Fire & Life Safety Public Education

April 2018

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 […]

Londoners asked to dig out fire hydrants

January 9th, 2018|

Londoners digging out from the wallop of snow we’ve gotten over the last week are being asked by fire officials to also dig out any fire hydrants near their homes to make them easier to see in the event of a fire.

December 2017

Thanks for the tour

December 26th, 2017|

Fire doesn’t take a Christmas vacation

December 13th, 2017|

A house fire is devastating no matter the time of year, but during the holiday season it can hit harder for everyone involved.

“It’s tough at anytime, but when you see it at the holiday season — people celebrating the end of the year or celebrating the holidays with friends and family — it can […]

White Oaks Mall Fire Prevention Display

December 8th, 2017|

Do you see a problem with this picture. I’m at White Oaks Mall until 9pm. Stop by and tell me for a prize. 🚒@LPFFA pic.twitter.com/72pgIkhAJl
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) December 8, 2017

Source: Twitter | @FPOPoole

Look while you cook

December 7th, 2017|

Stay in the kitchen and ‘look while you cook’ If a pot catches fire put a lid on it, turn off the temp and leave it pic.twitter.com/AsR1gscqmS
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) December 7, 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

November 2017

Smoke Outside

November 27th, 2017|

It's #NationalHomeFireSafetyWeek! If you smoke, take your cigarette outside to keep you and your loved ones safe.

Smoking inside should not be allowed

November 27th, 2017|

#SmokeFreeHousing is in demand. Ask for it. Offer it. https://t.co/3Savvh9Oei #NationalHomeFireSafetyWeek #NoSmokingPolicy @SFHOntario @MrBrindleton pic.twitter.com/thhXT6Nfex
— MLHealthUnit (@MLHealthUnit) November 27, 2017

Source: Twitter | Mr Brindleton

Not smoking reduces fires

November 24th, 2017|

Did you know? Smoking is a leading cause of fire deaths in #LdnOnt. Reduce the risk. This message is approved by @MrBrindleton, the official fire safety dog. #NationalHomeFireSafetyWeek #SmokeFreeHousing @SFHOntario @jackburt13 @LPFFA @LPMALondonCda@SCFIREDEPT pic.twitter.com/F8SsSkHEFZ
— MLHealthUnit (@MLHealthUnit) November 24, 2017

Source: Twitter | @MrBrindleton