March 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 […]

November 2017

CO Awareness Week

November 3rd, 2017|

It’s Carbon Monoxide Week and we’re at White Oaks Mall, just outside of Hudson Bay until 9pm @LPFFA @LdnOntTV
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 3, 2017

October 2017

Sound the Alarm

October 27th, 2017|

News Release
October 27, 2017
Sound the Alarm on “The Silent Killer”
More than 50 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada, including 11 on average in Ontario. The fourth annual “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week” will be held November first through the seventh this year. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, toxic gas that […]

Close Call Shows Need For Carbon Monoxide Detectors

October 16th, 2016|

The London Fire Department says an incident at a home in Oakridge shows just how important it is to have a functioning carbon monoxide detector.As it prepares to launch this year’s “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week,” the fire department says it was called to a home in an Oakridge subdivision last Thursday night. A home […]

January 2015

London Fire Department: Cold Weather Brings Increased Volume of Carbon Monoxide Related Calls

January 15th, 2015|

A timely reminder from the London Fire Department about the dangers of carbon monoxide, especially when trying to stay warm during this most recent cold snap.

Over the past week, London Firefighters have responded to more than two dozen carbon monoxide related calls due to a number of causes, including broken or malfunctioning heating equipment, […]

September 2014

Be Fire Safe

September 16th, 2014|

In the wake of a fatal fire in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, the London Fire Department wants to remind the public that once you have escaped from a burning building you should not re-enter for any reason.

October 2013

Union Gas Grant

October 7th, 2013|

Union Gas has awarded the London Fire Department $2,000 to help in the effort to raise public awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide and the need for working CO detectors.