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Roof rescue in Port Colborne

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Roof rescue in Port Colborne

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters helped a woman and her child off of a roof in downtown Port Colborne Sunday morning. Firefighters were called when someone from Market Cafe, at the corner of Clarence and Catherine Sts., heard a person calling for help from the roof of 52 Clarence St. Once on scene, […]

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West Lincoln fires under investigation

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West Lincoln fires under investigation

[ready_google_map id=’26’] Two police agencies and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating four different fires that took place starting Saturday night into Sunday morning in West Lincoln and Hamilton. Fires which saw five different agencies — Wainfleet, Haldimand County, Lincoln, Grimsby and Hamilton — respond with mutual aid to assist West Lincoln. Niagara Regional […]

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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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