Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 2014

Fire Department Urges Caution Ahead Of Canada Day Fireworks Fun

June 30th, 2014|

Come Tuesday night, the inky night sky above London will light up with beautiful bursts of colour as people set off fireworks to celebrate Canada’s 147th birthday.

While the displays are undoubtedly beautiful, the London Fire Department is urging the public to put safety first if they choose to put on their own shows.

Fire Prevention […]

East London Apartment Fire Sends 3 to Hospital, Including Two-Month-Old Baby

June 30th, 2014|

An early morning fire at an apartment building in east London started after a man boiling baby bottle parts on the stove accidentally fell asleep.

Firefighters responded to the scene at 1299 Huron Street near Highbury just after 2 a.m. Monday.

When they arrived, the apartment was filled with smoke.

Captain Shawn Fitzgerald tells AM980 a man, […]

City Extends Fireworks By-law for Canada Day

June 27th, 2014|

If you have plans to light up the night sky this Canada Day weekend, the city is extending the fireworks by-law.

Usually, the City of London only allows fireworks to be set off on Canada Day. This year they have changed the fireworks by-law to let residents set them off on Saturday night, since July […]

Police And Fire Search For Man Reported To Have Fallen In The Thames River

June 26th, 2014|

London police and fire officials are searching in the water at the forks of the Thames River after receiving a report that a person fell into the river.

Police received a call from a witness just after 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon.

“We’ve got officers around the banks around the area that the man was reported falling […]

Car slams into pet store

June 26th, 2014|

A car slammed through the front of a pet store in London Wednesday afternoon.

London Hydro wins fire safety award

June 20th, 2014|

Hundreds of bad smoke alarms and thousands of dead batteries – in all, 86 percent of more than a thousand London homes under-protected from fire.

But not anymore, thanks to a partnership between London Hydro, the London Fire Department (LFD) and the Salvation Army.

“Unique in North America,” the saveONenergy HOME ASSISTANCE program (HAP) has received […]

Vehicle strikes pedestrians

June 13th, 2014|

Vehicle involved in crash strikes three pedestrians in south London
A vehicle struck three pedestrians after colliding with another vehicle in south London Friday afternoon.

An SUV and a car collided at Southdale Rd. E. and Ernest Ave. about 12:30 p.m.

The SUV ended up on the lawn of a gas station on the southeast corner of […]

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June 12th, 2014|

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June 12th, 2014|

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Fire Crews Respond To Blaze

June 7th, 2014|

London fire fighters were on scene at a blaze at a business on Wharncliffe Rd. South.

Fire Crews Respond To Blaze At Business On Wharncliffe Rd. South

June 6th, 2014|

London fire fighters are on scene at a blaze at a business on Wharncliffe Rd. South.

London Police say the one northbound lane of Wharncliffe Rd. is blocked between Highview Ave. and Southdale Rd. as crews work to douse the flames at “Preferred Insurance.”

Cst. Ken Steeves tells AM980 the fire originated at the back of […]

Firefighters Battle Late Night Blaze at Dundas Street Automotive Dealership

June 6th, 2014|

A late night fire at McMaster Automotive on Dundas Street East remained under investigation Friday morning.

Firefighters were called out to the dealership between Hale and First Street around 11 p.m. Thursday after a storage garage on site caught fire.

The building was fully engulfed by the time fire crews arrived.

No vehicles were inside, but there […]

Firefighters Battle Late Night Blaze

June 5th, 2014|

A late night fire at McMaster Automotive on Dundas Street East remained under investigation Friday morning.

Two dogs saved from fire

June 5th, 2014|

A passerby became an instant hero when he ran into a burning house to save two dogs trapped inside.