Canada: Residents told to stay indoors due to major fire at St. Catharines, Ont. flower farm - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

CanadaResidents told to stay indoors due to major fire at St. Catharines, Ont. flower farm

15:55  17 august  2019
15:55  17 august  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

'We're not asking for much': Homeless camp residents want water

'We're not asking for much': Homeless camp residents want water 'We're not asking for much': Homeless camp residents want water

“All you can do is stay indoors , close the windows and wait for it to pass,” she said. Dr Coleman said the World Health Organisation had determined that ‘Under control’. Meanwhile, Coillte said the fire at Cloosh Valley had been suppressed after fire -fighting on Wednesday. Vast areas of forest and bog

People told to stay indoors due to 'strong odour' from nut firm fire . A watch and act warning has been issued for the area, urging nearby residents to stay indoors . The blaze follows a major fire at a factory in Melbourne's western suburbs last month that caused a waterway to be contaminated with

Residents told to stay indoors due to major fire at St. Catharines, Ont. flower farm© David Ritchie/CBC Crews have been working all night to bring this fire at a flower farm in St. Catharines, Ont. under control.

Residents who live near a flower farm in St. Catharines, Ont. are being asked to shelter in place due to smoke from a "substantial" fire at the rural property.

No one has been injured in the blaze at Pioneer Flower Farms, 1900 Seventh Street Louth, but smoke is a concern in the immediate area, according to Niagara Regional Police. Firefighters have been trying to bring the fire under control for hours.

Emergency crews were called to the scene shortly after 11 p.m. on Friday for a report of a fire, Stephanie Sabourin, spokesperson for the Niagara police, told CBC Toronto on Saturday.

Intermittent weekend power outages keep South Surrey residents in the dark

Intermittent weekend power outages keep South Surrey residents in the dark South Surrey residents are frustrated by a number of intermittent power outages the weekend of August 10-12, due to issues at one of BC Hydro's local substations.

Residents told to stay indoors to avoid risk of inhaling asbestos. Residents of Waipu in Northland are being warned to stay indoors after a major fire in the town centre put residents at risk of inhaling asbestos. The Centre, Cove Rd, is closed between Nova Scotia Dr and St Marys Rd.

People in a coastal town have been advised to stay in and keep doors and windows shut after reports of a noxious odour. They are working with other agencies, including the coastguard, East Sussex fire and rescue and Lewes council, to try to determine the cause of the smell.

"We do have a large area surrounding the active fire that we have residents who are asked to shelter in place," she said.

"We are asking residents to stay inside, close their windows, close their doors, turn off their air conditioning and just stay put and to wait for further instruction," she said.

Greenhouses, among other buildings, are on fire.

"There is some concern with the smoke. It's a pretty dynamic situation. We do have resources on the scene examining and monitoring the scene."

Officers are still on the scene as firefighters continue to fight the fire. "There are a lot of resources on scene. It is a substantial fire," she said.

Cause of the fire has not been determined, Sabourin said.

Roads are closed in the area, which is not densely populated. People are being asked to stay away from the area.

Cause of St. Catharines greenhouse fire will remain ‘undetermined’: fire marshal.
Thick smoke from a greenhouse fire prompted officials to call in the Ministry of the Environment early Saturday morning to monitor air quality.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 65
This is interesting!