WATCH: Fire crews out in full force battling blaze at St. Catharines winery
Published March 26, 2022 at 11:47 pm
Firefighters throughout Niagara Region are rushing to the scene of a major blaze at a St. Catharines winery.
Fire Department officials are warning people to stay away from the scene.
Early reports indicate the fire involves a storage building at Hernder Wines on Eighth Ave. Louth and Seventh St. Louth.
@STCFireServices is still operating at Hernder Estate Winery with tanker support from our mutual aid partners. No fire damage to warehouse and production facilities. Crews are working with heavy equipment operator to put out remaining hot spots. pic.twitter.com/kHPkaBpDAV
— St. Catharines Fire Services (@STCFireServices) March 27, 2022
The fully involved fire has led to the recall of all off-duty crews with the St. Catharines Fire Department as those already on the scene have taken a defensive position with aerial operations.
Calls have gone out to neighbouring Pelham, Lincoln and Thorold fire services for assistance.
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