General Interest

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 […]

March 2016

Firefighter taking training around the world

March 12th, 2016|

Working with GlobalFire, a national charity that helps with training and disaster relief in Third World countries, Fire Fighter Geilen has travelled to both the Philippines and Dominca, bringing aid to those in need.

November 2014

Giving students usable skills

November 16th, 2014|

Students at London’s newest high school exposed to wide variety of professionals

Stethoscopes, 150-lb. mannequins, spine boards, stretchers — even four working hospital beds.

You’ll find them all at London’s newest high school, Saint Andre Bessette, where students learn first-aid and hear from veterinarians, optometrists, firefighters, police officers and surgeons, among others.

The Catholic school’s specialized high […]

September 2014

London’s new fire station

September 12th, 2014|

London's new northeast fire station is all kinds of better

April 2014

Station Two’s Classics

April 29th, 2014|

Station 2 on Florence Street ran these two classic rigs during the fifties and sixties. Unit 12 a 1953 LaFrance 700 series pump & Unit 22, a 1951 Bickle-Seagrave aerial.

March 2014

Ontario PCs Want 2-Year Wage Freeze for Public Sector Employees, Including Police & Fire

March 25th, 2014|

The Progressive Conservatives are calling for a two year, across the board wage freeze for all public sector employees including police officers and firefighters.

The issue was raised at Queen’s Park by Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton who cited figures released in London last week.

“There are hundreds of public sector employees in the city of London […]

Sunshine List Shines Bright on London Firefighters

March 20th, 2014|

The number of London Firefighters earning a salary of at least $100,000 a year has more than doubled over the past 12 months.

In fact, as of last year, nearly 2 out of 3 members of the department were earning a six figure salary.

The newly released figures, contained in documents obtained from London City Hall, […]

London Firefighters Eclipse London Police on Sunshine List

March 20th, 2014|

The number of London Firefighters earning a salary of at least $100,000 a year now exceeds the number of London Police officers earning six figures.

The newly released figures, contained in documents obtained from London City Hall, are part of the so-called Sunshine List — an annual release of public sector workers in Ontario that […]

January 2014

First responders can’t duck deep freeze

January 8th, 2014|

Winter can be the most challenging conditions emergency responders may have to deal with.