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February 2016

Scene Photos – Balmoral Ave

February 16th, 2016|

Seeing Red on Valentines Day

February 16th, 2016|

Just caught the tail end of a Valentines good deed!
A London Fire Truck (and crew!) stopped a couple of doors down, they piled out with shovels and muscle. Dug and pushed a car out of the packed in driveway! Put their shovels back and drove away! Saved the day! That’s Valentines in Canada […]

Balmoral Ave House Fire

February 16th, 2016|

Early morning house fire severely damages house on Balmoral Avenue in London

A house fire Tuesday morning severely damaged a home on Balmoral Avenue.

Firefighters on the scene said the people who lived in the yellow brick home at 40 Balmoral were away at the time of the blaze which broke out shortly before 7 a.m.

At […]

Fire causes extensive damage

February 16th, 2016|

Fire causes extensive damage to Balmoral Avenue home

Source: Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) | Twitter

Thousands in Damage After Apartment Fire in The City’s Northeast End

February 16th, 2013|

There was over $100,000 in damages after an apartment fire in the city’s northeast end on Saturday.

It around 3:00 p.m. when fire crews responded to the scene on Adelaide Street just north of Huron Street.

When they arrived, crews say they found black smoke coming out of an apartment on the 6th floor of a […]

Neighbours help amputee escape fire

February 16th, 2013|

Neighbours carried a friend to safety after a fire that tore through his Adelaide St. apartment left him and his wife homeless.

Amazing Race in Argyle Feb. 20 (column)

February 16th, 2012|

The good news is that Wiarton Willy predicted an early spring. If he is accurate in his prediction, “spring is just around the corner.”

We do, however, have one winter event that we are excited about.

Residents, businesses and community groups have been working closely with the Argyle BIA and the Child and Youth Network to […]

Valentine’s Day Gala

February 16th, 2006|

Mother & son perish in fire

February 16th, 1983|

An invalid London mother and her eight-year-old son died in their blazing home Tuesday morning, after the woman had reported a basement fire by telephone.

Firemen near police parity

February 16th, 1982|

London’s first-class firefighters will earn almost $30,000 this year, slightly less than the coveted parity with their city police counterparts.

City council Monday night approved a one-year contract for 1982, which will boost a first-class firefighter’s salary 10.31 per cent to $29,621 from $26,852.  A first class police constable earns $29,800.

Firefighter association president Gord Sturdy […]