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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 January?
  • 9% of annual loss fires occur in January
  • Average of 45 injuries
  • Average of 8 fire fatalities
  • Top ignition sources:
    • Heating equipment
    • Cooking equipment
    • Electrical distribution equipment

*2008-2017 Ontario avg. fire losses, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

January’s Fire Safety Concerns
  • Heating equipment
  • Cooking equipment
  • Electrical distribution equipment
  • Carbon monoxide