Standoff in Grey County resolved

Monday, 12 September 2016 03:13 RR
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Grey County OPP report a peaceful end to a five-hour standoff with a man in a weapons incident.

On Sunday, just before 3:00 a.m., the West Grey Police Service requested OPP assistance after receiving a report of a man firing a weapon inside a residence on Allen Park Road.

Grey OPP, West Region Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit, the Tactics and Rescue Unit, and the OPP Critical Incident Unit responded.

Allan Park Road was closed as containment was set up around the residence, and the incident was resolved peacefully around 8:00 Sunday morning. A 32-year-old West Grey man was arrested.


Fire Burning in Haldimand

Sunday, 11 September 2016 17:56 BD
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A major fire is burning at the Hagersville Industrial Park on Army Camp Road.

The fire broke out around 5 this afternoon. Reports say shredded rubber is burning and the grass around the buildings is ablaze. Numerous pieces of fire equipment are on scene, and one building has collapsed.

There have been no reports of injuries.(bd)


London remembers 9/11

Sunday, 11 September 2016 05:34 RR
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London firefighters are holding a remembrance service (Sunday) to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks in the U-S.

9/11 has great significance for firefighters everywhere because of the number of firefighters who fell along with thousands of others in the World Trade Centre attacks.

The London memorial service will also recognize and honour all of London's firefighters who've died in the line of duty, their brothers and sisters in the Canadian military as well as other emergency services.

The service will start at 10:00 a.m. at London Fire Station #1 on Horton Street east. All are welcome. Doors open at 9:30.


A hunting we will go

Saturday, 10 September 2016 11:05 JW
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Provincial police are reminding the public that hunting season has started.
They're also encouraging hunters to learn and follow the safety rules supplied by the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Hunters are required to wear solid orange clothing during deer, moose and elk season.
And they must never shoot unless they are absolutely sure of their target and what lies beyond it. (The Canadian Press)

Norfolk man has five-year pet ban

Saturday, 10 September 2016 11:04 JW
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A Norfolk County man won't be owning a pet for the next five years.

Isaak Knelsen pleaded guilty August 9th to animal cruelty charges stemming from an incident last November in Welland.

Knelsen severely injured the dog after he claimed it had killed a chicken on his property.

The dog had to be euthanized on the recommendation of a veterinarian.

In addition to the ban, Knelsen was placed on two years probation and ordered to pay 200-dollars to the Welland and District Humane Society.

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