Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 2016

Car flips, hits pole

August 29th, 2016|

Driver hospitalized after Mustang flips, hits pole in Lambeth

Crews had to cut a man from a car after a single-vehicle rollover in west London Monday afternoon.

London police, fire and EMS responded to a 911 call around noon from a witness who reported a car had driven off the road and rolled into a hydro […]

Suspicious pattern of arsons

August 27th, 2016|

Arsons: London Police investigating a suspicious pattern of deliberately set fires in east-end

Police are investigating a pattern of arsons clustered in the east-end of the city.

Since Aug. 1 there have been six arsons with five vehicles and one building were set ablaze, said police.

The fires have been lit between Thursday to Sunday, from 11 […]

Data analysis to reduce loss

August 26th, 2016|

London Fire uses demographic data, maps and analysis to reduce residential fires

Paul Voegtle – Location Analytics Specialist, Esri Canada
Several years ago Fire Chief John Kobarda of the London Fire Department in Ontario reasoned that a fire department is really no different than a private company. After all, fire departments offer a service (public safety) […]

Suspicious fires probed

August 26th, 2016|

The owner doesn’t believe anything suspicious happened, but authorities including arson investigators are probing an east-end London fire at a boarded-up home.

The Thursday night blaze was one of two in the area — a vehicle on a nearby street caught fire — that broke out within an hour of each other, both of which […]

Two taken to hospital after crash

August 12th, 2016|

Two taken to hospital after SUV and Rogers Cable service van crash in London


Source: Two taken to hospital after crash | The London Free Press

Car crashes into doors at north-end Costco

August 9th, 2016|

Nobody was injured when a car crashed into doors at the north London Costco on Tuesday afternoon.

The car with two women and an infant inside drove over a curb and crashed into the side of the Costco on Wonderland Road, denting the metal doors and damaging the front of the vehicle.

Unlike a fatal crash […]

Loss hits neighbours as fire victim identified

August 5th, 2016|

London police say Theresa Bourdeau, 60, was found dead in her Huron Street apartment after fire on Thursday

A 60-year-old woman who died in a London apartment building fire has been identified as Theresa Bourdeau.

She was found unresponsive in her apartment unit at 630 Huron St., after emergency services arrived about 3:40 a.m. Thursday to battle […]

Police investigating fatal fire

August 4th, 2016|

A close-knit apartment community is shattered by the death of a 60-year-old woman and her two cats after an early morning fire at a Huron Street apartment building in east London.

Five-truck crash closes down Hwy. 401

August 3rd, 2016|


Police are investigating a five-vehicle crash involving four tractor trailers and a dump truck that closed down eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in London Wednesday morning.

Source: Five-truck crash closes down Hwy. 401 | The London Free Press