Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 2013

OFM Investigating Suspicious Fire

March 31st, 2013|

London Police and the Ontario Fire Marshall are probing a suspicious fire at a restaurant in the city's southeast end.

Crash sends car spinning ‘like pizza’

March 30th, 2013|

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash at a downtown London intersection sent one vehicle into a tailspin.

House Destroyed by Fire on Decker Drive

March 25th, 2013|

Firefighters were called to the home at 6313 Decker Drive, east of Colonel Talbot Road, just before 3am Sunday morning.

Spring Food Bank Drive

March 23rd, 2013|

London Fire Fighters are collecting non-perishable food donations for the London Food Bank until April 1st.

London Fire Fighter Recognized

March 19th, 2013|

London Fire Fighter, Allison Vickered, is being praised for her part in saving a man's life during a 10k run last summer.

Alison Vickerd – Red Cross Award

March 19th, 2013|

Today, the Canadian Red Cross recognized the heroic efforts of London firefighter Allison Vickerd by awarding her with their ‘Rescuer Award’. This award acknowledges the efforts of non-professional rescuers and off-duty first responders, who go out of their way to save a life, prevent further injury and provide comfort to the injured.

Off Duty London Firefighter Recognized as a Hero

March 18th, 2013|

An 8 year veteran London firefighter is being praised for her part in saving a mans life.

Rooftop Campout Totals

March 15th, 2013|

The 2013 Rooftop Campout total is in. $15,500.00 raised to support MD Canada. Saying thank you does not seem like enough.

Teen a hero at Thames River

March 13th, 2013|

Teen a hero after saving wheelchair-bound man from Thames River

LONDON, Ont. – A 15-year-old boy is being hailed for saving a wheelchair-bound man in London from a life-threatening situation.

The fire department says the man had rolled into a river’s edge in Harris Park to feed some birds along the bank, but the water was […]

Teen pulls man in wheelchair from river

March 13th, 2013|

LONDON, Ont. — A quick-thinking teenager is being credited with saving the life of a wheelchair-bound man who was stuck in the swollen Thames River on Tuesday.

Rescue crews responded just after 4 p.m., but they weren’t given the correct location.

Firefighters say the man had been trying to feed the ducks on the banks of […]

Vehicle Rolls Over, Pedestrian Hit

March 13th, 2013|

Vehicle Rolls Over, Pedestrian Hit on Veterans Memorial Parkway
A stretch of Veterans Memorial Parkway was closed for several hours overnight after a man who rolled his vehicle was then struck by another vehicle, while trying to cross the street.

The victim suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The initial crash happened just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, […]

15-Year-Old Boy Hailed a Hero for Pulling Man in Wheelchair From Thames

March 13th, 2013|

London Police and Firefighters are praising the courage and quick thinking of a 15 year old boy, after he saved a wheelchair-bound man from the Thames River.

South London Man Saves Family

March 3rd, 2013|

Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Jalna Boulevard in the city’s south end shortly after 5 a.m. on Sunday to a fire at a townhouse.

Rooftop campout against Muscular Dystrophy

March 1st, 2013|

72 Hour Roof Top Camp Out for Muscular Dystrophy