Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 2013

Fires Break Out at EMDC After Corrections Minister Comments in Legislature

May 30th, 2013|

Hours after NDP Leader Andrea Horwath questioned why the Liberals haven’t addressed the situation at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre and other jails in the province, a lockdown followed at the prison along with numerous fires.

Corrections Minister Madeline Meilleur had responded to Horwath’s inquiry by saying they had a 12 point plan laid out, […]

Fire at Vacant East London Building May Be Storm Related

May 29th, 2013|

Overnight thunderstorms may be to blame for an early morning fire at a vacant building up for lease in east London.

Early Morning Blaze May Be Result Of Storm Last Night

May 29th, 2013|

Fire crews were called to the scene around 6am this morning and had the blaze contained within the hour. Arson isn't suspected although the building is vacant.

Deliberately set fires

May 28th, 2013|

No one was hurt after two fires were set during a lockdown at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre Tuesday evening (May 28).

2013 Smoke Alarm Program

May 28th, 2013|

London Firefighters will be canvassing homes throughout London to determine if everyone is fully protected by working smoke alarms.

Two house fires keep crews busy on Saturday

May 26th, 2013|

Damage is estimated at around $1 million after a house at 225 Hartson Pl. was gutted by fire.
Nine units from the London Fire Department were called to the scene at around 4:40 p.m on Saturday (May 26). The homeowners made it out of the house safety with smoke detectors in the basement and main […]

Blaze causes $1-million damage

May 26th, 2013|

Remnants of a London home after fire destroyed the house on Hartson Place on Saturday afternoon. Damage is estimated at $1 million.

West London House Fire Causes $1,000,000 In Damage

May 26th, 2013|

A massive house fire in West London has caused $1,000,000 in damage.

It was around 4:30 Sunday morning when fire crews were first called to the home on Hartson Place, near Hyde Park Rd and Riverside Dr.

Firefighters discovered electrical wires on fire in a utility room and quickly worked to extinguish the blaze. Crews even […]

Defective Fireplace Causes 100K Damage To Home On Queens Ave

May 26th, 2013|

A defective fire place was the cause of another fire that happened within the city yesterday. The fire department is saying they responded to a house on Queens Ave where fire started at 7:40 pm last night

The fireplace was destroyed and interior walls on three levels on the west side opened up looking for […]

Queens Ave Fire

May 25th, 2013|

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Couple escapes burning home

May 25th, 2013|

As firefighters raced to a chimney blaze that made its way into the walls and attic of a Queens Ave. house Saturday night, unaware tenants on the main floor watched television.

House Suffers 100K in Damages After Fire Caused By Faulty Electrical

May 25th, 2013|

The London Fire Department had a busy afternoon yesterday when a fire a spread quickly through a home on Hartson Place causing $100,000 in damages.

Female in Hospital After Falling From Balcony

May 25th, 2013|

One female was trasnported to hospital yesterday after she reportedly fell from a balcony on Talbot St.

Police say it was 9 am when they received the call. The female was transported to hospital and is in critical but stable condition.

No name or age were given.

The incident is still under investigation and there are no […]

Veteran’s Memorial Parkway Collision

May 22nd, 2013|

Three people treated for minor injuries after a collision on VMP.

Fire calls

May 22nd, 2013|

It was normal and expected that the local media report local activities of the Fire and Police Departments. Here is an example of the fire calls during a weekend.

A fire fighter’s favourite type of day

May 22nd, 2013|

Two suspicious fires under investigation

May 21st, 2013|

Police are looking for a possible arsonist after two suspicious fires in the city’s north end Monday (May 20) morning.

At around 2:23 a.m., a citizen called 911 about a fire in a business parking lot in the area of Wonderland Road North and Sarnia Road. When the London Fire Department arrived, it discovered two […]

Two Suspicious Early Morning Fires in 3 Hours

May 21st, 2013|

London police say they are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious fire. Police say a 911 call was placed this morning at 2:23 am from a citizen about a fire in a business parking lot at Wonderland Road North and Sarnia Road.

Upon arrival fire crews found two vehicles fully engulfed in flames. One vehicle […]

2013 Aboriginal Career Fair

May 21st, 2013|

London Fire Fighter Jehjehn AC Chrisjohn volunteered to assist with the 2013 Aboriginal Career Fair on Oneida Nation of the Thames. A great day with a great turnout!

First Responders Day

May 21st, 2013|

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