Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 2014

Station 4

September 30th, 2014|

Historic London Firehall #4 during Doors Open London.. a pleasure chatting with Chief (Ret.) Jim Fitzgerald whose father was on the department during the horse driven engine era… Jim’s son currently serves as a Platoon Chief on the department. Chief Fitzgerald has a huge personal collection of department archives. (Click to see his collection)


Butler Avenue House Fire Sees $100k in Damages

September 20th, 2014|

The cause of a blaze at a Westmount-area home Friday is under investigation by London Fire officials.

Emergency crews were called to a single-story detached home at 687 Butler Ave. around 8 p.m. Friday, after neighbours in the area reported seeing smoke coming from the home, and heard alarms going off at the address.

Crews were […]

Be Fire Safe

September 16th, 2014|

In the wake of a fatal fire in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, the London Fire Department wants to remind the public that once you have escaped from a burning building you should not re-enter for any reason.

Huron Street Townhouse Blaze

September 15th, 2014|

Extensive Damage Following Huron Street Townhouse Blaze
Damage is pegged at $100,000 following a townhouse fire on Huron Street in London.

Crews were called to 1159 Huron Street late Saturday morning, and found the main floor of the unit engulfed. Crews managed to douse the blaze just before 12 p.m.

Investigators believe the fire started in a […]

Fire Crews Fight Huron Street Townhouse Blaze

September 14th, 2014|

A fire at a public housing townhouse on Huron Street has been extinguished.

Crews were called to 1159 Huron Street late Saturday morning, and found the main floor of the unit engulfed. Crews managed to douse the blaze just before 12 p.m.

Jim Corrigan lives next to the unit and tells AM980 he did not hear […]

Thank You Station 7

September 13th, 2014|

Thank you Fire Station #7 for having us visit the station #lndont
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London’s new fire station

September 12th, 2014|

London's new northeast fire station is all kinds of better

London opens doors to newest fire station

September 12th, 2014|

Londoners were invited into London Fire Department Station 7 for its opening Friday afternoon, with Mayor Joni Baechler leading the praise.

Londoners Commemorate 9/11, Mourn Fallen Fire Fighters

September 11th, 2014|

Millions of people across North America paid tribute to those who lost their lives 13 years ago in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including dozens who attended a service here in London.

A large crowd gathered at the London Fire Department’s Memorial Headquarters at Fire Station No. 1 at the corner of Horton and Colbourne Streets […]

Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect Wanted in August Townhouse Explosion, Fire

September 11th, 2014|

Several weeks after an explosion at a townhouse complex drove several residents from their homes in southeast London, Police have issued an arrest warrant for a second suspect.

24-year-old Moustafa Eldogdog of London is wanted on a number of charges, including:

Arson by negligence, contrary to section 436(1);
Arson causing damage to property, contrary to section 434;
Arson […]

Smoke Alarms Credited With Saving Life of Byron Resident Driven From Home by Fire

September 10th, 2014|

Damage is estimated at $250,000 after an early morning blaze Wednesday at a home in Byron, but London firefighters say the outcome could have been much worse.

Emergency officials responded to the single family bungalow at 261 Stephen Street just before 3 a.m., and when they arrived, flames were already shooting from the roof. In fact, […]

London Ontario Photography

September 10th, 2014|

Station 4 was visited by a London Photographer and his son recently and have created some amazing art.

Fire At Wavell St. Triplex Leaves One Unit Uninhabitable

September 5th, 2014|

Fire officials are stressing the importance of working smoke alarms after a blaze at a triplex in the Argyle area.

Residents were awakened by an EMS crew who happened to be on Wavell Street, east of Clarke Road, and spotted the blaze at around 4:15 a.m. Friday.

“Emergency officials started banging on everyone’s doors, and got […]