A Brief Update from the City of St. Catharines
Posted July 12th on Niagara At Large
The shelter in place that was in effect for the neighbourhood to the west of 30 Ontario St. has now been lifted. Fire personnel are still on scene and are expected to continue monitoring the situation overnight.
The investigation continues. Attached below a news release from our partners at Niagara Regional Police that they distributed earlier this July 12th
The City will continue to provide updates on social media, and, when appropriate, by way of news release.
Niagara Regional Police Investigating Fire at old Welland House Hotel building in St. Catharines
News from the Niagara Regional Police Service
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.
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.
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