December 2017

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

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 […]

October 2017

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

March 2017

Media Release: Dangers of Careless Smoking

March 20th, 2017|

London Fire Department Reminds Residents
About the Dangers of Careless Smoking
The London Fire Department would like to remind residents of the dangers of careless smoking. So far in 2017, there have been 12 fires caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, resulting insix injuries and over $400,000 in damage.

Careless smoking is the leading cause […]

December 2014

London Fire Department Releases Top 10 List of ‘Holiday Safety Tips’

December 10th, 2014|

‘Tis the season for fire safety.

With just over two weeks to go until Christmas day, the London Fire Department is out with a Top 10 list of “holiday safety tips” to ensure no one has to deal with a needless tragedy this time of year.

Water fresh trees daily and keep them away from flame […]

January 2014

Fire Officials Remind Residents to Clear Snow from Fire Hydrants

January 28th, 2014|

The London Fire Department has a simple request for residents who have a fire hydrant on or near their properties – to make sure they are not buried under snow.

With the large snowfall and heavy drifting that has taken place through our region, officials say many hydrants have been covered over, making them difficult […]

November 2013

Dig Out your Hydrant

November 29th, 2013|

Residents are asked to help keep the city safe by clearing out snow around hydrants on or near their property.

September 2013

Recall of Air Exchangers

September 20th, 2013|

The London Fire Department Warns Consumers of Faulty Air to Heat Exchangers Which May Pose a Fire Risk

Group Meets to Discuss Rail Safety in London Following Lac-Mégantic Disaster

September 5th, 2013|

Police, EMS, fire, the hospitals, environmental services, and any other group that would respond in case of an emergency were represented at the meeting Thursday afternoon in Byron at Fire Station 12.

May 2013

Partners in Respose

May 18th, 2013|

Partners in Response at Westmount Shopping Centre in 2001. Our special guest was former Londoner Sherri and her Search and Rescue dog Katie the Springer Spaniel from the Ohio HUSAR Task Force. Assisting her was the LFD High Angle Rescue Team.

April 2013

Hoarding a serious safety issue

April 30th, 2013|

The London Fire Department is making their concerns about hoarding, and how it affects the safety of fire crews and other emergency workers, public.

Vertigo Deluxe Lighter – Recalls & alerts – Healthy Canadians Website

April 24th, 2013|

Vertigo brand lighters imported and distributed by Lumigem Canada Inc. have been recalled.

London Fire Safety Highlighted by Ontario Fire Marshall

April 8th, 2013|

The London Ontario Fire Department is getting its messages out with new and effective graphic messages...

November 2012

Kidde Smoke Alarm Recall

November 15th, 2012|

10,000 Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms with "HUSH" and "PUSH AND HOLD TO TEST WEEKLY" buttons (Model PI2000CA) have been recalled.

Fireplaces and Inserts Recalled by Monessen Hearth Systems Due to Risk of Fire

November 9th, 2012|

Fireplaces and Inserts Recalled by Monessen Hearth Systems Due to Risk of Fire
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or […]

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

November 1st, 2012|

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, November 4th and the London Fire Department reminds you to replace the old batteries in your smoke alarms when you change your clocks on the weekend.

In order to survive a fire, occupants need to be provided with early warning and know what to do when the smoke alarms […]

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

November 1st, 2012|

Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs remind you to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clock this weekend..

October 2012

False alarms

October 29th, 2012|

Three big scares last week — a suspicious package, a mysterious white powder and a bomb scare — forced London police and firefighters to call out specially trained teams. Free Press reporter Kelly Pedro looks at the scares that tied up hazardous material teams, bomb technicians and uniformed officers and firefighters who had to […]

TVOKids Push the Button

October 19th, 2012|

The London Fire Department and the City of London is encouraging participation in a TVOKids campaign to test smoke alarms. The campaign – which runs October 22 until November 4 when the clocks fall back – urges children and their friends and families to test home smoke alarms.

October 19, 2012

The London Fire Department and […]