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Multiple fires in West Lincoln overnight

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Multiple fires in West Lincoln overnight

    A home and large attached garage at the corner of Vaughan and Port Davidson Rds. in West Lincoln was destroyed by fire Saturday night-Sunday morning. It was one of three working fires West Lincoln Fire Department was dealing with at the time, and which saw mutual aid provided by Wainfleet Fire and Emergency […]

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Natural gas leak shuts down Main St. West

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Natural gas leak shuts down Main St. West

Main St. West in Port Colborne was shutdown for more than two hours Thursday night due to a strong smell of natural gas in the area. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services fire Chief Tom Cartwright said firefighters determined the smell was coming from a catch basin on the north side of Main St. West […]

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Careless driving charges laid against woman

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Careless driving charges laid against woman

A Port Colborne woman who crashed her car twice within an hour Sunday afternoon faces two counts of careless driving, said Niagara Regional Police. Police spokesman Const. Phil Gavin said each charge comes with a $400 fine and $90 victim surcharge. If convicted, each charge also places six demerit points on a driver’s licence. Const. […]

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Driver crashes twice within an hour

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Driver crashes twice within an hour

A female driver wasn’t having a great day Sunday, as she crashed her car twice within the span of an hour in Port Colborne. Niagara Regional Police, Niagara EMS paramedics and Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services were first called to the area of Mellanby Ave. and Killaly St. West at 3:20 p.m. for the […]

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Two youths charged with arson

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Two youths charged with arson

Two 14 year olds were arrested and charged with arson in connection with a fire this past Monday in Welland. Niagara Regional Police said the two, who can’t be named due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, were arrested on Thursday and Friday.  Welland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters were called to 111 Victoria St. Monday just […]

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Unique partnership to benefit fire service

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Unique partnership to benefit fire service

Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services has entered into a unique partnership, and first of its kind in Niagara, with local real estate agent Robbin Corry that will benefit firefighters and the community. For every home Corry, a sales representative with Royal LePage Niagara Real Estate Centre in Welland, sells in Wainfleet, a portion of her […]

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