December 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 […]

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!
— 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!
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 1, 2017

London Fire Department Releases Top 10 List of ‘Holiday Safety Tips’

December 10th, 2014|

‘Tis the season for fire safety.

With just over two weeks to go until Christmas day, the London Fire Department is out with a Top 10 list of “holiday safety tips” to ensure no one has to deal with a needless tragedy this time of year.

Water fresh trees daily and keep them away from flame […]

Day 12: Responsible Cooking

December 24th, 2012|

During this festive time, keep a close eye on anyone attempting to cook or smoke while under the influence of alcohol.

Day 11: Encourage smokers to smoke outside

December 23rd, 2012|

Careless smoking is the leading cause of fatal fires.

Day 10: Watch what you heat!

December 22nd, 2012|

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, which means it’s easy to get distracted from what we are doing.

Day 9: Dangers of Matches/Lighters

December 21st, 2012|

Handy to light holiday candles, but matches and lighters can be deadly in the hands of children.

Day 8: When you go out, blow out!

December 20th, 2012|

Candles can set the perfect mood for a holiday celebration, but remember to always blow out candles before leaving the room or going to bed.

Day 7: Give space heaters space

December 19th, 2012|

When using space heaters remember to keep them at least one metre (3 feet) away from all combustibles.

Day 6: Use extension cords wisely

December 18th, 2012|

Proper use of approved extension cords are a must to ensure a safe holiday.

Day 5: Have an Escape Plan

December 18th, 2012|

Develop and practice a home fire escape plan with all members of the household.

Day 4: Carbon monoxide alarms

December 17th, 2012|

Installing CSA-approved carbon monoxide alarms in your home will warn you of the presence of this deadly gas.

Day 3: Working Smoking Alarms

December 16th, 2012|

With family and friends spending extra time at your home over the holidays, you’ll want everyone to be safe.

Day 2: Check festive lighting

December 15th, 2012|

Before you put those lights on the tree or around the front window check the cords carefully.

Day 1: Water fresh trees daily

December 14th, 2012|

It’s time to trim that Christmas tree, and if you’re using a real tree, buy a fresh tree and keep the base of the trunk in water at all times.