Posts Tagged ‘fire’

  • Smoke alarms alert family to house fire

    Aug 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials credit smoke alarms for saving lives in a recent fire on Elgin Street in Wallaceburg. Officials say firefighters got the call just after 11:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Firefighters from Wallaceburg and Chatham responded. They arrived on scene...

  • Camp provides sneak peek inside role of first responders

    Aug 6, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Teens in Chatham-Kent got to experience first hand a day in the life of first responders at Camp Sirens thanks to teamwork from police, fire and ambulance personnel. For students 12 to 13 years of age, Camp Sirens is a week-long camp that introduces campers...

  • Fire damages home on Delaware Ave.

    Jul 23, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No one was injured in a house fire on Delaware Avenue in Chatham last night. Fire officials say they received a call about 6:40 p.m. about a garage fire. Firefighters arrived to see flames and black smoke coming from the garage, but the fire had already...

  • Fire in Tilbury

    Jul 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    No one was injured in a fire at a Tilbury industry Monday. Chatham-Kent fire officials say crews responded just after 11:30 a.m. yesterday to New Rubber Technologies where there was heavy smoke emanating from the building. Crews from Tilbury, Merlin and...

  • Two fires in C-K

    Jun 24, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials aren’t sure of the cause of a Sunday evening fire at an abandoned industrial building in West Kent. The fire took place shortly after 9 p.m. on Erie St. South in Romney Township, fire officials say, and crews from Tilbury and...

  • Fire guts O’Neil St. home

    Jun 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature StoryNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent fire officials blame careless smoking at the likely cause of a fire that gutted an O’Neil Street home in Chatham Wednesday. Officials say the fire began about 1 p.m. A neighbour noticed flames on the exterior of the home and notified the...

  • Shed fire suspicious

    May 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police continue to investigate a fire on Park Street from Tuesday night. According to police, a CN Rail utility shed caught fire Tuesday evening. It suffered about $10,000 in damage. No one was hurt. But investigators say the fire is suspicious....

  • Teens charged with arson

    Apr 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Two Chatham youths face arson charges after someone set a dumpster ablaze and started a fire in a washroom on the weekend. Police say about 9:40 p.m. on Saturday night, emergency crews responded to a dumpster fire on Beatty Street. The fire was quickly doused...

  • Eggstravaganza returns

    Apr 9, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    First responders in Chatham-Kent invite parents to bring their young ones to Kingston Park on Easter Monday (April 22), for the third annual Easter Eggstravaganza. This is a free event geared to families with children aged 0-10. The Eggstravaganza runs from...

  • One charged with arson

    Apr 4, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A woman is charged with setting a fire in her apartment in a fourplex in Chatham. The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon on Wellington Street. No one was home at the time of the fire. With the assistance of the Office of the Fire Marshall, police say they...