Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 2011

City prepares for an emergency

November 23rd, 2011|

Would London be prepared if a disaster struck? City staff are going to be sure that they are.

Around 50 people met at the Emergency Operations Centre in Byron to participate in a staged training exercise on Wednesday (Nov. 23). The group, which included representatives from the London Fire Department and London Police Services, and […]

Two Grovesnor St. homes damaged by fire (update)

November 22nd, 2011|

By the time an early evening blaze was extinguished, two homes were suffering “extensive damages” and one firefighter was sent to hospital with serious injuries.

At around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night (Nov. 22), London Fire Department was called to a blaze at 518 Grovesnor St. The fire started in the rear of a single-family […]

London Fire Hall No. 7 – Responce Call to 911 Emergency Call – Crazy Fast

November 22nd, 2011|

Unknown cause in house fire

November 22nd, 2011|

The London Fire Department was investigating a mid-day house fire on Monday. Just after 2 p.m. a fire started on Snowden Crescent near Adelaide Street and Southdale Road. Fire damage was limited to the basement, but smoke damaged other parts of the house.

Fire officials say no one was home when the fire started and […]

Three Car Collision

November 21st, 2011|

Three vehicles involved in MVC at Richmond Rd and Cheapside St

Engine 10 Clearing an Intersection

November 20th, 2011|

Couple loses everything in fire

November 18th, 2011|

Aimee Ingelhardt and Adam Bourdeau have no idea what they’re going to do or where they’re going to go, after a fire destroyed their Blackfriars Street home early Friday morning (Nov. 18).

The couple woke up sometime between 5 and 6 a.m., Bordeau said, to the sound of smoke detectors in their multi-unit building. The […]

Not too late to change smoke alarm batteries (letter)

November 17th, 2011|

Daylight savings time recently came into effect. The London Fire Department wants to remind everyone to replace the old batteries in their smoke alarms if they haven’t already when they turned their clocks back.

A recent smoke alarm program carried out by the department with the assistance of the London Homebuilders Association found that of […]

911 Clash for a Cause raises $25,000

November 7th, 2011|

The 911 Clash for a Cause was created by members of the London Police Service and London Fire Department – combining a common fundraising goal with friendly competition between teams from around the community as they ride 24 hours non-stop on stationary bikes. This year’s event took place beginning at noon on Friday November […]

Clash for a cause

November 5th, 2011|

Police services and fire departments everywhere work together as a team daily, but vie for bragging rights in friendly competition off the job. And this past weekend, it was no different here in London.

Starting at noon on Friday (Nov. 4) and running through until noon on Saturday (Nov. 6), members of both the local […]