Post Incident Follow Up

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January 2018

Thanks from Hully Gully

January 4th, 2018|

Hully Gully fire cause ‘undetermined’

January 3rd, 2018|

Fire officials are unable to determine what started a massive blaze that caused up to $2.5 million in damage at a London recreational vehicle dealership.

An early morning fire Dec. 28 destroyed a building housing two service bays at Hully Gully at 1705 Wharncliffe Rd. South.

Ontario Fire Marshal officials have completed their probe and ruled the cause to […]

December 2017

Hully Gully fire toll could hit $2.5M

December 29th, 2017|

Damage from an early morning blaze at a southwest London recreational vehicle dealer could be as much as $2.5 million, a fire official says.

Flames ripped through a storage building at Hully Gully on Wharncliffe Road South near Wonderland Road, destroying the building and several vehicles inside it.

Damage to the building that housed two service […]

Great job!

December 28th, 2017|

“We are so thankful that the London Fire Department was able to be here and contain the fire to the one building, with no damage at all to our main store,” said the owner of Hully Gully.

Firefighter Hurt Battling Hully Gully Blaze

December 28th, 2017|

A London firefighter was hurt battling a massive fire that destroyed a storage warehouse at Hully Gully, a large marine and powersports equipment dealer.

The blaze broke out after 4am Thursday inside a rear storage warehouse behind the main building at Wharncliffe Rd. and Wonderland Rd. Flames were seen shooting 30 metres into the air […]

Thank you

December 28th, 2017|

Thank you to the first responders for all their help! And thank you to everyone for all the kind words during this difficult time https://t.co/lpuAcwAnlR
— Hully Gully (@hullygullystore) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @HullyGullyStore

FF released from hospital

December 28th, 2017|

We are happy to report our FF has been released from hospital. Thanks to all who sent well-wishes, thoughts & prayers. @LPFFA @JackBurt13 https://t.co/AjhUZmFOO9
— Lori (@Hamertime436) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @Hamertime436

Majority knocked down

December 28th, 2017|

Majority of the fire @hullygullystore has been knocked down by fire crews. Three aerial units along with additional hand lines being used on hot spots. Still heavy smoke coming off this fire. Please avoid the area! @LPFFA @Hamertime436 @CityofLdnOnt pic.twitter.com/jno5Bqpls5
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @JackBurt13

‘My brain is just fried’

December 14th, 2017|

Tenant faces drug charges after London home explosion

The man charged after an explosion at

a London home left three people without a place to live was his tenant, the now-displaced landlord says.

Homeowner Ed McCleave said the 35-year-old suspect facing drug and arson charges had been his renter for about a year and a half.

Emergency responders […]

3 fires, 24 hours: Investigation of blazes that sent 3 to hospital

December 10th, 2017|

London police and fire investigate blazes that sent 3 to hospital
Three fires in 24 hours kept London police officers and fire crews busy.

Both organizations are currently involved in three different fires that happened between Friday evening and Saturday morning.

First, on Friday evening there was a fire at 216 Egerton Street, just north of Trafalgar […]

Update: Egerton Street Fire

December 8th, 2017|

Earlier working fire in the basement of a fourplex on Egerton Street in London. 2 people rescued by firefighters, critical injuries. One firefighter also injured. OFM notified. @LPFFA @JackBurt13 @MLPS911 @_rossnichols
— DR (@Media371) December 9, 2017

Source: Twitter | @Media371

Pair critically hurt amid string of fires

December 8th, 2017|

A man and woman were in critical condition Saturday after one of three fires to strike London in fewer than 24 hours, the other two blazes drawing suspicion from investigators.

A 57-year-old man and 40-year-old woman pulled from apartments at 214 Egerton St. Friday evening were stabilized overnight at a London hospital but still in […]

November 2017

Illegal cigarettes led to fatal fire

November 18th, 2017|

London Fire brass sound alarm over contraband cigarette dangers after latest fatal blaze

After a second death this year from careless smoking in London, one of the city’s firefighting officials says he’s had enough.

More than 20 fires have been caused by careless smoking in 2017 in London alone — and three of the last four […]

Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a fire at a supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road.Firefighters were called to Maple Village Residence, which is a 45-unit, wheelchair accessible residence around the noon hour.They fought to keep the woman alive before she was rushed to hospital.

August 2017

Pot operation linked to fire: police

August 8th, 2017|

London man is charged with arson by negligence and drug production in weekend house fire

A man faces drug and arson charges following a fire at an east London house that injured one person.Emergency crews were called to a fire at a home at the intersection of Strand and Oxford streets on Sunday, just before […]

July 2017

London woman charged with arson

July 14th, 2017|

A London woman is charged with setting fire to her own house.

Fire crews were called to 503 Boler Road shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbour reported smoke coming from the home.

On Friday, the owner Allison Stacey, 57, has been charged with one count of arson to own property endangering the property of […]