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Missing lifesaving equipment recovered

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Missing lifesaving equipment recovered

A missing piece of lifesaving equipment has been recovered and returned to the Fort Erie Fire and Emergency services department. A press release from the Niagara Regional Police Services (NRPS) earlier this week said the piece of equipment was taken from the station house in Stevensville in late January/early February. The NRPS recovered the Hurst […]

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Thorold family displaced by house fire

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Thorold family displaced by house fire

A Thorold family has lost their home to a fire at their Turner Rd. residence Wednesday Mar. 14/2018. All members of the family including the pet dog were away from home at the time of the fire and are safe. The Thorold Fire and Emergency Services Department responded to the call to the rural property […]

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Jaws of life stolen from Fort Erie Fire Department

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Jaws of life stolen from Fort Erie Fire Department

Investigators from the 5 District Criminal Investigative Branch (CIB) of The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) in Fort Erie are appealing for the public’s assistance in regards to an investigation involving the theft of equipment from Fort Erie Fire Department Station 5 located at 2654 Stevensville Road, Stevensville. The theft of this equipment occurred between […]

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Landlords fined for lack of CO alarms

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Landlords fined for lack of CO alarms

The landlords of a St. Catharines rental home have been fined $5,000 for not having working carbon monoxide alarms installed as required by the Ontario Fire Code. Xiaoyan Wu and Weili Jiang pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday, March 9 for Ontario Fire Code violations at their rental property at 48 Merigold […]

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Occupants ‘lucky to be alive’

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Occupants ‘lucky to be alive’

Adam Eckhart, Deputy Fire Chief of the Welland Fire and Emergency Department has said that the three occupants of an early morning fire on Wallace Ave. in Welland Sunday are lucky to be alive. The call came in around 5 a.m. Sunday Mar. 11/2018. “When the fire department arrived the three occupants of the home […]

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Change your clocks, change your batteries

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Change your clocks, change your batteries

Clocks will spring ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Mar. 11/2018. Welland Fire and Emergency Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks. “In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries,” explained Deputy […]

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