Oh Deer! Construction workers rescue baby deer

Matt DeVries (right) and Richard Woudyck with the baby deer which wandered into the Petrolia grocery store.

Matt DeVries and Richard Woudwyk have seen some interesting things while digging up Petrolia Line, but what was on top of the sidewalk is what caught their attention Monday. Just before 10 am, the Henry Heyink Construction workers watched as a fawn walked along the sidewalk near Heidi’s Independent Grocer. The baby deer attracted quite… Read more »

Lambton County fire burn being evaluated after rain


Lambton County fire chiefs are evaluating whether a county-wide fire ban can be lifted after a night of rain in parts of Central Lambton. St. Clair Fire Chief Walt Anderson, who is the Lambton County Fire Coordinator, says departments across the region decided to follow Dawn-Euphemia’s lead and place a ban on all large fires… Read more »

Cause of Oil Springs fire unknown now

The fire on Oil Springs Line July 4

Investigators aren’t sure what caused a home in Oil Springs to go up in flames. Monday, around 1:30 pm neighbours to the Oil Springs Line home called 9-11 after noticing flames. About 18 members of the Oil Springs/South Enniskillen department responded as well as members of the Petrolia/North Enniskillen department were on scene for hours… Read more »