October 2018

After School Collision

October 9th, 2018|

A car mounted the curb and struck a crossing guard. Gerry Dewan reports.

September 2018

Police, fire officials investigate suspicious north London barn fire

September 27th, 2018|

Police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire in the city’s northeast end that destroyed a barn and sent plumes of smoke into the air.

London firefighters were called out to the scene near Sunningdale Road and North Wenige Drive at about 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, acting deputy fire chief Jack Burt said.

Fire crews extinguished […]

$500K damage at historic building

September 25th, 2018|

Damage pegged at $500K in suspicious fire at historic London building
 

A suspicious Monday fire at a historic building near the London courthouse caused an estimated $500,000 in damages, fire officials say.

The figure stems from the content that was lost in the fire – the building was used by a number of law offices – […]

London police investigating after toddler struck by vehicle

September 19th, 2018|

A 16-month-old was injured after being struck by a vehicle Friday night in south London, police say.

The young girl was hit by the vehicle travelling west on Southdale Road near Millbank Drive at about 8:45 p.m.

She was walking on Southdale Road when she was struck by the vehicle, said Const. Amy Phillipo, a police […]

Two vehicles crash at Waterloo and Grey streets

September 17th, 2018|

A two-vehicle crash at Grey and Waterloo streets on Saturday morning left a fruit delivery truck and a car strewn across the sidewalk and a front yard on Grey Street.

Though one driver was taken to hospital, London police Const. Michelle Romano said no one was seriously injured in the collision just east of Wellington […]

London vehicle fire under investigation

September 12th, 2018|

London police are probing a suspicious vehicle fire.

Police and firefighters responded Wednesday around 4 a.m. to a Hamilton Road address for a vehicle on fire, police said.

The blaze was doused and nobody was injured, said police, who ruled the fire suspicious.

Damage was estimated at $31,000

Source: London Free Press | London vehicle fire under investigation

Fire sparked by heating pad causes $30k damage to retirement home

September 11th, 2018|

An unattended heating pad is to blame for a fire at an Old North retirement home that caused $30,000 damage, London firefighters say.

Fire crews were called to a fire at the Manor Village retirement community at 230 Victoria Street shortly after 7 p.m. Monday.

The alarm company called 911 and when firefighters arrived, they found […]

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|

Car fire in London’s Old East Village

May 9th, 2018|

Firefighters were called to dowse a burning Ford Freestyle parked in front of 630 Dundas St.

Source: Car fire in London’s Old East Village | The London Free Press

Debrief with crews before overhaul

May 8th, 2018|

Debrief with crews before overhaul – PC Al Braatz leading, everyone giving input and credit to all team members #debrief #team @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/5dcv0KnFXj
— Lori (@Hamertime436) May 8, 2018

Two House Fire

May 8th, 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

Car, shed destroyed in Bathurst Street blaze

April 27th, 2018|

City fire crews swiftly tamped down a roiling fire that broke out in a shed behind Green City Produce at the corner of William and Bathurst streets at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

A thick column of billowing black smoke rose into the air for about 20 minutes, marking the spot where the fire began – […]

Fire on Bathurst Street

April 26th, 2018|