Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 2013

Fire Fighter Service to our Community

December 30th, 2013|

For a man who began a lifetime in public service before the Order of Canada was even established, retirement will always be a relative term.

London Fire Fighter & Logan’s #1 Fan

December 21st, 2013|

London Fire Fighter Chet Couture, shares some of his favourite moments being a father to his two sons and how he is their #1 Fan.

Natural Gas Leak

December 21st, 2013|

A section of Wharncliffe Road was shut down to traffic Friday night following a gas leak at 540 Wharncliffe Road.

This thesis rated a hug

December 21st, 2013|

They rescue people, dogs and cats all the time. Homework? Not so much but a London firefighter became a student’s hero

LFD Investigates Two Afternoon Blazes

December 20th, 2013|

The London Fire Department is investigating after a kitchen fire in South London and a second unrelated fire at a home on Carey Crescent.

Pet-packing residents escape blaze

December 20th, 2013|

“We opened our bedroom door and a rush of smoke came barreling into the room. We kind of started panicking.”

London Fire Department Investigates Two Afternoon Blazes

December 19th, 2013|

The London Fire Department is investigating after a kitchen fire in South London.

Crews were called to a home on Westlake Street just after 1 p.m. today to reports of a fire.

Fire fighters had to evacuate some residents, but police say everyone got out fine, and no injuries were reported.  Fire officials say they suspect […]

Black Smoke Covers East-End Apartments

December 19th, 2013|

Cooking on the third floor of a Westlake Aprtment building is the suspected cause of a fire. Fire fighters say they are treating the blaze as accidental.

Gift left on stove leads to $100,000 fire

December 19th, 2013|

The holidays are the busiest time of year for London fire fighters including this example of a Christmas gift near a stove that “inadvertently” caught on fire.

MVC on Wharncliffe Rd

December 19th, 2013|

EMS FIRE and police are on scene, NB WHARNCLIFE RD backed up.Avoid-Hydo needs to deal with pole

Avoid Wharncliffe

December 19th, 2013|

MVC at Wharncliffe Rd at Bryon Ave resulted in no injuries and damaged a traffic standard.

Car vs Traffic Light

December 19th, 2013|

A two car accident shut down Byron Ave and reduced Wharncliffe Ave to one lane for several hours after a light standard was damaged.

False Alarm Prompts Large Police, Fire Response and Evacuation at Grand Theatre

December 18th, 2013|

Theatre goers at the Grand Theatre were given an unscheduled — and chilly — intermission.

Those in attendance for the “Elf” production were evacuated after reports of smoke on the 4th floor around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Once fire crews arrived, it was determined there wasn’t a fire.

Instead, officials believe ornaments on the Christmas tree on the […]

13th Annual Winter Coat Drive

December 16th, 2013|

13th Annual Catholic Central High School and London Fire Department Coat Drive for those most vulnerable.

Christmas Dinner

December 11th, 2013|

On the 10th Day of the 12 Days of Christmas…. a big big thank you to the Kayser Family Foundation sponsoring and the London Fire Service for volunteering to serve the meals tonight!

Significant Damage After House Fire

December 10th, 2013|

London fire crews say they responded to a blaze at a home on Hansuld St. around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Fire was attempted murder

December 1st, 2013|

Arson and subsequent death of a man is now an attempted murder-suicide investigation.