General Interest

February 2020

Woman Fire Chief – Leadership panel with Power Up London

February 25th, 2020|

Sold out crowd here of 250 people @FactoryLDNont for #PowerUpLondon Forest City Talks. We’re proud our Fire Chief is on the speakers panel along with these amazing women in leadership roles in our city. #ldnont
— London Fire Department (@LdnOntFire) February 25, 2020

April 2019

Kindergarten Career Fair

April 12th, 2019|

Community Helpers in to support Kindergarten Career Fair.

Coffee with a Firefighter

April 4th, 2019|

Drop by the McDonalds located at 4350 Wellington Rd S, for a free coffee, fire truck tours & conversation with your neighbourhood firefighters.

July 2018

First woman fire chief in southwestern Ontario hired in London

July 9th, 2018|

Lori Hamer will lead a force that’s recently complained of workplace harassment and a ‘culture of fear’.

London has a new fire chief and she is one of only a handful of women in Canada to hold the job.

Lori Hamer has acted as leader since the spring, when the chief at the time retired amid […]

March 2018

Friday Gems

March 11th, 2018|

Some more additions to the Loiselle Collection this Friday. Enjoy

2000 Posts!

March 10th, 2018|

We just posted our 2000th article on! 
This would not be possible without the dedication of our volunteers and the many unnamed contributors who have shared their collections and heirlooms.

Do you have something to share about the London Fire Fighters?
Send it along to be included in our archives or volunteer to improve the […]

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
— London Police ON (@lpsmediaoffice) February 1, 2018

December 2017

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 | […]

November 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
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) November 4, 2017

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
— 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
— Matt Brown (@MayorMattBrown) October 29, 2017

Source: Twitter | @MayorMattBrown

Catching up with Chief Fitzgerald

October 20th, 2017|

Nice to catch up with retired Chief Fitzgerald #history #family
— 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
— City of London (@CityofLdnOnt) October 20, 2017

Fire department opens new Lambeth station

October 20th, 2017|

Fire department opens $2.3 million Lambeth fire station
Though it’s been serving the community since July, London’s fire department officially opened its newest fire station, aimed at improving response time in the city’s southwest end.

The facility, formally named London Fire Department Station 11 and situated on Savoy St., just southwest of Wharncliffe and Bostwick roads, […]

Grand Opening

October 20th, 2017|

Excited to attend London Fire Hall #11 Grand Opening! Another successful project! @CityofLdnOnt @CTVLondon @LPFFA
— Aveiro Constructors (@AveiroConstruct) October 20, 2017


Extrication Demo at UWO

October 5th, 2017|

July 2017

London city council votes down motion to publish fire code convictions

July 27th, 2017|

A last ditch effort to have convictions under London’s fire code posted publicly failed at city council Tuesday night.

The cause, championed by Coun. Mo Salih, failed at the committee level last week. The Ward 3 representative said he would raise it again during Tuesday’s full council meeting.

Salih says the information is already publicly available, […]

April 2017

Fire Fighters at Trauma Conference

April 5th, 2017|

London Health Science Centre kicks off trauma conference with ‘jaws of life’ demo

Onlookers gathered at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn Wednesday morning as heavy-duty shears cut into the side of a Buick to remove people stuck inside the car.

No one was hurt, though; the “jaws of life” simulation kicked off London Health Sciences Centre’s 2017 […]

November 2016

Off Duty & Retired LFD save life

November 2nd, 2016|

First aid: Defibrillators have saved five lives in the London area this year, paramedics say
The last thing Jarmo Stromberg remembers is skating down the ice.

The 61-year-old realtor was playing an early morning game of hockey at London’s Western Fair Sports Complex when he collapsed.

His quick-thinking teammates and opponents — including firefighters and a retired […]