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Volunteer firefighters owned home destroyed by fire

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Volunteer firefighters owned home destroyed by fire

Fire not suspicious Ontario Fire Marshal investigators will search for the cause of a fire that destroyed a home owned by two Wainfleet firefighters. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said there is nothing suspicious about the fire. “I have asked the OFM to come down not for any suspicions, but for transparency,” said the chief, […]

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Wainfleet firefighters battle house fire

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Wainfleet firefighters battle house fire

Smoke from a house fire on Concession 1 in Wainfleet was visible for a few kilometres away from the scene. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said when he arrived at 12644 Concession 1 flames were coming through the roof of the one-storey cottage-style home. “We don’t know where it started yet,” said Flagg shortly before […]

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Gas line break leads to evacuation

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Gas line break leads to evacuation

A gas line break at Elm St. and Killaly St. West saw residents of two small apartment buildings and employees at RE/MAX Welland Realty Ltd. evacuated Tuesday afternoon. Niagara Regional Police asked somewhere around 20 people to evacuate shortly after Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Servcies arrived on scene at 2:45 p.m. Fire Chief Tom […]

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Three men face multiple drug charges

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Three men face multiple drug charges

Three Port Colborne men face multiple drug charges following the arrest of two during an alleged drug deal, and a separate raid on a rural residence, said Niagara Regional Police Thursday. Police said uniform officers from the Port Colborne detachment, Welland street crime unit, prescription pill unit and the service’s provincial anti violence intervention strategy […]

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Police seize crystal meth in drug bust

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Police seize crystal meth in drug bust

Weapon seized during drug bust Niagara Regional Police seized more than $1,000 in crystal meth, $230 in Canadian and American currency, and various items used to traffick drugs when they raided a heavily-fortified Port Colborne home Tuesday. Police said uniform officers in Port Colborne and members of the Welland Street Crime Unit received information in […]

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Welland man faces weapons charge

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Welland man faces weapons charge

Air pistol pointed at couple Pointing an air pistol at a couple landed a 20-year-old Welland man in police custody Sunday. Niagara Regional Police said an 18 year old and his girlfriend were walking on King St., in Welland, at 9:30 p.m. when approached by Jonathan Clark. They recognized him from previous encounters. Police said […]

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