Yearly Archives: 2012

December 2012

Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2012|

Merry Christmas to you, your family and friends.

Day 12: Responsible Cooking

December 24th, 2012|

During this festive time, keep a close eye on anyone attempting to cook or smoke while under the influence of alcohol.

Fire Crews Battle Blaze in East End

December 23rd, 2012|

The London Fire Department battled a chimney fire on Hamilton Road Sunday afternoon.

Day 11: Encourage smokers to smoke outside

December 23rd, 2012|

Careless smoking is the leading cause of fatal fires.

Day 10: Watch what you heat!

December 22nd, 2012|

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, which means it’s easy to get distracted from what we are doing.

Day 9: Dangers of Matches/Lighters

December 21st, 2012|

Handy to light holiday candles, but matches and lighters can be deadly in the hands of children.

Firefighter injured battling blaze

December 20th, 2012|

A firefighter was injured battling a blaze at a north London townhouse Thursday morning.

Firefighters arrived at a fire at 1630 Bayswater Cres. unit 11 about 7 a.m. and were able to stop it from spreading to adjacent homes.Flames gutted the townhouse and damage is estimated at $350,000.

One firefighter injured his shoulder after his foot […]

Rowhouse Complex Saved

December 20th, 2012|

A rowhouse in London's northwest end suffered extensive damage thanks to smoking materials that were improperly disposed of.

Day 8: When you go out, blow out!

December 20th, 2012|

Candles can set the perfect mood for a holiday celebration, but remember to always blow out candles before leaving the room or going to bed.

Biker turf war cited in arson spike

December 19th, 2012|

Arsons in London have increased 37% this year, fuelled by a turf war between bikers and street gangs and firebugs targeting a vacant store and vehicles.

Day 7: Give space heaters space

December 19th, 2012|

When using space heaters remember to keep them at least one metre (3 feet) away from all combustibles.

Day 6: Use extension cords wisely

December 18th, 2012|

Proper use of approved extension cords are a must to ensure a safe holiday.

Day 5: Have an Escape Plan

December 18th, 2012|

Develop and practice a home fire escape plan with all members of the household.

Police issue warning

December 17th, 2012|

A crash on Dundas St. shows the need for motorists to concentrate on the road rather than the next mall when driving during the holiday season.

Day 4: Carbon monoxide alarms

December 17th, 2012|

Installing CSA-approved carbon monoxide alarms in your home will warn you of the presence of this deadly gas.

Day 3: Working Smoking Alarms

December 16th, 2012|

With family and friends spending extra time at your home over the holidays, you’ll want everyone to be safe.

Supporting the London Food Bank

December 15th, 2012|

London Fire Fighters partnered with North London Sobeys to support the London Food Bank.
The day was a huge success, we sold 143 units which translated back to $1,430 for the day worth of food bank bags sold, which is terrific.  We led the way in sales compared to our fellow stores in our district […]

Day 2: Check festive lighting

December 15th, 2012|

Before you put those lights on the tree or around the front window check the cords carefully.

Serving Christmas Dinner

December 14th, 2012|

London Fire Fighters assisted with serving Christmas Dinner at the Memorial Boys & Girls Club.

Day 1: Water fresh trees daily

December 14th, 2012|

It’s time to trim that Christmas tree, and if you’re using a real tree, buy a fresh tree and keep the base of the trunk in water at all times.