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 Department Warns of Fire Hazard in Dishwashers

December 4th, 2017|

Fire crews recently responded to a kitchen fire at a Southwest London condominium. The
occupants were safely outside when firefighters entered the dwelling and saw smoke
coming from around a dishwasher that had been in use. One of the occupants had the
presence of mind to shut off power to the house as they were evacuating.

The fire […]

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

‘Change your batteries’ London firefighters urge on Daylight Savings

November 5th, 2017|

London firefighters are urging homeowners to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms this Daylight Savings.

“Maintaining working smoke alarms on every storey of a home and near all sleeping areas is the law,” a press release from the London Fire Department said Friday.

“In order to survive a fire, occupants need to […]

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 pic.twitter.com/iosclUz31s
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 3, 2017

Change the Clock – Change your Batteries

November 3rd, 2017|

It’s that time, go ahead, you deserve the extra hours sleep this weekend! 💤 ⏰ @LPFFA @lpsmediaoffice @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/xXqcsnrBIH
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 3, 2017

Career Day

November 1st, 2017|

A big THANKS to @LPFFA Graham and @MLEMS911 Francois for a great pannel discussion about careers! #teamwork #careers #join @lpsmediaoffice pic.twitter.com/5Lr5Q8iOR0
— PC Tanya Leclerc (@CstTLeclerc) November 1, 2017

Source: Twitter | PC Tanya Leclerc @CstTLeclerc 

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 […]

Plan two ways out of fire

October 11th, 2017|

Fire officials are putting on a push to get residents to organize two escape routes

STRATFORD – After one of the region’s deadliest fire seasons in years last winter, Southwestern Ontario officials have added reason to underline fire-prevention in their annual campaign this week.

A series of blazes ripped through homes in Southern Ontario late last year, killing […]