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Grass fire in Port Colborne

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Grass fire in Port Colborne

Niagara Regional Police brought in a K9 officer and his service dog to search an area of brush behind Stonebridge Dr. and Petersburg Circle in Port Colborne after a grass fire Thursday night. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services chief Tom Cartwright said approximately one acre of grass and brush was on fire, and it […]

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Port Colborne residents face drug charges

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Port Colborne residents face drug charges

Two Port Colborne residents face drug and weapon charges after Niagara Regional Police executed a search warrant at a St. Arnaud St. home Monday, April 7. Police said members of the Welland street unit and uniform officers began an investigation into drug trafficking in the city in March. Monday, they arrested a male suspect and […]

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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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