November 2017

‘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 […]

CTV London: Fire Prevention Week

October 9th, 2017|

Source: CTV London: Fire Prevention Week | CTV London News

Extrication Demo at UWO

October 5th, 2017|

July 2017

London city council votes down motion to publish fire code convictions

July 27th, 2017|

A last ditch effort to have convictions under London’s fire code posted publicly failed at city council Tuesday night.

The cause, championed by Coun. Mo Salih, failed at the committee level last week. The Ward 3 representative said he would raise it again during Tuesday’s full council meeting.

Salih says the information is already publicly available, […]

Posting of fire code issues rejected

July 19th, 2017|

Knowledge of fire code violations in buildings will remain hard to get.

A motion to publicly post fire code issues for some buildings, such as apartments, was turned down at the community and protective services committee Tuesday, after the timeline of convictions became an issue.

It may take years to get a conviction, and by that […]

Home County Folk Festival

July 12th, 2017|

Come see me at HOME COUNTY FOLK FESTIVAL, guys!! Saturday July 15 from 6PM to 7PM at the LFP Fire Safety Display!! Yes!! 😊❤️#FireSafety pic.twitter.com/X5dPVAqORj
— Archie Brindleton (@MrBrindleton) July 13, 2017

June 2017

Station Tour

June 26th, 2017|

School Visit

June 20th, 2017|

TY @LPFFA for coming out to the @EagleHeightsPS Bike Rodeo. The kids loved it! Cool siren battle with @lpsmediaoffice pic.twitter.com/apPRbF14M4
— Sherri (@slbaltzer) June 21, 2017

March 2017

Replace smoke, carbon monoxide alarm batteries

March 11th, 2017|

London Fire: Use DST as chance to replace smoke, carbon monoxide alarm batteries

The London Fire Department is encouraging residents to use Daylight Saving Time to install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

“Once a year, old batteries should be replaced with new […]

Change your clocks, change your batteries

March 9th, 2017|

Time to Change Your Clocks and the Batteries in All Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Clocks will spring forward one hour at 2 a.m. on March 12 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 smoke and carbon […]

February 2017

Grade 5 Public Safety

February 6th, 2017|

Here are a few of the pit stops the Grade 5 students will be visiting @ADSTV_ON @LPFFA @lpsmediaoffice @OPP_WR @TVDSB @LDCSBSchools

Source: PC Rebecca Elliott | ‏@RebeccaE

Rash of cooking fires prompts warning

February 2nd, 2017|

London firefighters responded to eight cooking fires in January

London firefighters are warning residents to be careful in the kitchen following a rash of cooking fires in the city.

Firefighters responded to eight cooking-related blazes this year, causing a combined $200,000 in damages.

The fire department issued a similar warning in December after eight cooking fires were […]

Spike in cooking-related fires 

February 2nd, 2017|

Local emergency officials are sounding the alarm about a rash of cooking fires in the city while calling on residents to use more caution when they’re whipping up something to eat.

The London Fire Department says since the start of 2017 there have been eight cooking-related blazes. In all, the fires have caused an estimated […]

December 2016

Move cooking fire awareness to front burner

December 7th, 2016|

Always look while you cook: That’s the message from London firefighters following a spate of blazes caused by careless cooking.

Since October, firefighters have responded to eight cooking-related fires, prompting the city’s fire department to issue the public warning Wednesday.

With the holidays approaching, the message is more important than ever, the department said.

“Going into the […]

Fire Safety teaching at public schools

December 1st, 2016|