Community Service

April 2017

‘The need is still there’

April 7th, 2017|

There’s no excuse not to give, city firefighters say as they help kick off 30th London Food Bank spring drive

London’s fire department cemented a 30-year relationship with the city’s food bank Friday through a gentle reminder to city residents.

“There should be no excuse for anybody not to be able to give,” deputy Chief Dave […]

The food bank’s 30? Really?

April 6th, 2017|

London Food Bank: When it began 30 years ago, the food drive was seen as a temporary answer to hunger
Thirty years ago, a group of volunteers starting a food bank in London figured it’d likely be a temporary collection and distribution depot to tide people over the recession.

“Back then, the belief was you have […]

February 2017

Doctors without Borders

February 1st, 2017|

Retired Captain Rick Mommersteeg support Doctors without Borders

January 2017

Ex-firefighter battles new hot spots

January 31st, 2017|

Doctors Without Borders: Richard Mommersteeg has swapped fighting fires to help in conflict zones around the world

In 30 years as a London firefighter, Richard Mommersteeg was expected to go into burning buildings to put out fires and save people.

Turns out that was just a warmup for his “retirement” career, working for the international medical […]

Found Dog

January 14th, 2017|

This dog was found on Colonel Talbot st in Lambeth. Was brought to Fire Station 11, If anyone has any information on this dog please contact us. She is a medium build and appears to have a recent scar to her stomach. She is located at 7109 Westminster Rd.

Source: Facebook
Update:
This wonderful dog was picked […]

Realtors & London Firefighters Raise Most

January 10th, 2017|

LSTAR and London Firefighters raise more than $33,000 in 2016 christmas kettle challenge

The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2016 Christmas Kettle Challenge is the entire community of London and St. Thomas. LSTAR and London Firefighters engaged in some friendly competition, with the associations […]

December 2016

Salvation Army Kettles

December 15th, 2016|

On Thursday December 15, 2016 off-duty members and retirees of the London Professional Fire Fighters Association stoo alongside Salvation Army Christmas Kettles at locations across London.
Please take a moment and make a donation to support the work of the Salvation Army in our community.

Best wishes for a safe and happy holidays.

Source: Facebook | London […]

Delivering Christmas Cheer

December 14th, 2016|

It’s that time of the year. It’s great to see our crews out in the community helping spread some Christmas cheer. This event was organized through Angels Of The Night homeless shelter project.

LPFFA Santa & Westmount Scouts

December 14th, 2016|

Tonight Firefighter Santa joined the Westmount Cub Scouts out Christmas carolling for the second year. It was a great night with lots of singing, hot chocolate and donations of canned goods for the Food Bank.

Great job to all the Cub Scouts singing and spreading Christmas cheer through the community. Thank you to Engine #3 […]

Carolling with Westmount Cubs

December 14th, 2016|

Tonight Firefighter Santa joined the Westmount Cub Scouts out Christmas carolling for the second year. It was a great night with lots of singing, hot chocolate and donations of canned goods for the Food Bank.

Great job to all the Cub Scouts singing and spreading Christmas cheer through the community. Thank you to Engine #3 […]

Lights & Siren Toy Drive

December 10th, 2016|

Today we proudly partnered with the London Police Service – Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Ontario, Ontario Provincial Police, Middlesex- London EMS and students from Fanshawe and Lambton College to host the 2016 Lights & Sirens Toy Drive for Life*Spin. It was a great day to bring all of London’s emergency first responders […]

Canadian Revenue Agency Toy Donation

December 9th, 2016|

It was a great day yesterday with Firefighter Santa and our friends at the Canadian Revenue Agency donating toys to the Lights And Sirens Toy Drive for Life*Spin

Tomorrow is our toy drive drop off at the downtown Fire Station #1 on Horton St. 12-3pm. Stop in to see police, fire and EMS with Firefighter […]

Pancake Breakfast with Santa

December 6th, 2016|

We are sharing this for some great friends of ours. This friday there are some great events around London to get you into the holiday spirit. Have a great breakfast and then come out to our Lights & Sirens Toys Drive st Station #1.

This is a pancake breakfast with Santa supporting pregnant women and […]

Hey buddy

December 2nd, 2016|

London firefighter Chris Dolphin gets a hand slap from junior firefighter Dylan Belrose, 3, who lives in a townhouse complex off of Berkshire Drive in London, Ont.. When the fire crews showed up to stop a stove top fire, Dylan showed up with his very well-made bunker gear to help out. Two people suffered smoke inhalation, but did not go to the hospital and one of them had a small burn on the hand from trying to put the fire out. (MIKE HENSEN, The London Free Press)

November 2016

Living Our Mission Award

November 30th, 2016|

We wanted to take this opportunity recognize B Squad – Station 9 for their nominations this year for the City of London, Ontario – Municipal Government “Living Our Mission Award”.

Thank you to the crews for being part of some memorable visits and friendships this year.

#LdnOnt

Source: LPFFA Facebook Page

Toy Drive Challenge

November 28th, 2016|

Attention London Business Community – We challenge you to collect toys this week in your workplace…get your employees involved and then join us on Dec 10th to deliver your toys to the London’s Emergency Services Lights& Sirens Toys Drive.

Come celebrate some Christmas Cheer with London’s Police, Firefighters and Paramedics.

Firefighter Santa will be on duty […]

Lights & Sirens Toys Drive

November 26th, 2016|

Lights & Sirens Toys Drive
Christmas Toy Drive For Life*Spin
Sat Dec 10th, 2016
12 pm – 3 pm
Fire HQ, Station #1
400 Horton St. London

Annual Coat Drive

November 24th, 2016|

Winter has arrived and it’s a good time to remind you that the London Fire Department will once again partner with Catholic Central High School in this year’s annual coat drive.

Starting on Thursday November 24th and running until December 16th the public will be invited to drop off gently used men’s, women’s and children’s […]

2016 Santa Claus Parade

November 14th, 2016|

Off duty firefighters and their families once again collected food donations for the London Food Bank during the Santa Claus Parade.  What a great tradition and what a great parade.
Some photos from the Santa Claus Parade…

Do You have photos from Past or Present Parades?  

Santa Claus Manequin Challenge

November 12th, 2016|

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— Caesar (@Caesar_LPS) November 12, 2016