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Message from the fire chief

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Message from the fire chief

Erie Media is reprinting a letter from Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief Tom Cartwright in light on the most recent fire in the city Message from the fire chief The start of 2017 has continued to be very busy times for our Fire Department. Since January 1, 2017 until January 20, 2017, […]

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Structure Fire Port Colborne Causes $75,000 – $100,000 Damage

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Structure Fire Port Colborne Causes $75,000 – $100,000 Damage

Port Colborne Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Oakwood Street today. The call came in around 12:30 pm. When fire crews arrived there was heavy smoke in the garage and fire was breaking through the eaves above the garage door. The fire extended into the attic space of the attached house. Fire fighters […]

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Port Colborne Without Power

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Port Colborne Without Power

Port Colborne Fire Department were called to the New Port Centre on Fielden Avenue for an odour in the building this afternoon. Fire Chief Tom Cartwright said ” a burning electrical motor in the main mechanical room, caused by a power surge.” The smoke was contained to the room, however the fire department was ventilating […]

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Port Colborne firefighters controlling Miller Rd. house fire

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Port Colborne firefighters controlling Miller Rd. house fire

Firefighters from Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services are currently on scene at a working house fire on Miller Rd. in Port Colborne near Forks Rd. “We are currently working to knock this down, so there’s not much information at this time” Deputy Chief Mike Bendia said. “However, the occupants did get out safely.” Witnesses on […]

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A thank you from the fire chief

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A thank you from the fire chief

Erie Media is publishing a letter Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief recently released in regards to the fatal fire in December. As Fire Chief for the City of Port Colborne, I would like to thank the many people and businesses from Port Colborne and beyond for their outpouring of support in the […]

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Second house fire in Welland

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Second house fire in Welland

Welland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters were called to a second fire Tuesday, nearly 15 hours after battling their first one. Firefighters, Niagara EMS paramedics and Niagara Regional Police were all called for the report of a structure fire on Wright St. just after 7 p.m. The fire was in a two-storey home on the […]

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