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Detailed Plan for Central Fire Hall presented to Welland council

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Detailed Plan for Central Fire Hall presented to Welland council

Almost a year ago, Nora Reid of the Welland Heritage Subcommittee- Central Fire Hall presented a basic plan to the City of Welland to make use of the popular Welland landmark the Central Fire Hall. At that time council decided to delay any actions regarding the building until a more detailed plan could be developed. At […]

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Landlord fined $7,700 for fire code violations

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Landlord fined $7,700 for fire code violations

A downtown St. Catharines property owner must pay $7,700 in fines for fire code violations relating to smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms after a recent ruling at the Ontario Court of Justice. Lane Luck pleaded guilty on Friday, March 24 to five Ontario Fire Code violations at 144 Church St.: two counts of not […]

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PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

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PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department is this year’s winner of the Respect for Law award from the Port Colborne Optimist Club. They received the award at the club’s regular meeting Wednesday Mar. 22. “It is certainly nice for the Fire Department to be recognized for our efforts in the community,” Chief Tom Cartwright […]

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Be fire safe this Earth Hour

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Be fire safe this Earth Hour

Are you planning to celebrate Earth Hour Saturday night? Fire Chief Dave Wood urges everyone to keep fire safety in mind when the lights go out. The City of St. Catharines will join communities around the world in shining a light on climate action Saturday, March 25. The City is turning off non-essential lights at […]

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Hefty fines for fire code violations

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Hefty fines for fire code violations

All homes must be protected by working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms says St. Catharines Fire Chief Dave Wood after a local landlord was fined $4,300 by the Ontario Court of Justice. Nick Atalick pleaded guilty to Ontario Fire Code violations for not having working smoke alarms in the basement and on the second […]

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Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

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Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

Main St. West between King and Elm Sts. in Port Colborne was closed for a short period Monday, March 6, after two trucks collided in the area. While no information has been released by Niagara Regional Police, they, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics were called to the intersection of Main […]

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