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Monthly Message

Welland Fire and Emergency Services is dedicated to continuously educating residents with information to help keep them safe!
What's the risk in July?
  • 9% of annual loss fires occur in July
  • Average of 32 injuries
  • Average of 4 fatalities
  • Top ignition sources:
    • Cooking equipment
    • Cigarettes
    • Electrical distribution equipment

*2007-2016 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

July’s Fire Safety Concerns
  • Barbecues
  • Cottage fires
  • Forest fires