Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 2017

Huge thanks to London Fire Fighters

October 29th, 2017|

Huge thanks to the firefighters who showed me just a sample of what they do every day & how they train for large emergencies. cc: @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/YwQ4ZEDZqt
— Matt Brown (@MayorMattBrown) October 29, 2017

Source: Twitter | @MayorMattBrown

Mayor with London Fire Fighters

October 29th, 2017|

Huge thanks to the firefighters who showed me just a sample of what they do every day & how they train for large emergencies. cc: @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/YwQ4ZEDZqt
— Matt Brown (@MayorMattBrown) October 29, 2017

Sound the Alarm

October 27th, 2017|

News Release
October 27, 2017
 
Sound the Alarm on “The Silent Killer”
More than 50 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada, including 11 on average in Ontario. The fourth annual “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week” will be held November first through the seventh this year. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, toxic gas that […]

UWO Safety Day

October 24th, 2017|

Very thankful to work with a wonderful group of people at Western. Had a great time at Western’s “Campus Safety Day”. It was also nice to run into friends from the London Fire Dept.

Source: Facebook

Catching up with Chief Fitzgerald

October 20th, 2017|

Nice to catch up with retired Chief Fitzgerald #history #family pic.twitter.com/49MaNjPMy8
— Lori (@Hamertime436) October 20, 2017

Station 11 Grand Opening

October 20th, 2017|

The LFD celebrated the official opening of Station 11 in the Lambeth community today #LdnOnt @LPFFA @MrBrindleton https://t.co/tzfUVr1ksB pic.twitter.com/3EdcSn5H6J
— City of London (@CityofLdnOnt) October 20, 2017

Fire department opens new Lambeth station

October 20th, 2017|

Fire department opens $2.3 million Lambeth fire station
Though it’s been serving the community since July, London’s fire department officially opened its newest fire station, aimed at improving response time in the city’s southwest end.

The facility, formally named London Fire Department Station 11 and situated on Savoy St., just southwest of Wharncliffe and Bostwick roads, […]

Grand Opening

October 20th, 2017|

Excited to attend London Fire Hall #11 Grand Opening! Another successful project! @CityofLdnOnt @CTVLondon @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/E301aoFVvS
— Aveiro Constructors (@AveiroConstruct) October 20, 2017

 

Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs

October 19th, 2017|

London police have seized guns and drugs following a fire on Limberlost Road.

Emergency crews were called to a fire in the basement of a  residence about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The occupant of the home was outside of the residence when emergency services arrived. He sustained minor injuries which did not require medical attention, police […]

Fire reveals guns and drugs

October 18th, 2017|

3 Londoners charged after house fire reveals guns and drugs
Three Londoners are facing 16 charges each after an investigation into a house fire revealed four firearms as well as cocaine and marijuana.

London fire crews responded to reports of a fire at a semi-detached house on Limberlost Road, in the area of Sarnia and Wonderland […]

Crash on Culver Drive

October 16th, 2017|

SIU investigating, 1 person charged in crash on Culver Drive
The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a two-vehicle crash in the city’s east end on Friday left several people injured and one person facing charges.

The collision occurred near Culver Drive and Culver Place around 8:30 p.m., said a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) media release. […]

Emergency response training takes over Westminster Ponds

October 12th, 2017|

Emergencies can happen at any time. Whether it’s a plane crash, a hurricane, or some other disaster, it’s crucial that those involved in keeping the public safe know what to do.

On Thursday, Westminster Ponds was filled with emergency personnel and other local agencies in what was the area’s largest emergency field practice scenario to […]

Emergency response training closes Westminster Ponds to the public

October 12th, 2017|

If you notice a lot of activity in and around Westminster Ponds today, don’t be alarmed.

The city is running annual emergency response training from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday.

“We will have some sites around our community that will be engaged in an emergency type event. You’ll see first responders and other community partners […]

Plan two ways out of fire

October 11th, 2017|

Fire officials are putting on a push to get residents to organize two escape routes

STRATFORD – After one of the region’s deadliest fire seasons in years last winter, Southwestern Ontario officials have added reason to underline fire-prevention in their annual campaign this week.

A series of blazes ripped through homes in Southern Ontario late last year, killing […]

Pedestrian killed near busy intersection

October 11th, 2017|

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle north of the busy intersection of Commissioners and Wharncliffe roads.

The woman tried to cross Wharncliffe where there is no traffic signal or crosswalk while it was still dark and raining about 6:45 AM, London police Const. Sandasha Bough told The Free […]

Pedestrian killed in 2 vehicle MVC

October 11th, 2017|

Woman dies of her injuries after being hit by two vehicles

A woman is dead after she was struck by two vehicles early Wednesday morning.

The collision occurred on Wharncliffe Road just north of Commissioners Road around 6:45 a.m.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police have shut down a portion of […]

Biker hurt in crash

October 10th, 2017|

A pair of black sunglasses and a leather jacket lay a few feet from a motorcycle tipped on its side.

Half a block away, a small white passenger bus was parked by the curb, flanked by police tape.

It was the scene of the region’s latest motorcycle collision — capping off a deadly summer that claimed […]

E7 & T7 Responding

October 10th, 2017|

Source: Responding – London Fire, E7 & T7 | Hooks & Halligans Fire Photography

Fire at  seniors building sends 1 to hospital

October 10th, 2017|

Fire at Base Line Road seniors apartment building sends 1 to hospital
One person was taken to hospital for burns to their hands and arms following a fire on Sunday at a public housing high-rise in the city’s southwest, fire officials said.

Crews responded to the scene at 30 Base Line Road West around 9 p.m. […]

CTV London: Fire Prevention Week

October 9th, 2017|

Source: CTV London: Fire Prevention Week | CTV London News