Yearly Archives: 1989

November 1989

Smoking blamed in fatal blaze

November 4th, 1989|

Careless smoking has been blamed for a fatal house fire in East London on Wednesday.

Assistant Deputy Fire Chief Jim Fitzgerald said Friday the fire began in a rocking chair in the living room of a second-floor apartment.

All Costain, 64, was found dead in his bedroom at 1713 Dundas St. E. by firefighters. He died […]

September 1989

Fire damage $100,000

September 27th, 1989|

A representative of the Ontario fire marshal’s office probed the ruins of a Horton Street wood·working shop Tuesday seeking the cause of a $I00,000 blaze.

Investigator Tom Dewhurst said the fire started early Tuesday in the roof area of Perez Custom Woodworking Co. Ltd. at 558 Horton St., owned by Vincent Perez of London.

Police put […]

July 1989

Margret St Fire

July 29th, 1989|

June 1989

Train believed cause of huge grass fires

June 27th, 1989|

May 1989

Blaze in second week

May 25th, 1989|

Arson – Blaze second in week

May 25th, 1989|

An early morning fire Wednesday in a vacant east. London building is the second suspicious fire on the property in a week.

Platoon Chief Gerald Beedle said the blaze at Belton Lumber, 313 Rectory St.. was deliberately set.

Firemen were called shortly after 4 a.m. Wednesday when flames were seen shooting up to seven metres (25 […]

Talbot block damaged but expected to survive

May 24th, 1989|

April 1989

London firefighters lose one of their best cooks

April 27th, 1989|

March 1989

Auto shop fire

March 1st, 1989|

February 1989

London rescued as blaze spreads

February 4th, 1989|

January 1989

Cold, hurt but safe

January 9th, 1989|

Heat, smoke block attempt to rescue man killed in fire

January 3rd, 1989|

Careless smoking was blamed for a basement fire early Monday in an east London home that killed the owner despite a rescue attempt by a family friend and a next-door neighbor.

Peter Nangle. 53. of 383 Sleight Blvd. was found by firemen just inside the door leading to the basement stairs in the small frame […]