Monthly Archives: December 1977

December 1977

Look out below!

December 13th, 1977|

London fireman Fritz Beck removes huge icicles hanging from Dundas Street buildings today.

Higher temperatures are turning the city’s staggering blanket of snow into heavy sheets and spears of ice hanging over sidewalks from roofs and trees.

The fire department responded to many calls today from store owners asking that the dangerous icicles be removed from […]

Children save family

December 12th, 1977|

Two young children are credited with alerting their sleeping parents and preventing a possible disastrous house fire at 1211 Albany St., London, early Sunday morning.

Injured Firefighter

December 12th, 1977|

Firefighter injured during a fire Sunday night which destroyed the Tamblyn Drugmart and damaged the adjoining Mascot Restaurant on Dundas Street

Downtown Blaze

December 12th, 1977|

London firefighters fought a Dundas Street blaze that destroyed the Tamblyn Drugmart and heavily damaged the Mascot Restaurant. In all, six fireman were taken to hospital.

Arson suspect in $250,000 city fire

December 8th, 1977|

Arson is suspected in a $250,000 fire at Competition Motors Wednesday night which burned out the showroom and general offices and destroyed 12 new cars.

Shoveling Out

December 8th, 1977|

Senior fire department officers got into the act Wednesday helping clear fire hydrants in the city’s core.