Monthly Archives: August 1984

August 1984

Firemen battle blaze at Velvet Touch

August 24th, 1984|

Firefighters were at the scene of a blaze at a Florence Street furniture stripping shop early today trying to contain flames before they reached chemicals stored on the premises.

The fire broke out shortly before midnight at The Velvet Touch of London 873 Florence St.  Firemen manning a total of six pumpers and two ladder […]

Rash of illnesses plagues fire department

August 17th, 1984|

By Tony Hodgkinson of the Free Press

The London fire department could be in “dire straits” financially before the year is out, Assistant Deputy Chief Bruce Tapp warned Tuesday after a fire station in east London was put out of service for three hours.

Tapp said he felt the department could remain within its budget of […]