Monthly Archives: July 2017

July 2017

2017 Pride Parade

July 31st, 2017|

Love is Love! 

🏳️‍🌈 #BestiesBuildingChange #LondonPride#LondonFirefighters #MoreCowbell @ Pride London Festival

Source: Facebook

LFD Dancers

July 27th, 2017|

We are pleased to again have London Fire Department represented again this year! Firefighters Lindsay Ernst and Chris Bruinink will be dancing up a storm under the instruction of Andrea Gittens and Dance Extreme. Couple four is sponsored by Cowan Law Chambers.

London city council votes down motion to publish fire code convictions

July 27th, 2017|

A last ditch effort to have convictions under London’s fire code posted publicly failed at city council Tuesday night.

The cause, championed by Coun. Mo Salih, failed at the committee level last week. The Ward 3 representative said he would raise it again during Tuesday’s full council meeting.

Salih says the information is already publicly available, […]

Pedestrians, struck by car in downtown

July 22nd, 2017|

Pedestrians, one in wheelchair, struck by car in downtown London

Police are investigating after a couple were struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in downtown London.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Queens Avenue and Colborne Street at around 8:30 a.m. Friday to reports of two pedestrians, one who was in a […]

Motorcycle struck by SUV overnight

July 20th, 2017|

London police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and SUV that occurred early Thursday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the area of Richmond Street and Kent Street around 1:30 p.m. for reports of a collision.

Once on scene they found an SUV and a motorcycle had collided leaving debris scattered across the area.

Police could not […]

Car crashes into front window of northwest business

July 19th, 2017|

Nobody was transported to hospital after a single vehicle crash into a business Wednesday.

It happened around 1 p.m. at a new and recycled medical supply store on Wonderland Road near Fanshawe Park Road.

The car crashed into the front window of the Silver Cross business. There was little damage to the vehicle.

Police are continuing to […]

Posting of fire code issues rejected

July 19th, 2017|

Knowledge of fire code violations in buildings will remain hard to get.

A motion to publicly post fire code issues for some buildings, such as apartments, was turned down at the community and protective services committee Tuesday, after the timeline of convictions became an issue.

It may take years to get a conviction, and by that […]

Teen dies after motorcycle hits hydro pole

July 17th, 2017|

London police are working to piece together the circumstances that led to a fatal motorcycle collision overnight on Ridout Street.

The crash occurred around 1:40 a.m. on Ridout Street just south of Thames Park.

A 17-year-old died in hospital after the motorcycle he was riding hit a hydro pole in the area. Police believe speed was […]

Fatal crash in Old South London

July 17th, 2017|

Emergency crews responded to the area of Ridout Street and Elmwood Avenue in Old South at around 1:40 a.m. after reports of a motorcycle crash.

4 yrs old fell four storeys at Plaza

July 14th, 2017|

Girl, 4, in hospital after falling four storeys at Citi Plaza
Emergency crews rushed a four-year-old girl to hospital after she fell four storeys at Citi Plaza in downtown London Friday afternoon.

It was around 5 p.m. when the girl fell from the top of the escalator down into the parking garage, landing on a concrete […]

London woman charged with arson

July 14th, 2017|

A London woman is charged with setting fire to her own house.

Fire crews were called to 503 Boler Road shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbour reported smoke coming from the home.

On Friday, the owner Allison Stacey, 57, has been charged with one count of arson to own property endangering the property of […]

Police investigating serious crash in northwest London

July 14th, 2017|

A 44-year-old man suffered serious injuries after a crash at Oxford and Wonderland on Thursday night.

London police and emergency crews responded to the scene at the intersection at 9:05 p.m. and found a vehicle hit a pole.

According to police, the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was treated by EMS and transported to […]

15-year-old seriously injured

July 12th, 2017|

A collision in London’s east end Wednesday involving a cyclist and a vehicle left a 15-year-old boy in hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Few details about the incident are known, but police said they were called to the scene at Brydges Street and Graydon Street around 5:50 p.m.

The teenager was taken to Children’s Hospital […]

SUV crash

July 12th, 2017|

Two people taken to hospital for observation after SUV crashes at gas station at Wellington and Exeter #Ldnont pic.twitter.com/bGclKekDIb— Dale Carruthers (@DaleatLFPress) July 12, 2017

Home County Folk Festival

July 12th, 2017|

Come see me at HOME COUNTY FOLK FESTIVAL, guys!! Saturday July 15 from 6PM to 7PM at the LFP Fire Safety Display!! Yes!! 😊❤️#FireSafety pic.twitter.com/X5dPVAqORj
— Archie Brindleton (@MrBrindleton) July 13, 2017

West end house fire under investigation

July 11th, 2017|

An investigation into the cause of a morning house fire in Byron is underway.

Fire crews were called to 503 Boler Road shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbour reported smoke coming from the home.

Once on scene crews found fire and smoke within the residence. It is believed that the fire began in the […]

Camp FITT

July 11th, 2017|

Have a great week to all participants of the 2017 FFIT Camp with the LFD. It’s going to be a very busy and fun week for everyone. pic.twitter.com/ui3a1wLRKK
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) July 11, 2017

Crews battling Byron house fire

July 11th, 2017|

Crews have been called out to a house fire in Byron.

Firefighters responded to the scene on Boler Road between Wayne Road and Byron Baseline Road shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Smoke could be seen coming from the home and it’s believed the fire may have started in the basement.

Few details are known at this point, […]