Monthly Archives: May 2016

May 2016

LPFFA working with Global Fire

May 24th, 2016|

All this week the LPFFA has been working with our members and the charity GlobalFire to offer assistance in Alberta. Local members have been successful in finding a role working in Edmonton to help assist all those displaced by the fire. 5 current trained London GlobalFire members will be leaving tomorrow morning for Alberta for […]

Kitchen Fire – No Injuries

May 23rd, 2016|

Man Charged With Arson

May 22nd, 2016|

Man Charged With Arson In Connection To Early Morning Fire At East End Variety Store

London Police say a 57-year-old man is facing a charge of arson in connection to an early morning fire Saturday at a variety store in the city’s east end.

It was around 2 a.m. when police say an eyewitness observed the fire […]

Fire Investigation

May 20th, 2016|

Currently investigating a fire at the Starlite Variety at 560 Hamilton Rd. Fire is out. U/k damage value. ##LdnOnt

Arbitration System

May 19th, 2016|

London Professional Fire Fighters Association President Jason Timlick on the Devon Peacock Show today. Tune in for a report on our LPFFA GlobalFire Team in Alberta and on our current arbitration.

Source: London Fire Fighters Facebook Page

Shout out to friends from Fort McMurray

May 18th, 2016|

Shoutout to our friends from @LPFFA volunteering at @EdmontonERSS @kingswaymall #abfire #ymmfire

LPFFA & City to Return to Mediation

May 18th, 2016|

Firefighters Association and City to Return to Mediation Table
The City of London and the London Professional Firefighters Association have agreed to return to negotiations to discuss a possible contract agreement.

An arbitrator has asked the two sides to go back to the mediation table as arbitration hearings are set to continue into next fall.

President of […]

Coming together for Fort McMurray

May 18th, 2016|

We met many groups from across Canada coming together to help all those in need, due to the Alberta wildfires.

Council to Reimburse Assisting Fort Mac Relief

May 18th, 2016|

Council to Reimburse London Firefighters Assisting in Fort Mac Relief Efforts

City councillors say they will reimburse the London firefighters who made the trek out west to support Fort McMurray relief efforts.

All five members utilized their own holiday time and fundraising to make this trip possible.
On Tuesday, councillors agreed to cover the cost of their […]

Day 4 – Alberta

May 18th, 2016|

It’s the start of Day 4 in Alberta and it is with great excitement and pride that we give thanks for all the support that we have received from the City of London, Ontario – Municipal Government for the residents of Alberta. Last night London City Council passed a motion to assist our London […]

Arbitration Update

May 17th, 2016|

Today the collective agreement arbitration took a turn, and we’re hoping it’s a positive one. We started the day as usual. However, by noon, the arbitration panel announced it wanted to make a statement to the parties after the lunch break.

This afternoon, Ms. Cummings, the chair of the arbitration board recommended, in the strongest […]

Heros Honoured

May 16th, 2016|

Two men who helped a family of five escape a burning home will be honoured Monday

It was an average Saturday morning on London’s Duke Street.

Ten-year-old Danny Demelo was watching cartoons while his brother and sister and parents slept in.

Outside, neighbour Adam Mortezof had stopped mowing his lawn to chat with another neighbour, Doug O’Loughlin, […]

Fort McMurray burned out

May 16th, 2016|

The weather is warm and dry in Alberta. We are being told that the wildfires will intensify and increase. Be safe.

Citizen Involvement Awards

May 16th, 2016|

London Fire Department honoured two Good Samaritans who rescued a family from a house fire.

Chatham volunteers in Fort McMurray

May 16th, 2016|

It was great to meet David today from Minacs in Chatham Ontario. David drove 40 hrs from Chatham #CKOnt in a rented truck full of water and supplies. This was a community initiative sponsored by Minacs, his co-workers and the community. We salute you all and it was a honour meeting another group from […]

Tweedsmuir PS to Fort McMurray

May 16th, 2016|

This is a shout out to the kids at Tweedsmuir P.S. in London Ontario. Your message for the people of Alberta made it into the relief centre and is right beside the door as everyone enters. Great job kids !
#KidsCare

Our Hero – Fort McMurray

May 15th, 2016|

This is Ken, he has been sleeping in his truck for the past 9 days helping Fort Mac evacuees. Ken is our hero!

 

Source: Twitter | @LPFFA

Organizing Relief Supplies

May 15th, 2016|

It was all hands in to load up and organize relief supplies and donations.

Day 2 – Alberta

May 15th, 2016|

Heading to Edmonton

May 15th, 2016|

o5 fire fighters @LPFFA heading to Edmonton to help victims of wildfires in #FortMcMurray. Assisting @globalfiredmgf.
Source: Twitter | @CJBK