October 2019

Kick off to 2019 Fire Prevention Week

October 4th, 2019|

June 2019

Portable radios would help keep fire inspectors safe

June 2nd, 2019|

The job sends them into the line of fire, but instead of flames, fire inspectors battle hostility, hoarding, and flying smoke alarms.

It’s not an easy gig to enforce fire rules – especially in places you’re not wanted – which is why the London Fire Department is hoping to equip all of its prevention inspectors […]

April 2019

Kindergarten Career Fair

April 12th, 2019|

Community Helpers in to support Kindergarten Career Fair.

Coffee with a Firefighter

April 4th, 2019|

Drop by the McDonalds located at 4350 Wellington Rd S, for a free coffee, fire truck tours & conversation with your neighbourhood firefighters.

October 2018

Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off

October 10th, 2018|

The London Fire Dept kicked-off Fire Prevention Week last night outside and inside Budweiser Gardens where the Knights defeated the Attack 4-1! Fire Chief Lori Hamer and Acting Deputy Fire Chief Jack Burt, along with Public Educators, Inspectors, Firefighters and Sparky the Fire Safety Dog were on hand to speak with the public, provide […]

September 2018

Join us for Safety Week

September 28th, 2018|

Join us for fire safety night at @OldNavy on Wellington Rd S. #SafetyWeek #LdnOnt @LPFFA @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/QRjWGkZQQv
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) September 28, 2018

Western Fair – Fire Safety

September 6th, 2018|

London Police, Fire & EMS are setting up for the 2018 Western Fair. Please take a few minutes with your family and meet our dedicated 911 team. @lpsmediaoffice @LPFFA @MLPS911 @LdnOntTV @WesternFair pic.twitter.com/8UwIJcOBzf
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) September 6, 2018

May 2018

Thank you, Miigwetch & Yawnko

May 8th, 2018|

Thank you, Miigwetch & Yawnko to these amazing community members for our meeting @ bringing First Responders & Indigenous youth together this summer!! @LPFFA @atlohsa @LDCSBSchools #SOAHAC #N’AMERIND I can’t wait for this 1st ever program in #ldnont ! #relationships #caring pic.twitter.com/fruBg1s8FR
— LPSDiversity Theresa Allott (@LPSDiversity) May 8, 2018

Are you registered?

May 4th, 2018|

Have you registered? Emergencies aren't something we want to think about, but we need to be prepared. Register for Alert London today: https://t.co/6ZuX0qdWLG

April 2018

Cigarette taxes blamed for soaring demand of black market butts

April 27th, 2018|

Repeated tax hikes slapped on smokes are fuelling booming demand for contraband tobacco, a scourge that’s the No. 1 killer in recent London fires and one that’s wreaking havoc on the convenience store industry.

The Ontario Liberals keep adding taxes to cigarettes in a bid to get smokers to butt out — a $4 per carton […]

Careless Smoking and Contraband Cigarettes Critically Injure

April 26th, 2018|

April 26, 2018

News Release

 400 Horton Street East
London, Ontario
N6B 1L7
Phone: 519 661-4565
Fax: 519 661-8419

For Immediate Release

Careless Smoking and Contraband Cigarettes
Combine to Critically Injure a London Man
Early Monday morning, firefighters responded to a multi-unit dwelling at 360 Princess Avenue with a blaze consuming the upper floor. The tenant of the upper floor apartment was outside, but […]

March 2018

A very special visit…

March 28th, 2018|

@BonaventurePS #FDK Had a VERY special visit from @LPFFA today! So grateful and excited. Overheard “I got to see EVERYTHING on the fire truck!” 🚒 pic.twitter.com/GS3EOiDFA9
— Cathy Brophey (@CBrophey) March 28, 2018

Thanks for visiting

March 28th, 2018|

Welcome & thank you to our Fire Fighter community helpers for visiting with our DE programs this morning! @LPFFA @TVDSB pic.twitter.com/6xXgCpVBLD
— FD Roosevelt PS (@FDRooseveltPS) March 28, 2018

Got burning questions? 

March 27th, 2018|

London fire officials ready to answer the burning Questions.
Ask before you burn.
That’s the message from the London fire department as backyard fire season approaches.

“With spring outdoor cleanup starting, we know some folks choose to burn brush and yard debris on their property,” acting deputy fire chief Jack Burt said in a statement issued Tuesday.

While […]

Thank You Chapters & Indigo Kids

March 16th, 2018|

Thankyou Chapters & Indigo Kids. Had a great time teaching all those kids about fire safety. 🚒@chaptersindigo @LPFFA @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/LBW8RbsPnG
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) March 16, 2018

Change clocks and check detectors

March 7th, 2018|

Time to Change your Clocks and the Batteries
in all Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
March 7, 2018 – Clocks will move forward one hour at 2 a.m. on March 11 and the London Fire Department is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks.

“In order for […]

Program aims to change grim reality

March 6th, 2018|

Firefighter training program aims to change grim reality of house fires in First Nations communities
Fire departments on Oneida Nation of the Thames and Chippewas of the Thames First Nations are working to improve their services in a bid to raise the number of volunteers and make their communities safer.

Adrian Chrisjohn, captain and trainer officer for the Oneida […]

February 2018

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

London FD urging residents to dig out hydrants

January 9th, 2018|

London fire officials are asking residents to help dig out hydrants following the recent dumping of snowfall.

Seconds count in an emergency and fire hydrants need to be clearly visible and accessible.

The fire department is also asking homeowners to unblock any outside vents of snow.

“This can cause a build-up of carbon monoxide gas inside the […]