October 1, 2019

Fire devastates Pioneer Flower Farms

Starting in the late evening on Aug. 16, 2019, a fire erupted at the St. Catharines, Ont.-based Pioneer Flower Farms, devastating the facilities, including migrant housing, greenhouses, warehouse and coolers. No one was injured in the blaze, and St. Catharines Standard newspaper reported the Ontario Fire Marshal investigators stated, “They would never be able to determine the cause and origin” of the fire due to the extent of the damage.