Yearly Archives: 1989

December 1989

Firemen get St. John Ambulance Award

December 16th, 1989|

November 1989

Fire in vacant complex

November 23rd, 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 […]

Fatal Apartment fire

November 2nd, 1989|

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 […]


September 13th, 1989|

City truck runs over injured motorcyclist

September 7th, 1989|

July 1989

Tragedy Trauma

July 31st, 1989|

Margret St Fire

July 29th, 1989|

Six die for want of three batteries

July 29th, 1989|

Awaiting rescue

July 27th, 1989|

Man from hostel dies in plunge into Thames

July 25th, 1989|

Fire aftermath

July 6th, 1989|

Hosing down a hot one

July 6th, 1989|

Four leap to safety in morning fire

July 5th, 1989|

June 1989

Train believed cause of huge grass fires

June 27th, 1989|

Smoke fighters

June 1st, 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|

The blaze is not expected to be a factor at tonight’s planning meeting to discuss bylaws to save the streetscape.
By David Pugliese | The London Free Press

A weekend fire that heavily damaged the rear of a building in London’s Talbot streetscape won’t prove fatal to efforts to save the historic block, say Deputy Mayor […]