Archive for the ‘ALERT’ Category

OPP investigating fatal crash on 402 westbound as reports of second crash come in

Photo from Facebook by Holly Mayea.

Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a fatal collision on westbound Highway 402 just west of Oil Heritage Road. The collision west of Oil Heritage Road involves multiple vehicles and OPP has the area shut down until further notice. Lambton OPP is utilizing Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) as well as the Mobile [...]

Snowfest has a new home—downtown Sarnia this weekend

Snowfest artists Eric Huchinson (left) and Derek Sapikowski, both from Michigan, take a break from their artistry on Friday night in downtown Sarnia.

The iconic winter celebration in Sarnia is this weekend with a new home—Lochiel Street between Christina St. N. and Front St. N. Carvers including visitors Eric Hutchinson of Freeland, Mich., and Derek Sapikowski of Saginaw, Mich., were busy Friday night on their works of art, in their case a creation they’ve dubbed “Roll Out the [...]

ROTARY CLUBS OF SARNIA INVITE PUBLIC TO PANCAKE DINNER TO BENEFIT PHILIPPINE DISASTER RELIEF

Rotary clubs across Sarnia are offering residents of Sarnia-Lambton the chance to participate in the relief efforts underway in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Members of the public are invited to a special fund-raising PANCAKE DINNER, to be held on Tuesday, December 3, at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Road, 4:30-7:30 pm. Tickets [...]

Break and Enter; Pursuit with Stolen Truck

Sarnia Police are investigating a break and enter to a business in the 1400 block of London Road.  They responded to an alarm call just after 4 AM.  The officer arrived and found the rear door had been pried open.  Later, around 5 AM, police responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle in the [...]

Weather update: Freezing rain most likely result from front moving in

What earlier was forecast to be snow for the Sarnia-Lambton area has now turned into a forecast for freezing rain, says Environment Canada, which has issued a warning.

Severe weather headed our way

10:35 AM EDT Sunday 27 May 2012 Severe thunderstorm watch for Sarnia – Petrolia – Western Lambton County issued Thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts possible from about noon through the early afternoon. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen [...]

Shell refinery issues Chemical Valley Alert Code 8

Shell Canada refinery on St. Clair Parkway in Corunna, Ontario

A steam disruption at Corunna's Shell Canada refinery on St. Clair Parkway resulted in increased flaring, smoke and unusual noise this afternoon. St. Clair Fire Chief Roy Dewhirst said a Chemical Valley Code 8 precautionary alert was issued at approximately 3:30 p.m. Shell Canada spokesperson Kristina Zimmer said the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. and [...]

Police release photos of suspects involved in three robberies, asking public for assistance

Suspects wanted in recent robberies around Sarnia

Sarnia Police are releasing photos of the suspects involved in the three robberies which have occurred in the city over the past several days. April 9 Robbery on Murphy April 10 Robbery Cathcart and Colborne April 15 Robbery Confederation and Brock Street If you have any information about who these suspects are, please contact Sarnia [...]

Provincial police want homeowners to beware, pressure sales for unnecessary work target seniors

Lambton OPP issue scam alert for all homeowners, but emphasize seniors are being targeted

Lambton OPP are warning homeowners, especially seniors of on-going issues involving unscrupulous sales people unexpectedly coming to their home and coercively persuading the homeowner to accept unnecessary services or equipment replacements. In the past two weeks, there have been two notable incidents where elderly homeowners have been specifically targeted and pressured into signing contracts for [...]

Fire at Imperial Oil’s Sarnia refinery today

Imperial Oil emergency personnel were called to put out a minor fire in Area 2 at the Sarnia refinery Tuesday afternoon shortly before 1:30 p.m. A Chemical Valley Coordinating Organization (CEVCO) notification was issued. Imperial says no injuries were reported and refinery operations continued without disruption. Air monitoring in the vicinity and downwind of the [...]