Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 2013

Hoarding a serious safety issue

April 30th, 2013|

The London Fire Department is making their concerns about hoarding, and how it affects the safety of fire crews and other emergency workers, public.

Smoke from blaze visible for kilometres

April 27th, 2013|

A fire outside an east London business sent a plume of smoke billowing into the air that was visible five kilometres away Saturday afternoon.

Help is needed…

April 27th, 2013|

Preserving the history of the London Fire Fighters, is not possible without volunteers to record historical articles and various other publications.

Kitchen Fire Sends Woman To Hospital

April 26th, 2013|

One woman is being treated for minor smoke inhalation following a house fire in east London.

Vertigo Deluxe Lighter – Recalls & alerts – Healthy Canadians Website

April 24th, 2013|

Vertigo brand lighters imported and distributed by Lumigem Canada Inc. have been recalled.

Reader’s Digest – The Most Trusted Professions

April 24th, 2013|

Here are the results of Canadians' feelings of trust.

Townhouse Kitchen Fire Ends In $140,000 In Damages

April 14th, 2013|

Just after 9 a.m., firefighters were called to a townhouse on Southdale Road East just west of Pond Mills Road. Crews were able to quickly control the blaze but there was extensive fire, heat and smoke damage.

‘Mass confusion’ at EMDC

April 10th, 2013|

A morning fire drew firefighters and police to the Exeter Rd EMDC. Arson is suspected.

Fire at EMDC, Two sent to hospital

April 10th, 2013|

A fire in an upper level unit at London’s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre on Wednesday morning that sent two people to hospital is being labelled arson.

Police Launch Arson Investigation After Fire at EMDC

April 10th, 2013|

A criminal investigation is underway after a tense morning at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre.

London Police and fire fighters were called to the Exeter Road correctional facility around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday to reports of a fire.

Officers say when they arrived on scene, they found a small blaze in one of the facility’s pods and […]

Fire at Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre Sends Two to Hospital

April 10th, 2013|

Two people have been reportedly taken to hospital after a fire at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre.

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Spokesman Brent Ross says a manager, and an inmate suffered non-life threatening injuries when the fire broke out, which police say was around 11:20 this morning in one of the pods.

Ross […]

Two hospitalized after fire at EMDC

April 10th, 2013|

Police and fire officials are investigating a case of arson at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) that sent two to hospital.

London Fire Safety Highlighted by Ontario Fire Marshall

April 8th, 2013|

The London Ontario Fire Department is getting its messages out with new and effective graphic messages...

Fire destroys Huron-Heights area home

April 8th, 2013|

An overnight fire has destroyed a home of a soon-to-be-married couple in the Huron-Heights area of London.

Engaged Couple Suffers Devastating Loss in Huron Heights House Fire

April 8th, 2013|

A soon-to-be-married London couple says they’re thankful to still have each other, but have lost almost everything else after fire tore through their home in the Huron Heights area.

Firefighters were called to the 39 Cayuga Crescent around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Fire officials spotted flames already shooting through the roof when they arrived on […]

Early Morning Blaze Rips Through Home

April 8th, 2013|

The London Fire Department is saying an early morning fire ripped through a house on Cayuga Cres in the area of Huron St and Clarke Rd. Fire officials are saying shortly before 12:30 this morning, smoke and flames were coming through the roof of the home when response units arrived at the scene.

Firefighters are […]

Fire destroys home, wedding gifts

April 8th, 2013|

Fire officials report they were confronted by a stubborn blaze that had gained a large foothold within the structure.

‘I thought that guy was doomed’

April 4th, 2013|

A London man can credit his seatbelt for surviving a crash that flipped his SUV and sent it careening up Adelaide St. on its roof for several metres Thursday.

Firefighters Investigate Sarnia Rd Fire

April 3rd, 2013|

Fire crews were called to the scene on Sarnia Road near Wonderland shortly before 4:30pm Wednesday afternoon.

Easter Sunday Fire

April 1st, 2013|

The fire department was called to a home on Hawkesbury Avenue, in the Huron-Sandford St. area, around 4:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon for a kitchen fire.