Sharing Memories of the Fire Hall

01.25.2021 01:38 PM By service - Comment(s)
Sharing Memories of the Fire Hall

MEMORY No. 1

Platoon Chief recalls training, wildlife invasions and fine people

I worked as a professional firefighter out of Central Fire Hall from 1996 to when it closed in 2006. As for memories, I have many.  From the first time I slid down a brass pole from the 2nd floor, to waking up in...

Firefighters in Action Over the Years

01.04.2021 09:27 AM By service - Comment(s)
Firefighters in Action Over the Years

For almost 90 years full-time and volunteer firefighters slid down two brass fire poles, scrambled along oak stairs, jumped onto trucks and sped out of Central Fire Station.


They fought fires large and small in houses, businesses, schools, apartment buildings, at factories and on farms. They res...

Central Fire Station Built Within Months

12.21.2020 01:12 PM By service - Comment(s)
Central Fire Station Built Within Months
The process of building the Central Fire Station in 1920 was similar to construction of today’s new fire halls in Niagara --- but perhaps, a little quicker.

Please Share Your Memories of the Fire Hall

12.21.2020 12:31 PM By service - Comment(s)
Please Share Your Memories of the Fire Hall
Do you have a fond memory of Welland’s Central Fire Station? Please share those memories with us!

Welland's Central Fire Station Celebrates 1OOth Virtually

12.21.2020 11:54 AM By service - Comment(s)
Welland's Central Fire Station Celebrates 1OOth Virtually
On Dec. 17, 1920, with the official opening of the Central Fire Station, firefighting and public safety in Welland rolled into the 20th Century.
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