Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 2012

Car collides with hydro pole on Trafalgar

September 30th, 2012|

Motor vehicle collision at Trafalgar and Vancouver streets early Sunday morning....

Riverbank Technical Rescue

September 29th, 2012|

The London Fire Fighter Technical Rescue Team was active this weekend, assisting with the removal of a patient who had fallen down a 40ft embankment...

Man rescued after fall into Thames River

September 29th, 2012|

A man who fell down an embankment and into the Thames River on Saturday (Sept. 29) was taken to hospital in stable condition.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning a citizen walking in St. Julien Park, located at 15 Tommy Hunter Way, heard cries for help. The person then called London Police Service for assistance.

Police […]

Riverbank rescue

September 29th, 2012|

Firefighters were called to assist in retrieving a man found at the bottom of 40-foot embankment...

Doors Open London

September 25th, 2012|

Join the London Fire Department for Doors Open, being held on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday September 30th, from 10 AM to 4 PM to tour London Fire Station No. 4

‎7 days to go & London Firefighters get PINK

September 25th, 2012|

We’re excited to announce London firefighters will be dressing in PINK throughout the month of October in support of London firefighter Jeff Brewster’s mother’s battle with breast cancer, breast cancer awareness & Run for the Cure.Jeff Montgomery, the firefighter who organized this PINK shirt initiative says, “It’s a great cause and we all know […]

Fire Officials Issue Warning

September 25th, 2012|

The London Fire Department is issuing warnings of the dangers of Chinese paper lanterns after one came dangerously close to landing on a woman's house.

LFD Top Honours MD Canada 2012

September 18th, 2012|

Muscular Dystrophy Canada presented London Fire Fighter Greg Knight with top honours as of the Fire Fighter of the Year and the National Fire Department of the Year for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

McCormick Fire Considered Suspicious

September 17th, 2012|

Police continue to investigate the fire at the McCormick building that happened Saturday and say it is being considered suspicious.

Blaze at former McCormick’s factory forces evacuation

September 15th, 2012|

London firefighters were digging in Saturday evening at a fire in the abandoned McCormick’s cookie factory...

Fire Rips Through Abandoned McCormick’s Building On Dundas Street

September 15th, 2012|

Warehouse fire in London...

Photos: McCormick Fire

September 15th, 2012|

2013 Hall of Flame Calendar Release Party

September 15th, 2012|

From the Facebook page of The London Firefighter’s 2013 Calendar Release Party:

$10 tickets at the door *cash only*
No pre-sale tickets

$20 for the calendar *cash only*
Proceeds go to supporting the Massel Cruickshank Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Program, London Food Bank and Prostate Cancer Research.

We will have an amazing DJ!!!
Party with the firefighters!!!
Get your calendar signed […]

Emergency Crews Douse Early Morning Car Fire In West London

September 15th, 2012|

It was a rude awakening for some residents in Byron this morning.

London fire crews were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of Dearborn Avenue shortly before 5 a.m. to reports of a car fire.

Officials say they were initially concerned the vehicle was up against a home, but when personnel arrived at the scene […]

Man Dies After Fall From Train Underpass

September 15th, 2012|

A young man has died after an apparent fall from a train underpass on Gunn Street near Oxford Street West, close to London’s downtown.

Officials with the London Fire Department tell AM980 the incident happened sometime between 2:30 and 3 a.m. Saturday when a male fell from the elevated CP rail line.

The say he was […]

Death on the Tracks

September 15th, 2012|

An early morning tragedy over the weekend has police issuing a warning about the dangers of entering onto railway property...

Aerial Work – McCormick’s

September 15th, 2012|

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Firefighters Mark Terror Attacks Victims

September 11th, 2012|

A ceremony in London acknowledged the lives lost during 9/11, but also..

Remembering fallen firefighters

September 11th, 2012|

London firefighters paid tribute to their fallen comrades during a solemn ceremony marking the Firefighter Day of Remembrance in front of the London Fire Department Memorial Headquarters

London Firefighters Pause To Remember The Fallen on 9/11 Anniversary

September 11th, 2012|

Hundreds will gather at London's main fire station on Tuesday to pause and remember those who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks 11 years ago.