Monthly Archives: February 2017

February 2017

Elderly woman dead after north London fire

February 27th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died following a weekend blaze at a northeast London apartment building, the city’s first fire death of 2017.

Firefighters responded to a report of an apartment fire at 744 Fanshawe Park Rd. E., located east of Adelaide Street, Saturday at 5:50 p.m.

An injured 76-year-old woman was found in one of the […]

Woman injured in apartment fire

February 27th, 2017|

A elderly woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after an apartment fire in north London.

London police haven’t released the name or age of the woman who was found inside a fourth floor unit at 744 Fanshawe Park Rd.

She was rushed to the London Health Sciences Centre. Damage to the apartment unit was […]

Garage fire injures one

February 24th, 2017|

One person was injured in a fire at a south London auto shop Friday.

Firefighters were called to the Lambeth Service Centre at 3392 Wonderland Rd. S., around 1:30 p.m.

The fire started in the garage bay, where two people were working on a vehicle using a torch, said fire prevention inspector Jack Burt, adding one […]

Car Fire

February 20th, 2017|

A car caught fire today outside of my apartment building. Here is the video of the car fire. Firemen did an awesome job putting this out.

28-year-old woman in critical condition after 401 rollover 

February 13th, 2017|

Ontario Provincial Police say a woman is fighting for her life following a collision on the 401 at Veteran’s Memorial Parkway late Sunday evening.

Police say that around 9:50 p.m. a blue Toyota heading west rolled off the highway just east of the Veteran’s Memorial Parkway off-ramp. The vehicle ended up in a culvert on […]

Three escape basement fire in Byron

February 13th, 2017|

Three occupants were able to make it out a home in Byron after a basement fire quickly spread to the kitchen.

The three people in the home on Griffith Street were taken to hospital was a precaution for smoke inhalation.

The fire was reported shortly after 7 a.m. at an address on Griffith Street west of […]

3 Vehicle Accident

February 6th, 2017|

3 car accident Wharnciffe Rd at Base Line Rd. East lanes are blocked. @MLEMS911 and Fire are on scene @CTVLondon @CJBK #ldnont @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/JefO4TTVvF

Source  CTV London | February 6, 2017

Grade 5 Public Safety

February 6th, 2017|

Here are a few of the pit stops the Grade 5 students will be visiting @ADSTV_ON @LPFFA @lpsmediaoffice @OPP_WR @TVDSB @LDCSBSchools

Source: PC Rebecca Elliott | ‏@RebeccaE

Guard injured in jail fire

February 3rd, 2017|

Two inmates charged with arson in cell blaze at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre in London

Two inmates have been charged with arson for allegedly setting a cell ablaze at London’s provincial jail.

Police confirmed the charges Friday against the two unnamed men, both of them inmates at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre.

Emergency responders were called to the Exeter […]

Fire guts garage in southeast

February 3rd, 2017|

A detached garage was gutted by fire early Friday morning on Whitehall Drive.

Emergency crews responded to a call about a garage fire shortly before 7 a.m. Friday. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke coming from a detached garage at the back of the property.

Within thirty minutes the fire was under control enough that firefighters […]

On this day in London history….

February 3rd, 2017|

The tragic the loss of the 1958 Old MacDonald’s Barn at Storybook Gardens for many will never be forgotten.   The barn was a popular landmark at the park allowing rural life to experienced in the City.  All animals living in the barn were saved by Storybook groundskeeper Tom Hudeckie and quick responding firefighters. 

Cause of the […]

Reported fire at EMDC

February 3rd, 2017|

Emergency responders called to reported blaze at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

Emergency responders were called to a reported fire at London’s provincial jail Thursday night.

More than a half dozen fire trucks, two police cruisers and two ambulances were dispatched to the Middlesex Detention Centre shortly after 9 p.m.

Paramedics didn’t transport anyone to hospital, said a duty […]

Rash of cooking fires prompts warning

February 2nd, 2017|

London firefighters responded to eight cooking fires in January

London firefighters are warning residents to be careful in the kitchen following a rash of cooking fires in the city.

Firefighters responded to eight cooking-related blazes this year, causing a combined $200,000 in damages.

The fire department issued a similar warning in December after eight cooking fires were […]

Spike in cooking-related fires 

February 2nd, 2017|

Local emergency officials are sounding the alarm about a rash of cooking fires in the city while calling on residents to use more caution when they’re whipping up something to eat.

The London Fire Department says since the start of 2017 there have been eight cooking-related blazes. In all, the fires have caused an estimated […]

Doctors without Borders

February 1st, 2017|

Retired Captain Rick Mommersteeg support Doctors without Borders

Help needed

February 1st, 2017|

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