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
— 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 […]

Water Team logo

February 6th, 2018|

January 2018

Cooking Fire extinguished

January 29th, 2018|

Cooking fire extinguished: City firefighters respond to a small kitchen fire in an attic apartment on Craig Street in old South London Sunday. No one was hurt and firefighters quickly cleared smoke from the unit with their ventilation fans. (MIKE HENSEN, The London Free Press)

 Source: Facebook | London Free Press

Woman dies behind the wheel on Oxford Street

January 24th, 2018|

A woman is dead following a serious crash on Oxford Street Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred just after 8 a.m. on Oxford Street just west of Wharncliffe Road.

A woman involved in the crash died at the scene.

Police say her death was caused by a medical event not related to the crash.

No one else was injured.

Source: […]

Ice Rescue Training

January 23rd, 2018|

London Fire Fighters training for ice rescue emergencies.

Townhouse Fire

January 20th, 2018|

Source: Facebook | London CTV

Police probe months-long arson string

January 18th, 2018|

London police are looking for one or more suspects after a string of unsolved arsons at homes under construction in the city’s north end — blazes that have caused more than $500,000 damage.

Police are appealing to the public for help as they probe seven arson and mischief incidents in a northwest London neighbourhood. The […]

Vehicle fire at Dundas and Wellington sends two to hospital with serious burns

January 17th, 2018|

Emergency crews were called to Dundas Street, just east of Wellington Street, around 4:20 p.m., as fire tore through a white Honda Civic and sent thick plumes of smoke into the air.

Train tragedy kills sidewalk plower

January 10th, 2018|

The death of a London sidewalk snowplow operator, killed at a notorious railway crossing when a freight train struck his plow Tuesday, stunned witnesses and drew an outpouring of grief from city officials.

Reacting to what’s believed to be the first death of its kind in London, Mayor Matt Brown and city manager Martin Hayward […]

Thanks from Hully Gully

January 4th, 2018|

Old North house fire

January 4th, 2018|

CTV-London & Citizen footage of a house fire in Old North on Colborne St.

None hurt in triplex blaze

January 4th, 2018|

Nobody was injured in fire at a London triplex early Wednesday.

Firefighters were called to at 762 Colborne St., near Oxford Street, at 4:30 a.m.

The fire, which isn’t believed to be suspicious, started in the attic, said deputy fire chief Jack Burt.

All residents were able to safely escape the home. Firefighters remained at the scene […]

Fire Photos

January 3rd, 2018|

PHOTOS: House fire on Colborne Street in #ldnont today tackled quickly by @lpffa. @AM980News reporting no injuries and cause likely electrical in nature
— Ross Howey (@RossHoweyPhoto) January 4, 2018

Source: Twitter | @RossHoweyPhoto