Incidents

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

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|

Uh oh. This driver took an off-road excursion 

April 26th, 2018|

This car drov

e across several front yards before coming to a stop on the lawn of 132 High St. in London on Wednesday.

Source: Uh oh. This driver took an off-road excursion | The London Free Press

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 […]

River rescue

April 21st, 2018|

For a second time in a week…

April 13th, 2018|

Courtesy:For a second time in a week, a suspicious package | CTV London

A suspicious package was discovered

April 13th, 2018|

One person was taken to hospital after a suspicious package was discovered on Fullarton Street on Friday afternoon #ldnont

Video from the suspicious package scene yesterday in downtown. Impressive collaborative effort by @lpsmediaoffice, @LPFFA and @MLPS911 #ldnont pic.twitter.com/GYw1c9uGdw— Ross Howey (@RossHoweyPhoto) April 14, 2018

Source: Photos courtesy of Ross Howey Photography, @RossHoweyPhoto

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 […]