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February 2018

Basketball – Photos

February 12th, 2018|

 

For more photos from the 6th annual #BattleoftheBadges at @BudGardens yesterday, visit our facebook page: https://t.co/FC8DNXhAma #ldnont @LPFFA #ldnont #basketball @LondonLightning pic.twitter.com/jL8zkhKbTu
— London Police ON (@lpsmediaoffice) February 12, 2018

Source: Facebook | London Professional Fire Fighters

Police triumph at Battle of the Badges

February 11th, 2018|

London police officers and firefighters wore a different kind of uniform on Sunday.

Dressed down in gym shorts and blue and red Tshirts, the city’s emergency workers went head to head on the basketball court at the annual Battle of the Badges matchup at Budweiser Gardens.

It was a close fight, but the blue-clad London Police […]

Union Gas rule out natural gas leak

February 9th, 2018|

London fire officials, Union Gas rule out natural gas leak in investigation of weird odour

The London Fire Department has located the source of a foul odour in the city’s south end but city officials have not reported the cause.

In a release Friday afternoon, officials stated that the Ministry of the Environment has been called […]

‘Strange smell’ evacuates two Western University residences

February 7th, 2018|

A “strange smell” forced the evacuation of two Western University residences on Wednesday afternoon. While Medway Hall was cleared for re-entry as of 5 p.m., those looking to get into Sydenham Hall are still waiting for the all-clear. Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, a “strange smell” was reported in the basement of Sydenham Hall. […]

Heavy snow bursts during commute

February 7th, 2018|

Environment Canada warns of heavy snow bursts during morning commute

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London, Parkhill, Strathroy, Komoka and Eastern and Western Middlesex County.

There were several issues during the morning commute as a result of the snowfall.

The OPP responded to over 30 collisions in the region Wednesday morning, including a crash south […]

Police vs Fire basketball game

February 7th, 2018|

This Sunday, February 11, 2018 is the 6th annual Basketball BattleoftheBadges at BudGardens . Watch the London Police Officers take on the the London Fire Fighters at 11:00am, followed by the LondonLightning game at 2pm. Come on out and support tbese teams.

Station 2 – Last Crew

February 6th, 2018|

Water Team logo

February 6th, 2018|

Station Photo

February 5th, 2018|

February 3rd in London Fire Fighters history…

February 3rd, 2018|

Despite the cold and snow London Fire Fighters always respond when called. Check out some of the documented events that occurred today in history.

Illegal smokes pack fire risk

February 2nd, 2018|

Contraband cigarettes, with none of the self-extinguishing features of legal brands, tied to recent London house fires

London deputy fire chief Jack Burt isn’t against smoking, if done safely.

But careless smoking that leads to house fires, especially involving contraband tobacco, is something else.

It happened twice last month — fires that destroyed separate homes in London, […]

January 2018

Hometown Heroes night

January 31st, 2018|

Chief @John_Pare and @SandashaLPS were honoured to stand alongside representatives from @OPP @LPFFA and @MLPS911 at the @LondonNationals opening ceremony for the Hometown Heroes night. #Nats911Night #ldnont #BellLetsTalk pic.twitter.com/CNmUiDZOc9
— London Police ON (@lpsmediaoffice) February 1, 2018

Cooking Fire extinguished

January 29th, 2018|

Cooking fire extinguished: City firefighters respond to a small kitchen fire in an attic apartment on Craig Street in old South London Sunday. No one was hurt and firefighters quickly cleared smoke from the unit with their ventilation fans. (MIKE HENSEN, The London Free Press)

 Source: Facebook | London Free Press

Woman dies behind the wheel on Oxford Street

January 24th, 2018|

A woman is dead following a serious crash on Oxford Street Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred just after 8 a.m. on Oxford Street just west of Wharncliffe Road.

A woman involved in the crash died at the scene.

Police say her death was caused by a medical event not related to the crash.

No one else was injured.

Source: […]

Ice Rescue Training

January 23rd, 2018|

London Fire Fighters training for ice rescue emergencies.

Defibrillator Donation in LFD Memory

January 21st, 2018|

The Fund will be donating its 83rd defibrillator this coming January 21st in memory of London Fire Department member Les Eaid. Our relationship with the LFD started in 2009 with our first Motorcycle Ride! Since then, the Fund has been honoured to donate three defibrillators in memory of fallen London Firefighters. This will mark […]

Townhouse Fire

January 20th, 2018|

Source: Facebook | London CTV

Police probe months-long arson string

January 18th, 2018|

London police are looking for one or more suspects after a string of unsolved arsons at homes under construction in the city’s north end — blazes that have caused more than $500,000 damage.

Police are appealing to the public for help as they probe seven arson and mischief incidents in a northwest London neighbourhood. The […]

One charged in downtown car explosion

January 18th, 2018|

Thamesford man, 28, charged with arson after car bursts into flames in London core

One man is facing an arson charge after a car was engulfed in flames in downtown London Wednesday afternoon – a blaze that sent two people to hospital where they remain in critical condition.

Police say two men who knew each other […]

Vehicle fire at Dundas and Wellington sends two to hospital with serious burns

January 17th, 2018|

Emergency crews were called to Dundas Street, just east of Wellington Street, around 4:20 p.m., as fire tore through a white Honda Civic and sent thick plumes of smoke into the air.