September 2018

$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 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

Police, fire officials investigate suspicious north London barn fire

August 29th, 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 […]

Westmount apartment fire in London

August 28th, 2018|

Source: London Free Press

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

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

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|

Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

April 23rd, 2018|

London’s deputy fire chief is sounding the alarm on careless smoking and contraband tobacco after both were blamed for two blazes this week that injured two people, one of them critically.

In the latest blaze, one person was sent to hospital Thursday with non-life-threatening injures following a fire at 95 St. Julien St. that caused […]

March 2018

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 […]

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

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.