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December 2017

3 fires, 24 hours: Investigation of blazes that sent 3 to hospital

December 10th, 2017|

London police and fire investigate blazes that sent 3 to hospital
Three fires in 24 hours kept London police officers and fire crews busy.

Both organizations are currently involved in three different fires that happened between Friday evening and Saturday morning.

First, on Friday evening there was a fire at 216 Egerton Street, just north of Trafalgar […]

Blast rattles vacationing homeowner

December 5th, 2017|

Ed McCleave was vacationing in Mexico when a friend told him there’d been an explosion and fire at his southeast London home.

McCleave, not returning to London until Friday, says he’s desperate for answers into what caused the mysterious blast that injured a man, killed a dog and badly damaged his home of 25 years.

“I’m […]

Fire Department Warns of Fire Hazard in Dishwashers

December 4th, 2017|

Fire crews recently responded to a kitchen fire at a Southwest London condominium. The
occupants were safely outside when firefighters entered the dwelling and saw smoke
coming from around a dishwasher that had been in use. One of the occupants had the
presence of mind to shut off power to the house as they were evacuating.

The fire […]

Firefighters issue appliance warning

December 4th, 2017|

Firefighters are cautioning the public after a dishwasher possibly under recall is suspected of starting a recent blaze at a southwest London home.

London firefighters were called to a condo where they saw smoke coming from around the dishwasher, which had been running. One of the residents shut off power to the home before fleeing, […]

2017 Lights & Sirens Toy Drive

December 4th, 2017|

Pictures from yesterday‘s 2017 Lights & Sirens Toy Drive. It was such an amazing day with everyone from the community. pic.twitter.com/oHu2rx8ALd
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) December 3, 2017

Sources: CTV London, Facebook and Twitter

Christmas Spirit is alive and well

December 2nd, 2017|

Can these boys get a RT @hockeynight for being winners on & off the ice today! Between games during our local hockey tournament these boys went shopping for the Toys & Sirens Toy Drive in London ON! #GivingBack #LifeLessons #ChristmasSpirit #Toys&Sirens ##MinorAtom #JrMustangs pic.twitter.com/gpI5jXjxFT
— Lisa Facca (@LisaMcNeil6) December 2, 2017

Fire Halls collecting again

December 2nd, 2017|

Did you know you can drop off food at any fire hall in #LdnOnt for the @LondonFoodBank1. Let’s help those in need this holiday season! @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/nJGumXFXyi
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) November 30, 2017

Fire Safety for the Holidays

December 2nd, 2017|

Check out one of the London Fire Department’s holiday #FireSafety messages airing now on @CTVLondon and at #LdnOnt @CineplexMovies locations. This one is about #SafeSmoking @LPFFA Have a Happy and Fire Safe Holiday Season! pic.twitter.com/6agxR7wUqj
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) November 30, 2017

Holiday Fire Safety

December 1st, 2017|

Here’s another holiday #FireSafety message from the London Fire Department airing now on @CTVLondon and at #LdnOnt @CineplexMovies locations. Remember #Cooking is the number one cause of fires in London! @LPFFA Happy Holidays from LFD! pic.twitter.com/YKYCscgigt
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 1, 2017

Before the shave

December 1st, 2017|

A few of the many London Fire Fighters who help to raise money for the Annual Movember Campaign.

Source: Facebook

November 2017

FSWO President’s Trailblazer Award

November 20th, 2017|

We would like to Congratulate Allison Vickerd, Firefighter, City of London and former FSWO Vice President, – recipient of our 2017 President’s Trailblazer Award

Allison has been a firefighter since 2003 and has played a leading role in the successful launch of FSWO to where it has grown today. Allison helped create the vision for […]

Illegal cigarettes led to fatal fire

November 18th, 2017|

London Fire brass sound alarm over contraband cigarette dangers after latest fatal blaze

After a second death this year from careless smoking in London, one of the city’s firefighting officials says he’s had enough.

More than 20 fires have been caused by careless smoking in 2017 in London alone — and three of the last four […]

2017 Santa Clause Parade

November 18th, 2017|

2017 DWTS of 911 – LFD

November 16th, 2017|

Representing the London Fire Fighters…

Media Release: Dangers of Careless Smoking

November 16th, 2017|

London Fire Department Reminds Residents about the Dangers of Careless Smoking
The London Fire Department would like to remind all residents of the dangers of careless smoking. So far, in 2017, there have been over 20 fires caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, resulting in two fire deaths, multiple injuries and over $500,000 […]

Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a fire at a supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road.Firefighters were called to Maple Village Residence, which is a 45-unit, wheelchair accessible residence around the noon hour.They fought to keep the woman alive before she was rushed to hospital.

Careless smoking kills woman in house fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died in hospital after a Wednesday afternoon fire at Maple Village Residence in east London – a blaze investigators are attributing to careless smoking.

Fire crews were called to the 45-unit supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road, west of Highbury Avenue, around noon. The fire was contained to the unit where […]

One person hospitalized after fire at supportive housing facility 

November 15th, 2017|

Fire officials aren’t offering much information, after a blaze Wednesday at an east London supportive housing facility sent one person to hospital.

“At this point, I can’t give you anything more than the cause of the fire is currently under investigation while we’re trying to determine the cause, origin, and circumstances of the fire,” said […]

Apartment Fire – one sent to hospital

November 15th, 2017|

2017 Remembrance Day

November 12th, 2017|

Source: Facebook |London Professional Fire Fighters