Monthly Archives: October 1974

October 1974

White Factory Fire

October 8th, 1974|

Firemen battle the blaze along the west wall of the White factory. Workers said the fire apparently started in a storage area.

A cliff-hanger

October 7th, 1974|

Fire hall takes shape

October 7th, 1974|

London spinster, 60, dies in smouldering house fire

October 7th, 1974|

By Gord Wainman of The Free Press

A London spinster died about dawn Sunday in a long-smouldering fire in her 1134 Pondview Rd., home.

It was the first serious call on the dial 911 emergency telephone system which officials said had been operating like clockwork since it began eight hours earlier.

But the call came too late […]

New 911 System

October 6th, 1974|

Women & Fire Departments

October 1st, 1974|