Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 2013

A rude awakening

June 27th, 2013|

“It’s like a nightmare,” Oliveira said about the housefire Thursday afternoon that brought firefighters to their home on Buckingham St. in London's south end.

Crash Between Minivan and Mobile Crane Leaves Two In Hospital

June 27th, 2013|

A crash between a mobile crane truck and a minivan left a man in hospital with life threatening injuries and a woman in hospital with serious injuries on Wednesday morning.

London Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Clarke Road, north of Parkhurst Avenue at around 10:45am. Police say a gold coloured minivan was […]

Elderly Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Van Crashes With Crane

June 27th, 2013|

A crash between a crane and a minivan in east London sent two people to hospital on Wednesday, one of whom suffered life threatening injuries.

London Police were called to the scene on Clarke Road north of Parkhurst Ave shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police say a minivan was travelling northbound on Clarke when it […]

Wrecking ball rips through mini-van

June 26th, 2013|

Two elderly people are fortunate to be alive after their mini-van collided with a 45,000 kilogram crane on Wednesday morning.

Crash sends four to hospital

June 26th, 2013|

Firefighters worked to extract a woman from her SUV Wednesday afternoon after it was struck by a car and flipped onto its side on Wellington Road north of Wilkins Street in London.

Clarke Rd Shut Down For Major Accident

June 26th, 2013|

Clarke Road between Oxford Street and Dundas Street is finally re-opened after being closed for several hours after what onlookers are calling a horrible accident between a crane and a van.

The accident happened this morning when the van was turning North onto Clarke from Parkhurst Ave when it entered the Southbound lane. The van […]

Woman injured in downtown crash

June 24th, 2013|

One woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday when vehicles collided at King and Ridout.

Heart & Stroke Big Bike

June 13th, 2013|

The London Fire Fighters were caught riding the big bike downtown yesterday and we have the photos to prove it.

Fire Fighters at Fringe Festival

June 11th, 2013|

The London Fire Fighters participated in a public display during the Fringe Festival downtown this weekend.

Photo tour

June 8th, 2013|

On Saturday June 8, members of the OFBA held their second photo tour of departments in NE Middlesex Cty. As we had extra time, we visited London Station 11,14,1 and 10 and photgraphed the new rigs. Thank you to the crews that pulled out the rigs for us.

Barn Fire

June 8th, 2013|

London fire fighters contained a large barn fire just east of the airport on Evelyn Drive last night. Crews appear to be still on scene.

Abandoned cottage goes up in flames

June 5th, 2013|

A patrolling London police officer spotted smoke billowing from a wooded area near 130 Pond Mills Rd. at Cleveland Ave. and called firefighters to the scene just before 6 p.m.

Man Treated for Smoke Inhalation Following East London Blaze

June 5th, 2013|

A 22-year-old man was treated for smoke inhalation following a blaze in east London. Fire crews were called to a two storey home on Dundas Street between First and Hale shortly before 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Arson Suspected Following Suspicious Fire In Pond Mills

June 5th, 2013|

Arson is suspected as the cause of a major blaze in the Pond Mills area that was responsible for plumes of smoke which could be seen for kilometres.

Fire crews were called to the scene in the Pond Mills Road and Cleveland Ave area around 6 p.m. Tuesday night.

An on-duty police officer actually noticed the […]

Arson Suspected Following Suspicious Fire In Pond Mills Area

June 5th, 2013|

Arson is suspected as the cause of a major blaze in the Pond Mills area that was responsible for plumes of smoke which could be seen for kilometres.

Fire crews were called to the scene in the Pond Mills Road and Cleveland Ave area around 6 p.m. Tuesday night.

An on-duty police officer actually noticed the […]

Pond Mills Fire

June 4th, 2013|

Firefighters battle a blaze at an unoccupied home in the Pond Mills Road and Cleveland Avenue area of London, Ont. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

5 Vehicle Collision

June 3rd, 2013|

Three people taken to hospital after 5 vehicles collide on Fanshawe Park Rd