Incidents

August 2018

Westmount apartment fire in London

August 28th, 2018|

Source: London Free Press

Marijuana prompts drug-related explosion

August 24th, 2018|

Legalized marijuana prompts drug-related explosion, fire warning

Fire officials are worried about a spike in potentially deadly explosions and fires after marijuana becomes legal in October.

An explosion so strong it knocked a home off its foundation.

Blasts that have demolished houses, killed and seriously injured people.

And now, with marijuana legalization around the corner, a worry from […]

Truck Fire

August 19th, 2018|

PHOTOS: Truck fire on Highbury Ave b/w Dingman and Westminster in #ldnont

Photos via @Matt_Johnson17 pic.twitter.com/IbZuG7pueq
— Ross Howey 📷 (@RossHoweyPhoto) August 19, 2018

July 2018

Truck Rollover

July 11th, 2018|

Transport truck rollover at Veterans Memorial Parkway, just south of Bradley Ave. Police and emergency crews on scene. Traffic being redirected. @CTVLondon #ldntont pic.twitter.com/MunnG0XxOp
— Temo Primrose (@TemoPrimrose) July 11, 2018

June 2018

Survivors gather to celebrate paramedic rescues

June 1st, 2018|

For some, it was the first time they met her alive.

For others, it was reassurance of their good work.

And, for Ashlyn Krell, the 29-year-old London woman whose amazing story of survival has captivated people across the country, it was another chance to say thank you.

Krell, along with her husband Brayden and her mother Sharon Skopnik, […]

May 2018

Hooks Restaurant Fire

May 29th, 2018|

Apartment Fire

May 1st, 2018|

Firefighters, paramedics, and police responded to a fire at 85 Walnut St. shortly after 7:00 p.m. in London on Tuesday. Firefighters used an extension ladder to dowse the fire, which was contained to a balcony. No one was injured in the incident.

Source: London Free Press

April 2018

Truck Rollover

April 30th, 2018|

Transport rollover on the off ramp to Highbury Avenue from the 401 WB. Clean up will take awhile. @CJBK #LdnOnt

Fire on Bathurst Street

April 26th, 2018|

Uh oh. This driver took an off-road excursion 

April 26th, 2018|

This car drov

e across several front yards before coming to a stop on the lawn of 132 High St. in London on Wednesday.

Source: Uh oh. This driver took an off-road excursion | The London Free Press

For a second time in a week…

April 13th, 2018|

Courtesy:For a second time in a week, a suspicious package | CTV London

A suspicious package was discovered

April 13th, 2018|

One person was taken to hospital after a suspicious package was discovered on Fullarton Street on Friday afternoon #ldnont

Video from the suspicious package scene yesterday in downtown. Impressive collaborative effort by @lpsmediaoffice, @LPFFA and @MLPS911 #ldnont pic.twitter.com/GYw1c9uGdw— Ross Howey (@RossHoweyPhoto) April 14, 2018

Source: Photos courtesy of Ross Howey Photography, @RossHoweyPhoto

March 2018

Garage fire uncovers drug lab on Ontario Street

March 20th, 2018|

London fire crews discovered a drug lab following a garage fire earlier this month.

On March 11, emergency crews were called to the blaze on Ontario Street and found signs of a clandestine drug lab inside.

The next day, police executed a search warrant and discovered roughly $2000 worth of marijuana products.

Three London residents all in […]

Firefighters help at the scene of a collision on Wellington

March 13th, 2018|

Firefighters help make a minor repair at the scene of a collision on Wellington north of Dufferin yesterday in #ldnont pic.twitter.com/eojxb2KoX4
— Ross Howey (@RossHoweyPhoto) March 13, 2018

Accused man was at London townhouse prior to explosion, say witnesses

March 13th, 2018|

People who witnessed the spectacular explosion of a south London townhouse in 2014 testified Tuesday that a man resembling Reuben Garcia was at the scene shortly before the incident.

Garcia, 29, has pleaded not guilty to arson and drug trafficking charges in relation to the blast and fire that was blamed on butane used for marijuana […]

Garage Fire

March 13th, 2018|

Source: CTV London | Garage Fire

Crews battle garage fire in west London

March 12th, 2018|

London fire crews were kept busy Sunday as an early morning blaze engulfed a garage in the west end.

Officials say they were called to a home on Britannia Avenue around 9:30 a.m.

Flames and smoke could be seen from a distance around the property, and crews say the garage was fully involved when they arrived.

There […]

February 2018

Union Gas rule out natural gas leak

February 9th, 2018|

London fire officials, Union Gas rule out natural gas leak in investigation of weird odour

The London Fire Department has located the source of a foul odour in the city’s south end but city officials have not reported the cause.

In a release Friday afternoon, officials stated that the Ministry of the Environment has been called […]

‘Strange smell’ evacuates two Western University residences

February 7th, 2018|

A “strange smell” forced the evacuation of two Western University residences on Wednesday afternoon. While Medway Hall was cleared for re-entry as of 5 p.m., those looking to get into Sydenham Hall are still waiting for the all-clear. Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, a “strange smell” was reported in the basement of Sydenham Hall. […]

Heavy snow bursts during commute

February 7th, 2018|

Environment Canada warns of heavy snow bursts during morning commute

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London, Parkhill, Strathroy, Komoka and Eastern and Western Middlesex County.

There were several issues during the morning commute as a result of the snowfall.

The OPP responded to over 30 collisions in the region Wednesday morning, including a crash south […]