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Enbridge Gas Inc. helps Pelham FD feduce fire and carbon monoxide deaths

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Enbridge Gas Inc. helps Pelham FD feduce fire and carbon monoxide deaths

Town of Pelham press release – On Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, Enbridge Gas Inc. and Pelham Fire Department announced they are working to improve home safety and bring fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths down to zero. Pelham Fire Department received 126 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through Project Zero – a public education campaign […]

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Scammers contacting the public claiming to be NRPS

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Scammers contacting the public claiming to be NRPS

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – In recent months, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) have received reports of scam phone calls involving persons claiming to be NRPS officers. The “phony officers” claim that the member of the public has committed a crime and that there is a warrant for their arrest. The member […]

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Door-to-door safety inspection yields ‘alarming’ results

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Door-to-door safety inspection yields ‘alarming’ results

It was an alarming day for Welland firefighters as the visited a north end street to conduct door-to-door smoke and carbon monoxide testing as part of their Fire Prevention Week activities. They visited 24 homes on Tuesday, Oct. 8/2019, but, only 14 residents were home as they visited. “The results were ‘alarming,’” a City of […]

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Everyone can combat cybercrime

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Everyone can combat cybercrime

Ontario Provincial Police press release – Cybercrime costs all Ontarians by directly victimizing individuals, businesses and provincial infrastructure. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) views Cyber Security Awareness Month as an opportunity to take a multi-pronged approach to address the many threats posed by cybercriminals and, through education and awareness, reducing cybercrime and its negative impact. […]

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Door to door driveway contractors raising concerns for Niagara residents

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Door to door driveway contractors raising concerns for Niagara residents

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – The Niagara Regional Police Service is currently investigating consumer complaints after a number of Niagara residents have come forward to police after “hiring” a contractor to complete work at their home. The complaints stem from contractors who are unsolicited by any consumer, traveling from door to door selling […]

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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

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Open house events focus on safety and awareness

Raising safety awareness was the underlying theme at the forefront Saturday, Oct. 5/2019, at the annual Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department Fire Prevention Week Open House at the fire hall and at the Touch-A-Truck event at the Port Colborne Operations Centre. Both open house events were well attended by Port Colborne families. Fire […]

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