Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 2014

Fire at East London Motel Deemed “Not Suspicious”

December 30th, 2014|

Officials say a fire that broke out at the Motor Court Motel on Dundas Street East is not suspicious.

Firefighters were called to the scene at around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Upon arrival, smoke could be seen billowing from the building, but crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

It’s still not clear what caused the fire, […]

Fire at Motor Court Motel in East London Under Investigation

December 29th, 2014|

A blaze at the Motor Court Motel in east London is under investigation.

Firefighters were called to the scene at around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Upon arrival, smoke could be seen billowing from the building, but crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames.

London Police confirm three people were taken to hospital — two for treatment of […]

Charges Laid In Wake Of Fatal Fire At Assisted Living Building

December 19th, 2014|

Charges have been laid after a fatal fire at an east end assisted living building.

The London Fire Department announced on Friday afternoon it has laid counts under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act against the owner, operator and director of the property at 1451 Oxford St. East after a male tenant died as a […]

Thank You

December 19th, 2014|

Thank you London Fire Service for all of your help tonight!! Memorial Boys & Girls Club

Early Morning Fire Destroys Basement In North London Home

December 17th, 2014|

For the second time this week, fire crews have responded to a blaze in the basement of a home.

London Firefighters were called to 521 Bobbybrook Drive in the area of Fanshawe Park Road and Adelaide Street at 4:37 a.m. Wednesday.

Upon arrival, fire crews were met with a blaze in the basement of the home.

The […]

London Fire Department Releases Top 10 List of ‘Holiday Safety Tips’

December 10th, 2014|

‘Tis the season for fire safety.

With just over two weeks to go until Christmas day, the London Fire Department is out with a Top 10 list of “holiday safety tips” to ensure no one has to deal with a needless tragedy this time of year.

Water fresh trees daily and keep them away from flame […]

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December 9th, 2014|

Fire Crews Rescue Construction Worker From Deep Hole At Western

December 2nd, 2014|

It was a dramatic morning at Western University as fire crews worked to rescue a semi-conscious construction worker from a 15-20 ft deep hole.

Fire fighters were called to Huron Drive in the area of the Labatt health Sciences Building around 10:15 Tuesday morning.

Two workers were in an excavation hole checking water pipes when one […]

Pot Left on Stove Blamed for Kitchen Fire at William St. Apartment Fire

December 1st, 2014|

A quick-spreading fire caused significant damage Sunday morning inside an apartment unit on William Street.

London Fire crews responded to the blaze, just south of Central Avenue, at around 11:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, smoke was visible from a second floor balcony.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguished the blaze.

Their investigation revealed a pot that was left on […]