Two Alarm Fire Strikes the Main in Montreal – Four Fire Trucks Respond to 3780 St. Laurent MAY 7, 2014

Two Alarm Fire Strikes the Main in Montreal – Four Fire Trucks Respond to 3780 St. Laurent MAY 7, 2014

MONTREAL – Huge fire on the Main in Montreal mid day.   Multiple fire trucks attended 3780 St. Laurent (near Roy) above Maison Thai. Fire broke out at about 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon in a three story commercial and residential building at 3780 St. Laurent Street, causing a major traffic nightmare near one of […]

Truck Fire Near Lancaster Ontario Put Out Fast Thanks to South Glengarry Fire Department – May 7, 2014

Truck Fire Near Lancaster Ontario Put Out Fast Thanks to South Glengarry Fire Department – May 7, 2014

CFN – Quick work by the South Glengarry Fire Department limited damage to one truck in the wee hours this morning near Lancaster. The 401 is open and traffic is not delayed, and there were no reports of injury. Photo: Twitter If you see news happen email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com You could win event tickets […]

Tractor Trailer Fire Shuts Down 401 In Cornwall Ontario Near McConnell Ramp

Tractor Trailer Fire Shuts Down 401 In Cornwall Ontario Near McConnell Ramp

CFN – Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Highway 401 Closed 2014-04-17 (South Stormont) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a tractor trailer that caught fire earlier today on Highway 401 near the McConnell off ramp, South Stormont Township. Cornwall fire fighters responded to the call and are currently […]

Possible Gas Leak 2nd W & Cumberland in Cornwall Ontario – April 17, 2014

Possible Gas Leak 2nd W & Cumberland  in Cornwall Ontario – April 17, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Firefighters attended and Union Gas trucks attended the  2nd Street W and Cumberland section  in Cornwall Ontario the day before the four day Easter break this afternoon. No reports of injuries and we will be updating this story as more information becomes available. Photos courtesy of Steven Forrest Please follow and like […]

Monaghan Mushrooms Ltd. Pleads Guilty, Fined $140,000 After Death of Worker

Monaghan Mushrooms Ltd. Pleads Guilty, Fined $140,000 After Death of Worker

 CFN – Following the death of a worker, Monaghan Mushrooms Ltd., a Campbellville mushroom grower, has pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable precautions for the safety of workers and has been fined $140,000. In the fall of 2011, the company’s mushroom farming facility at 7345 Guelph Line, Campbellville had been undergoing an extensive construction […]

Fire Police & EMS Zoom to Walmart in Cornwall Ontario After Reports of Smoke – April 9, 2014

Fire Police & EMS Zoom to Walmart in Cornwall Ontario After Reports of Smoke – April 9, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Firefighters, EMS, and Police were called to the Walmart store on Brookdale Avenue in Cornwall Ontario Wednesday night. Smoke was reported at approximately 8 PM which resulted in the store being evacuated. No injuries were reported and the Cornwall Fire Services were investigating the roof looking for a possible cause. We’ll update […]

Toyota Recalls Over 6M Vehicles – Ford Nearly 500K, and GM Causes Death Over .57 Cent Piece Recall

Toyota Recalls Over 6M Vehicles – Ford Nearly 500K, and GM Causes Death Over .57 Cent Piece Recall

CFN – Over six million cars world wide including about 500,000 in Canada were just recalled by Toyota. Ford just recalled nearly a half million vehicles, and the world is getting over the GM recall that involved several deaths over .57 cent pieces that the company allegedly knew about and didn’t recall. Oscar Winner Michael […]

Southern Sanitation/Wasteco, Worker Fined Total of $176,000 After Worker Killed in Hamilton

Southern Sanitation/Wasteco, Worker Fined Total of $176,000 After Worker Killed in Hamilton

  CFN — The death of a worker crushed between vehicles has resulted in a combined $176,000 fine for Southern Sanitation Inc. and one of the company’s employees. Southern Sanitation, operating as Wasteco, was fined $170,000 after pleading guilty to failing to ensure that measures and procedures under the law were followed. An employee, Abdul […]

Maple Leaf Foods Fined $110K After Worker Loses Fingers in Chopping Machine – March 24, 2014

Maple Leaf Foods Fined $110K After Worker Loses Fingers in Chopping Machine – March 24, 2014

CFN – Maple Leaf Foods Inc., carrying on business as Maple Leaf Consumer Foods and Cappola Food, has been fined $110,000 after a worker lost fingers in a chopping machine. Maple Leaf owns and operates a meat processing plant located at 25 Lepage Court in North York, Ontario. On July 10, 2012, a worker employed […]

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Investigation Completed – Fatal Collision 2014-03-11 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers assisted by SD&G Crime Unit members have completed their investigation that involved a pedestrian (20yr old male from Valleyfield, QC) and a Via passenger train. The death was non-suspicious in nature; SD&G OPP wishes to […]

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a train (Via) and pedestrian collision near 5TH Line Road, South Glengarry Township. The investigation has revealed that a male was struck by an eastbound via passenger train at approximately 4:00pm just west the Ontario/Quebec border. The investigation is ongoing as to the identity and […]

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Collision Closes Highway 2014-03-08 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that the driver of a tractor trailer lost control and jack-knifed in the eastbound lanes. […]

Two Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – 4th & Sydney – March 6, 2014

Two Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – 4th & Sydney – March 6, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  A two vehicle collision jarred neighbors on the corner of Sydney and 4th Street in Cornwall Ontario early this morning. CFN viewer Judy Rose submitted her photo and comment. There were 2 cars involved. And sure. I don’t believe anyone was hurt. Although I can’t be sure.  We will be updating this […]

CRTF Warn Snowmobile Operators about Safety Hazard While Operating on Snowmobile Trails

CRTF Warn Snowmobile Operators about Safety Hazard While Operating on Snowmobile Trails

  CORNWALL Ontario –  The RCMP would like to warn snowmobilers of a serious safety hazard that was recently found on a local snowmobile trail. Recently, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting routine patrols on a trail in Bainsville, Ontario. As the members were approaching the Wood’s Creek Bridge, CRTF members […]

UPDATE Cornwall Ontario Fire Department responds to call at Aevitas in Business Park

UPDATE  Cornwall Ontario Fire Department responds to call at Aevitas in Business Park

Cornwall Ontario –   The City of Cornwall has updated the fire at the Aevitas PCB fire in Cornwall yesterday. The Event At approximately 12:20 pm on Monday, February 24th, a call was received by the 911 operator advising of a fire at Aevitas Inc., a business on Industrial Park Drive in the Cornwall Business […]

BREAKING – Police Block Off Boundary Road in Cornwall Ontario As Aevitas Waste Disposal Inc. Fire

BREAKING – Police Block Off Boundary Road in Cornwall Ontario As Aevitas Waste Disposal Inc. Fire

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall Police Services have blocked off a section of Boundary Road as there is a fire at the Aevitas Waste Disposal site at 2425 Industrial Park Drive. The plant deals in PCB recovery and CFN has not been told if the public should be concerned from inhalation of any potential smoke from the […]