Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 2014

London Firefighters To Attend Funeral For Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

October 28th, 2014|

Dozens of London Firefighters will join hundreds of invited guests attending the regimental funeral for Corporal Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton Tuesday.

Around 40 London Firefighters will be making their way to Hamilton Tuesday morning to pay their respects to Cirillo, who was shot while standing guard at the National War Memorial last Wednesday.

“The military has […]

Distracted Cooking To Blame For Simcoe Street, Riverside Drive Fires

October 17th, 2014|

London Fire Department crews are reminding residents to keep an eye on their cooking after two kitchen fires in less than 12 hours caused a total of $57,500 in damages and sent two people to hospital with non-life-threatening burns.

The first fire occurred just after 5 p.m. Thursday on Riverside Drive and resulted in $7,500 […]

One Sent to Hospital, Damage Estimated at $50,000 in SoHo House Fire

October 17th, 2014|

One person was taken to hospital following a house fire early Friday in London’s SoHo District.

Firefighters responded to the single storey, two-unit home on Simcoe Street – between Waterloo and Colborne – around 4:30 a.m. following reports of a kitchen fire.

“There was a fair amount of fire in the cupboard area. The first arriving […]

Fire Prevention Week Has Crews Stress Safety As Residential Fires On The Rise

October 6th, 2014|

You can expect to run into a lot of firefighters this week as crews work to spread the word on the fire safety.

Deputy Fire Chief Gary Bridge tells AM980 that this Fire Prevention Week, the major focus is on having working smoke alarms.

“A lot of London residents may not realize, but it is the […]