Categorized | News

Apparent fire bug returns to West Lincoln

A second spate of suspicious fires flared up last week in West Lincoln.

After several fires kept firefighting crews busy Nov. 16-17, Niagara Regional Police say another rash of fires overnight last Thursday
started with a hay bale fire on Westbrook Road at 10:30 p.m.

This was followed Friday night by a vehicle fire on Sixteen Road just after 2 a.m. on Friday.

The vehicle had not been used in a few months, noted 8 Dist. Cmdr. Mike Woods.

About 15 minutes later a trailer fire was reported on Conc. 5. It was a scrap trailer. It was destroyed.

About 1:30 p.m. a report was recieved about a mailbox being lit on fire, also on Conc. 5, but police believe it was set ablaze overnight as well.

“We are also still requesting residents in rural West Lincoln to be vigilant in watching for suspicious persons/vehicles, and ask that they contact police immediately at 905-945-2211 Ext. 4320 (police dispatch), reporting any physical descriptions of persons or vehicles, and the licence plate number and last known direction of travel of any vehicles,” noted Dist. Cmdr. Woods. “We are continuing to investigate these incidents.”A second spate of suspicious fires flared up last week in West Lincoln.

About newsnow

newsnow is published Thursday each week, going to every home in West Niagara and the Winona area. Click here to contact newsnow.
West Niagara Weather
overcast clouds
humidity: 93%
wind: 5m/s W
H 5 • L 2

January/February now available online

Hat Trick Hockey – Latest results (Week 15)

Seeking Employment?

Total jobs: 519
Future Stars Sports Photography
  |  Hamilton, Ontario
 - 23 Feb 2018

Languages. English. Education. College, CEGEP or other non university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years. Equipment and Machinery Experience. Pressing mach...
  |  Hamilton, Ontario
 - 23 Feb 2018

We receive many requests from clients searching for Psychologist in to Stoney Creek and we are looking for new professionals able to satisfy them.With thousands of registered profe...

  |  Hamilton, Ontario
 - 23 Feb 2018

A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadian...

neuvoo job search jobs

Subscribe to our newsnow posts

Enter your email address to subscribe here and receive notifications of new posts by email.


100% Niagara owned and operated.
49 Main Street West
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1R3
289 235 9500