City Council approved this appointment at their Council meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Deputy Kennedy will assume his duties on September 3, 2016. Deputy Kennedy joined Welland’s Fire Service […]

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Township of Wainfleet Lifts Open Air Fire Ban

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Township of Wainfleet Lifts Open Air Fire Ban

The Township of Wainfleet Friday announced it would lift the ‘no burn ban’ due to the recent rainfall. “This much needed rainfall is welcome for our agricultural producers, and has given us the safety margin we need to lift the fire ban in our area” said Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs. “I would like to thank […]

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Lakeshore student receives special award from Port Fire Department

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Lakeshore student receives special award from Port Fire Department

When the Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department was developing a strategy for a social media campaign, they went immediately to Lakeshore Catholic High School for help. After initial discussions with the vice principal, FPO Scott Lawson, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department was immediately introduced to student Michaela Bodis, who the vice […]

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