November 2017

Illegal cigarettes led to fatal fire

November 18th, 2017|

London Fire brass sound alarm over contraband cigarette dangers after latest fatal blaze

After a second death this year from careless smoking in London, one of the city’s firefighting officials says he’s had enough.

More than 20 fires have been caused by careless smoking in 2017 in London alone — and three of the last four […]

Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a fire at a supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road.Firefighters were called to Maple Village Residence, which is a 45-unit, wheelchair accessible residence around the noon hour.They fought to keep the woman alive before she was rushed to hospital.

Careless smoking kills woman in house fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died in hospital after a Wednesday afternoon fire at Maple Village Residence in east London – a blaze investigators are attributing to careless smoking.

Fire crews were called to the 45-unit supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road, west of Highbury Avenue, around noon. The fire was contained to the unit where […]

One person hospitalized after fire at supportive housing facility 

November 15th, 2017|

Fire officials aren’t offering much information, after a blaze Wednesday at an east London supportive housing facility sent one person to hospital.

“At this point, I can’t give you anything more than the cause of the fire is currently under investigation while we’re trying to determine the cause, origin, and circumstances of the fire,” said […]

Apartment Fire – one sent to hospital

November 15th, 2017|

October 2017

UWO Safety Day

October 24th, 2017|

Very thankful to work with a wonderful group of people at Western. Had a great time at Western’s “Campus Safety Day”. It was also nice to run into friends from the London Fire Dept.

Source: Facebook

Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs

October 19th, 2017|

London police have seized guns and drugs following a fire on Limberlost Road.

Emergency crews were called to a fire in the basement of a  residence about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The occupant of the home was outside of the residence when emergency services arrived. He sustained minor injuries which did not require medical attention, police […]

Crash on Culver Drive

October 16th, 2017|

SIU investigating, 1 person charged in crash on Culver Drive
The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a two-vehicle crash in the city’s east end on Friday left several people injured and one person facing charges.

The collision occurred near Culver Drive and Culver Place around 8:30 p.m., said a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) media release. […]

Pedestrian killed near busy intersection

October 11th, 2017|

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle north of the busy intersection of Commissioners and Wharncliffe roads.

The woman tried to cross Wharncliffe where there is no traffic signal or crosswalk while it was still dark and raining about 6:45 AM, London police Const. Sandasha Bough told The Free […]

Pedestrian killed in 2 vehicle MVC

October 11th, 2017|

Woman dies of her injuries after being hit by two vehicles

A woman is dead after she was struck by two vehicles early Wednesday morning.

The collision occurred on Wharncliffe Road just north of Commissioners Road around 6:45 a.m.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police have shut down a portion of […]

Biker hurt in crash

October 10th, 2017|

A pair of black sunglasses and a leather jacket lay a few feet from a motorcycle tipped on its side.

Half a block away, a small white passenger bus was parked by the curb, flanked by police tape.

It was the scene of the region’s latest motorcycle collision — capping off a deadly summer that claimed […]

Fire at  seniors building sends 1 to hospital

October 10th, 2017|

Fire at Base Line Road seniors apartment building sends 1 to hospital
One person was taken to hospital for burns to their hands and arms following a fire on Sunday at a public housing high-rise in the city’s southwest, fire officials said.

Crews responded to the scene at 30 Base Line Road West around 9 p.m. […]

Vehicles heavily damaged after crash in the city

October 9th, 2017|

Vehicles were heavily damaged and one person had minor injuries following a crash at Manning and Wonderland.

Source: CTV London: Two-vehicle crash | CTV London News

Firefighters battle apartment blaze

October 8th, 2017|

Firefighters battle blaze in apartment building on Baseline

A fire Sunday night on Baseline Road closed a section of the road as crews fought the blaze.

Firefighters were called to an apartment building at 30 Baseline Road around 9 p.m.

Residents gathered outside the building as firefighters attended to the fire.

A ladder was extended up to the […]

Cooking fire damage two homes

October 8th, 2017|

London firefighters were called to a fire on Renny Crescent Sunday.

Crews were battling a shed fire that broke out just before 1 p.m.

There was heat and smoke damage to the house on the property as a result of the shed fire. A neighbour’s home also had damage.

A fire official said a family was cooking […]

September 2017

Early Morning Fire

September 27th, 2017|

Early morning fire leaves northeast London home heavily damaged
Four people escaped safely after a fire broke out in the living room of a home in Northeast London early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews were called to 11 Wakefield Crescent in the Northridge neighbourhood shortly before 6 a.m. after multiple reports of a fire at the location […]

Pedestrians hurt in crash near Western | The London Free Press

September 10th, 2017|

Two pedestrians were sent to hospital in serious condition after a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening near Western University.

Two vehicles collided in the intersection of Western and Sarnia roads about 8:30 p.m., causing one to jump the curb and hit the pedestrians, London police said.

Both were taken to hospital in serious condition. Several Western University […]

Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends badly

September 1st, 2017|

A man faces charges after a brief but wild chase in a north London early Thursday, police say.

An officer spotted a stolen Jeep and gave chase near Taylor and Cheapside streets about 4 a.m. The vehicle collided with the police cruiser, sped off then hit a service station sign and traffic light at Adelaide […]

August 2017

Fire spreads fast, damage tops $1M

August 14th, 2017|

Londoners should heed $1.2-million fire at Lambeth mansion as a safety warning, officials say

In less time than it takes to cook a pizza, a large, two-storey London home was gutted by a fire that left more than $1 million in damage.

Investigators who were probing the Lambeth blaze during the weekend said it’s a reminder of […]

Lost everything after a fire destroyed their home

August 12th, 2017|

A family has lost everything after a fire destroyed their home just weeks after they moved in. @MarekCTV reports.https://t.co/qgFdo9Pp06
— CTV London (@CTVLondon) August 12, 2017