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Careless smoking causes high rise apartment fire

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Careless smoking causes high rise apartment fire

City of St. Catharines press release – Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci urges smokers to make sure their cigarettes are completely extinguished after a recent high-rise apartment fire. St. Catharines firefighters responded to reports of fire at 1:38 p.m. Saturday/June 8/2019 at 35 Towering Heights Blvd. On arrival, firefighters found smoke visible from a third-floor […]

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St. Catharines fire department begins fire safety home visits

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St. Catharines fire department begins fire safety home visits

City of St. Catharines press release – St. Catharines firefighters are hitting the streets this summer to help families protect themselves with working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. St. Catharines Fire and Emergency Management Services begins its Alarmed for Life program raising awareness for home and fire safety Monday, June 3. Firefighters will go […]

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Wainfleet Fire partners with local business

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Wainfleet Fire partners with local business

press release – Wainfleet Fire & Emergency Services has added a new Kubota Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) to their fleet Thursday, May 30/2019, through a unique “Public/Private Partnership.” Ben Berg Farm & Industrial Equipment has donated a Kubota RTV XG-850 “Sidekick” to the Township on a loan-style program. At the end of the term, the […]

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Fire destroys south-end St. Catharines home

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Fire destroys south-end St. Catharines home

City of St. Catharines press release – Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick urges residents to make sure they have working smoke alarms installed and home escape plans ready after an early morning fire on the weekend destroyed a house in the south end of St. Catharines. “When there is a fire you need to get […]

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Test it Tuesday: Are there working heroes in your home?

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Test it Tuesday: Are there working heroes in your home?

City of Port Colborne press release – Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services will be heading to homes in Port Colborne on Tuesday, May 14/2019, for ‘Test it Tuesday’. In an effort to ensure every Port Colborne home has working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, residents are encouraged to PORTicipate by testing their alarms. “In […]

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Ten must-haves for your home emergency preparedness kit

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Ten must-haves for your home emergency preparedness kit

City of St. Catharines press release – A home emergency kit stocked with some basic supplies will help you and your family ride out disasters that strike suddenly and without notice. But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced with an emergency to assemble your emergency preparedness kit, says Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick, […]

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