Monthly Archives: August 2014

August 2014

Charges Laid In Connection With Townhouse Explosion, Fire

August 19th, 2014|

Charges have been laid in connection with an explosion at a townhouse complex in southeast London, but officers are still searching for a person of interest.

London Police say it was around 8:15 p.m. Friday when they were called 1217 Southdale Rd. East after reports of an explosion and fire in one of the units.

When […]

Investigation Underway Into Early Morning Riverbend Road House Fire

August 19th, 2014|

An early morning house fire in northwest London is under investigation.

It broke out inside the garage area of a home that was set to be finished next week on Riverbend Road, northeast of Westdel Bourne and Oxford, at around 5 a.m. Tuesday.

London Fire District Chief Dave Walmsley tells AM980 they were able to quickly extinguish […]

Report: Meth Lab Suspected

August 18th, 2014|

Report: Meth Lab Suspected in Explosion, Fire at Southdale Road East Townhouse Complex

The investigation into an explosion and fire at a south London townhouse complex last week has now been turned over to London Police.

The blast inside one of the units on Southdale Road East, just west of Pond Mills, happened around 8:15 Friday […]

Explosion, Fire At South End Townhouse

August 16th, 2014|

No Injuries Reported Following Explosion, Fire At South End Townhouse
Nobody was injured, and the Ontario Fire Marshal is investigating, after an explosion and fire ripped through a south London townhouse Friday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at 1217 Southdale Road East, a public housing complex, around 8:15 p.m. to reports of an […]

Engine 9

August 14th, 2014|

Engine 9 while responding on an alarm spun and crashed through the barriers and plunged to the river bank below.

Salvation Army Accepting Donations For Residents Impacted By Adelaide St. Apartment Fire

August 14th, 2014|

After being inundated with offers of support, the City is spreading the word on how to help those impacted by the Adelaide Street apartment fire.

Last Saturday’s blaze left more than 100 people homeless, so the Salvation Army has established a number of ways the community can help.

They’re asking donations of clothing, furniture, and other […]

Fundraiser For Fire Victim Set For Saturday

August 13th, 2014|

A number of community volunteers will come together Saturday to raise money for a Fanshawe College student who nearly died in a devastating fire in east London.

The fundraiser, which will take place at Oxbury Centre from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., will help raise money for Nkinyam Ngoh after he lost nearly all of his […]

Units “Uninhabitable” Following Apartment Fire

August 13th, 2014|

The news has gone from bad to worse for dozens of residents forced from their homes last weekend following a devastating fire at a three storey apartment building on Adelaide Street.

All 42 units have been deemed uninhabitable thanks to a combination of fire, smoke and water damage, meaning some of the units will have […]

Dozens Still Homeless Following Weekend Apartment Fire on Adelaide St.

August 11th, 2014|

Dozens of displaced residents are waiting to find out when they can return home to retrieve what’s left of their belongings after a weekend fire at a three storey apartment building on Adelaide.

Two people, a resident and a firefighter, were treated for minor smoke inhalation as a result of the blaze early Saturday that tore through the […]

Tenants Allowed In To Collect Belongings After Massive Adelaide St. Fire

August 11th, 2014|

Some residents are being allowed  to retrieve necessities from their apartments after a massive fire ripped through a complex on Adelaide St. over the weekend.

Flames tore through the 42-unit property between Oxford and Cheapside Streets early Saturday morning. The property management company estimates there are just over 100 residents who have been displaced because of […]

Early Morning Adelaide Apartment Fire Sends One To Hospital

August 9th, 2014|

Crews are dousing hot spots in a  north London neighbourhood follow an early morning blaze at an apartment building on Adelaide Street.

London Police, Fire and EMS were called to Adelaide Gardens at 869 Adelaide Street North around 5:52 a.m., to the report of a fire on the north-east side of the building.

EMS has told AM980 […]

Electrical Fire Blacks Out Downtown London

August 3rd, 2014|

An early morning electrical fire under York Street put downtown residents in the dark Sunday morning.

London Fire crews were called to the area of York Street and Talbot Street at around 4:30 a.m. to reports of flames coming from man holes.

Platoon Chief Jim Holmes tells AM980 they were met with blue flames coming from […]