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Two people suffer serious burns during weekend kitchen fire

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Two people suffer serious burns during weekend kitchen fire

Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci urges residents to take care in the kitchen and cook safely after two people suffered serious burns due to a grease fire. The residents suffered injuries as a result of a fire at 623 Bunting Rd. Saturday, May 12 and were rushed to hospital. Biancucci said the residents were cooking […]

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Celebrate a fireworks safe Victoria Day

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Celebrate a fireworks safe Victoria Day

Many St. Catharines residents will be celebrating Victoria Day with fireworks during the long weekend. But, Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci cautions revelers to be safe, use common sense and follow the City’s rules for using fireworks. “From a safety perspective, we recommend residents attend a community fireworks display that is under the care of […]

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Central Station Education Initiative receives National Trust grant

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Central Station Education Initiative receives National Trust grant

The Central Station Education Initiative (CSEI) is moving forward with its plans for the former Central Fire Hall in Welland. “The Central Station Education Initiative (CSEI) has been selected to receive a Spring 2018 Launch Pad Coaching Grant from the National Trust for Canada,” a CSEI press release said Thursday May. 3/2018. “This is the second […]

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Get emergency ready with Fire Services

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Get emergency ready with Fire Services

Millions of smartphones sounding off across the province at exactly the same time next week are going to be music to the ears of St. Catharines’ acting fire chief. An Ontario-wide test of the Alert Ready Emergency Alert System is planned for Monday, May 7 at 1:55 p.m. Alert Ready is a national emergency alert […]

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St. Catharines landlord fined for not installing CO alarms

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St. Catharines landlord fined for not installing CO alarms

The landlord of a St. Catharines rental property was fined $5,000 by the Ontario Court of Justice for not having working carbon monoxide alarms installed as required by the Ontario Fire Code. David Anthony Slapinski pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday, April 27/2018 for Ontario Fire Code violations at 108 Lowell Ave. […]

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Port Fire Chief receives Fire Chief of the Year Award

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Port Fire Chief receives Fire Chief of the Year Award

Port Colborne’s Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tom Cartwright has received top honours for his fire prevention and public education initiatives. The Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association named Cartwright as the recipient of the Fire Chief of the Year Award recently. “Chief Cartwright has a distinguished career in the fire service, but most recently, […]

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