Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 2012

London Fire – C2, E2, T2 Responding

March 29th, 2012|

E1, R1 – Arriving

March 28th, 2012|

Source: Hooks & Halligans | Youtube

Clearing, Maitland St. Pedestrian vs. Train

March 28th, 2012|

Rescue 1

March 27th, 2012|

Car 1

March 27th, 2012|

Women sent to hospital after truck axle hits her SUV

March 26th, 2012|

One woman was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon (March 26) after a rear axle detached from a truck and crashed into her SUV.

The collision occurred on Wellington Road, just south of Wilkins Street.

Captain Al Braatz with the London Fire Department said at around 2:15 p.m., the driver of the […]

School evacuated over suspicious odour

March 22nd, 2012|

Students at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School were forced to evacuate on Thursday morning (March 22) due to a suspicious odour in one of the school’s bathrooms.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the school of more than 1,100 students on Milbank Drive at about 11:35 a.m. due to reports of a strong odour in a […]

Photo gallery from the Fleming Drive St. Paddy’s Day riot

March 18th, 2012|

A five-hour-long riot broke out on Fleming Drive, near Fanshawe College, as hundreds of St. Patrick’s Day revellers, fuelled by a sun-filled day of drinking, set objects on fire and then attacked police and fire department crews as they arrived on the scene.

“It started with several parties in this neighbourhood. At one point, about […]

Police arrest 11 people at Fleming Street disturbance

March 18th, 2012|

The following is a statement made by London Police Services Chief Brad Duncan, following last night’s disturbance on Fleming Drive.
Chief Duncan:

Last night London experienced the worst case of civil disobedience that our community has ever been subjected to. Never in my 32 years as a police officer have I observed behaviours that escalated to […]

London, Ont. rocked by St. Patrick’s Day riot near Fanshawe College

March 18th, 2012|

Beer bottles, bricks and other debris rained down on police and firefighters in London, Ont., Saturday when St. Patrick’s Day celebrations turned ugly.London police Chief Bradley Duncan, speaking to reporters Sunday, said he had never seen the level of violence and vandalism that he did Saturday night in his more than three decades on […]

Police Chief Duncan’s statement

March 18th, 2012|

Speech provided by Police Chief Brad Duncan, given at today’s Press Conference.

Last night London experienced the worst case of civil disobedience that our community has ever been subjected to. Never in my 32 years as a police officer have I observed behaviours that escalated to the point that there was risk that individuals could […]

Pawnshop fire investigation

March 15th, 2012|

Shoeless and startled, Gianni Liolli was forced from his Richmond Street third floor apartment at 7 a.m. Thursday (March 15) morning when a fire broke out in the pawnshop below.

He said he awoke to a fire alarm going off and immediately smelled smoke.

When he reached the building’s stairwell, it was filled with smoke and […]

Public Safety Committee

March 6th, 2012|

City Council presentation about the London Fire Department

Firefighters battle morning fire on Grey

March 6th, 2012|

An early morning house fire at 318 Grey St. caused significant damage, but no injuries. Fire investigators are on scene to determine the cause.

Fire at Southdale Road home started by child playing with matches, candle

March 6th, 2012|

A child learned the hard way — but fortunately not the tragic way — the dangerous consequences of playing with matches.

London firefighters responded to a call on Southdale Road yesterday that resulted in one woman being sent to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. The fire was confined to a second-floor bedroom, although there was […]

South London Fire Sends One Woman To Hospital

March 5th, 2012|

A London mother is being treated in hospital for smoke inhalation following a fire at a townhouse on Southdale Road East.

It broke out around 3 p.m Monday inside the residence on Southdale Road near Millbank Drive.

A mother and three children were home at the time, but they managed to escape safely.

“We had a small […]

Scouts, guides GETSET to learn about science, physics and engineering

March 4th, 2012|

Enthusiastic cheering nearly drowned out the sound of snapping Popsicle-stick bridges and tumbling water bottles as 89 London-area scouts and girl guides immersed themselves in the world of engineering and technology on Saturday (March 3).

Scout and guide troops from London and Thorndale converged on the Scouts Canada Southwestern Ontario Administrative Centre on Windermere Road […]

Firefighters hit the roof

March 2nd, 2012|

Seven London firefighters will be taking a few days off from battling blazes this spring to champion the battle against muscular dystrophy.

On March 15, the men will be calling the roof of Covent Garden Market home for 72 hours — outfitting the space with a canvas tents and patio lanterns — to raise awareness […]