Niagara Regional Police  Investigating Fire that Destroyed Historic Building  in St. Catharines

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext. 1008429.

A Message from the Niagara Regional Police Service

Posted July 13th, 2021 on Niagara At Large

Firefighters continued through most of Monday, July 12th to pour water on the smoldering remains of the once great building. Photo by Doug Draper

On Monday, July 12, 2021, at approximately 5:25am 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers and the St. Catharines Fire Department attended the area of Ontario Street and King Street, in the City of St. Catharines, in response to a structure fire (that gutted the former Welland House Hotel building at 30 Ontario Street).

Investigators remained at the scene for much of the day as fire personnel worked to contain the fire.

Detectives with 1 District are working with the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office as they are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.

The scene is expected to be held for a significant amount of time as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext. 1008429.

To read a Niagara At Large commentary on this tragic fire, click on – https://niagaraatlarge.com/2021/07/12/massive-fire-guts-one-of-niagaras-most-historic-buildings/ .

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