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February 2018

February 3rd in London Fire Fighters history…

February 3rd, 2018|

Despite the cold and snow London Fire Fighters always respond when called. Check out some of the documented events that occurred today in history.

January 2018

Hometown Heroes night

January 31st, 2018|

Chief @John_Pare and @SandashaLPS were honoured to stand alongside representatives from @OPP @LPFFA and @MLPS911 at the @LondonNationals opening ceremony for the Hometown Heroes night. #Nats911Night #ldnont #BellLetsTalk pic.twitter.com/CNmUiDZOc9
— London Police ON (@lpsmediaoffice) February 1, 2018

One charged in downtown car explosion

January 18th, 2018|

Thamesford man, 28, charged with arson after car bursts into flames in London core

One man is facing an arson charge after a car was engulfed in flames in downtown London Wednesday afternoon – a blaze that sent two people to hospital where they remain in critical condition.

Police say two men who knew each other […]

December 2017

2017 in Review

December 31st, 2017|

A look back at the London Fire Fighters in action during 2017 and other charitable events supporting our community.

Phenomenal Job

December 9th, 2017|

A phenomenal job this weekend by the women and men of the London Fire Department and all of our first response community partners at London Police Service, MLEMS, and the OFM. It makes me proud to be a part of this team! @LPFFA @lpsmediaoffice @SuptHillMLEMS @_rossnichols
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 10, 2017

Source: Twitter | […]

Fire Department Warns of Fire Hazard in Dishwashers

December 4th, 2017|

Fire crews recently responded to a kitchen fire at a Southwest London condominium. The
occupants were safely outside when firefighters entered the dwelling and saw smoke
coming from around a dishwasher that had been in use. One of the occupants had the
presence of mind to shut off power to the house as they were evacuating.

The fire […]

November 2017

FSWO President’s Trailblazer Award

November 20th, 2017|

We would like to Congratulate Allison Vickerd, Firefighter, City of London and former FSWO Vice President, – recipient of our 2017 President’s Trailblazer Award

Allison has been a firefighter since 2003 and has played a leading role in the successful launch of FSWO to where it has grown today. Allison helped create the vision for […]

Media Release: Dangers of Careless Smoking

November 16th, 2017|

London Fire Department Reminds Residents about the Dangers of Careless Smoking
The London Fire Department would like to remind all residents of the dangers of careless smoking. So far, in 2017, there have been over 20 fires caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, resulting in two fire deaths, multiple injuries and over $500,000 […]

Careless smoking kills woman in house fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died in hospital after a Wednesday afternoon fire at Maple Village Residence in east London – a blaze investigators are attributing to careless smoking.

Fire crews were called to the 45-unit supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road, west of Highbury Avenue, around noon. The fire was contained to the unit where […]

2017 Remembrance Day

November 12th, 2017|

Source: Facebook |London Professional Fire Fighters

Remembrance Day – Engine 1

November 11th, 2017|

London Insurance Brokers Support

November 4th, 2017|

Thank you, London Insurance Brokers who donated $3000 to the LFD “Our Home To Yours” advertising campaign @CityofLdnOnt #LdnOnt @JackBurt13 pic.twitter.com/thYp0MOYw3
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) November 4, 2017

Jeep Fire in Cemetery

November 3rd, 2017|

Jeep Fire caught by a CTV viewer at the cemetery on Huron and Barker street. #ldnont @CTVLondon @CJBK . Police say it was not intentional. pic.twitter.com/xGFydDo8kH
— Steve Young (@SteveYoungCTV) November 3, 2017

Source: Twitter | @SteveYoungCTV

Career Day

November 1st, 2017|

A big THANKS to @LPFFA Graham and @MLEMS911 Francois for a great pannel discussion about careers! #teamwork #careers #join @lpsmediaoffice pic.twitter.com/5Lr5Q8iOR0
— PC Tanya Leclerc (@CstTLeclerc) November 1, 2017

Source: Twitter | PC Tanya Leclerc @CstTLeclerc 

London hosts 2017 Ontario Conference

November 1st, 2017|

London Fire Department hosts 2017 Fire Service Women Ontario Conference
Women in the fire service will receive hands‐on‐training on Friday and Saturday to advance their skills in fire attack, fire assessment, hose line management, automobile extrication, fire suppression, and strength and conditioning – all at the London Fire Training Complex as part of the London […]

October 2017

Huge thanks to London Fire Fighters

October 29th, 2017|

Huge thanks to the firefighters who showed me just a sample of what they do every day & how they train for large emergencies. cc: @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/YwQ4ZEDZqt
— Matt Brown (@MayorMattBrown) October 29, 2017

Source: Twitter | @MayorMattBrown

Sound the Alarm

October 27th, 2017|

News Release
October 27, 2017
 
Sound the Alarm on “The Silent Killer”
More than 50 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning in Canada, including 11 on average in Ontario. The fourth annual “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week” will be held November first through the seventh this year. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless, toxic gas that […]

UWO Safety Day

October 24th, 2017|

Very thankful to work with a wonderful group of people at Western. Had a great time at Western’s “Campus Safety Day”. It was also nice to run into friends from the London Fire Dept.

Source: Facebook

Catching up with Chief Fitzgerald

October 20th, 2017|

Nice to catch up with retired Chief Fitzgerald #history #family pic.twitter.com/49MaNjPMy8
— Lori (@Hamertime436) October 20, 2017

Station 11 Grand Opening

October 20th, 2017|

The LFD celebrated the official opening of Station 11 in the Lambeth community today #LdnOnt @LPFFA @MrBrindleton https://t.co/tzfUVr1ksB pic.twitter.com/3EdcSn5H6J
— City of London (@CityofLdnOnt) October 20, 2017