Yearly Archives: 1990

December 1990

Red fire trucks may soon return

December 11th, 1990|

What’s up … or down?

December 3rd, 1990|

November 1990

Fatal Fire

November 25th, 1990|

LONDON BLAZE : One man killed, 13 escape Craig Street apartment fire City hall officials say the three-storey building in which David Brian Campbell died contained an illegal number of apartments.
By Nancy Loane | The London Free Press

A fire early Wednesday in a south London house killed one man and sent tenants from the six other […]

October 1990

Restoration Photos

October 21st, 1990|

1991 Hall of Flame Calendar

October 1st, 1990|

Support for the Hall of Flame Calendar was so great that all calendars produced were sold quickly, making it an easy decision to create a second calendar. Due to the time commitment to produce and sell calendars the committee took a year off and started up again in 1990 to produce a calendar for the 1991 year.

September 1990

Man Of The Month

September 13th, 1990|

August 1990

Friendly neighbor killed in collision with truck

August 31st, 1990|

Driver freed from sand after crash

August 28th, 1990|

Wrong fuel sparks fire in townhouse

August 28th, 1990|

City worker saves motorist buried in sand by transport

August 28th, 1990|

Pants on fire

August 23rd, 1990|

July 1990

Mystery simmers over ’89 blaze

July 20th, 1990|

Careless smoking was originally blamed for the London fire that claimed six lives but a 10-moth investigation found that may not be the case.

Almost a year to the day after a house fire killed six Londoners, the cause of the tragedy is now shrouded in mystery, prompting calls by the family of the victims […]

Sign fault suspected in $100,000 blaze

July 10th, 1990|

An electrical problem is suspected in a fire at 5 a.m. Monday above an empty store at 394½ Dundas Street, in London.

Deputy Fire Chief James Fitzgerald said the $100,000 fire began in the floor of the building’s second storey. He said the likely cause is a malfunction of an electrical sign affixed to the […]

Arson probe could prove lengthy

July 10th, 1990|

It “could take weeks or a very long time” to determine how an arsonist started a fire Saturday in a rooming house near Western Fair ground in London, Deputy Chief James Fitzgerald said Monday.

The fire at 871 Dundas St. put two men in hospital. Barry Mahon, 27, who had been in serious condition, improved […]

Copiers probed in Ellis-Don fire

July 10th, 1990|

The cause of Sunday’s $1-million fire at the head office of Ellis-Don Ltd., the London company that built the SkyDome, was electrical and investigators are examining two photocopiers, says a company vice-president.

Brad Nelson said Monday that repairs and renovations to the burned front of the building at 2045 Oxford St. E. are expected to […]

June 1990

LFD Diver

June 7th, 1990|

May 1990

Deputy fire chief heads home in style

May 10th, 1990|

April 1990

Breakthrough spurs telethon

April 21st, 1990|

Ties that blind

April 17th, 1990|

Mayor sees ‘turf war’ in radio issue

April 11th, 1990|

Firemen want their dispatchers, stationed at the police station, returned to the central firehall.
Confusion apparently reigns over a proposal to divorce a planned $1-million London fire department radio dispatch centre from the city police communications office. Fire and police officials, along with their associations and the London Police Commission, want fire dispatchers moved from […]