Incidents

February 2020

Carol St – House Fire

February 26th, 2020|

Crews responded to a structure fire this evening on Carol St. Occupants self-evacuated. The fire is now out. Fire Prevention Investigators are on scene to determine the origin, cause & circumstance. There is no damage estimate at this time #ldnont @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/uDf5Jr5gOE
— London Fire Department (@LdnOntFire) February 26, 2020

Carol Street fire update: The OFM […]

House Fire on Wychwood Park

February 24th, 2020|

Active incident: crews on scene of structure fire on Wychwood Park. Fire is now out. Overhaul and ventilation underway. More to follow #ldnont pic.twitter.com/MLaNbLdZV5
— London Fire Department (@LdnOntFire) February 24, 2020

Suspicious explosion at barbershop

February 18th, 2020|

Police investigate a suspicious explosion at a strip-mall barbershop in southeast London

London police forensic investigators spent Monday combing through burned debris inside an Adelaide Street barbershop that was hit by a suspicious explosion during the long weekend.

Investigators photographed and removed documents and other items from Universal Kuts, placing them inside plastic evidence bags.

No arrests […]

$200,000 Fire on Toulon Crescent

February 14th, 2020|

Structure fire on Toulon Crescent causes up to $200,000 in damage

At approximately 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, emergency crews were called to a structure fire at 114 Toulon Cres. in London.

A mother and her young daughter safely exited the semi-detached home without injury.

Damage is currently estimated at between $150,000 and $200,000.
Active incident: crews on scene […]

September 2019

Extra challenge in south end fire

September 10th, 2019|

London fire department says ‘hoarding’ added extra challenge in south end fire
The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating following a blaze in a south end neighbourhood Tuesday morning.

London fire department district chief Scott Turnbull told 980 CFPL the job of suppressing the flames was made more difficult because of a hoarding situation.

Firefighters were called […]

August 2019

London Fire Instagram Posts

August 16th, 2019|

View this post on Instagram Shocking aftermath after last night’s explosion on Woodman Ave & seen from a backyard on Charlotte also with extensive damage. We are so grateful to have such amazing partners in […]

CTV News Coverage

August 16th, 2019|

Home destroyed, at least 7 damaged in explosion that shakes London, Ont., neighbourhood

August 15th, 2019|

Police believe explosion caused by ruptured gas line, 1 woman charged with impaired driving
At least seven houses were damaged and seven people were sent to hospital in London, Ont., after a vehicle drove into a house in the city’s east end Wednesday night, damaging a gas meter and setting off an explosion that set fire to nearby […]

Explosion: Neighbourhood shattered – yet all amazingly alive

August 15th, 2019|

Source: Explosion: Neighbourhood shattered – yet all amazingly alive | London Free Press

Impaired driver crashes causing large explosion

August 15th, 2019|

Woman charged with impaired driving after car crashes into house causing large explosion in London, Ont.
Officials in London, Ont., say about eight to 10 homes are severely damaged after a woman reportedly drove a vehicle into a house, subsequently striking a gas line and causing a large explosion.

Emergency crews were called to Woodman Avenue near Dundas […]

Aerial Video

August 15th, 2019|

Explosion – CTV Summary

August 15th, 2019|

Aerial Photos

August 15th, 2019|

 

It Could Have Been Worse

August 15th, 2019|

Woodman Ave Photos

August 15th, 2019|

Update: Woodman Ave Explosion

August 15th, 2019|

Explosion

August 15th, 2019|

It’s quite an incredible scene here in Old East Village. Police say a car drove into a home and caused an explosion. Neighbours say other homes have since exploded, possibly as many as five. #ldnont pic.twitter.com/CMA6rX3s5f— Kate Dubinski (@KateDubinski) August 15, 2019

House explodes after vehicle hits gas line in London, Ont.

August 15th, 2019|

Source: House explodes after vehicle hits gas line in London, Ont. | CityTV

Normally Unseen Moments at an Emergency Scene

August 15th, 2019|

This is a great glimpse at a moment that normally goes unseen at an emergency scene – a moment that I feel really embodies the heart of why most if not all join emergency services – they care about their community. Can’t say enough good about @LdnOntFire @lpsmediaoffice @MLPS911 https://t.co/fL1zQeLkL9
— Chris Scapinello (@chrisScapinello) August […]

Old East Village explosion

August 15th, 2019|

“Could it have been worse? Absolutely”: Seven injured in Old East Village explosion

An explosion in Old East Village had residents rushing from their homes late Wednesday night in a chaotic scene that ultimately saw several homes destroyed or damaged.

Ultimately 12 people including first responders were assessed on scene for injuries with seven people being […]