July 2018

Congratulations FFAO Fitzgerald

July 13th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Fitzgerald who has completed our Comoany Officer Development Program and now qualifies as an Acting Captain! #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/bTUj2KwLIZ
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 11, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Taylor

July 12th, 2018|

Congratulations FFAO Taylor for completing our Company Officer Development Program, now qualified as an Acting Captain! #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/gKHUHaUiAY
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 12, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Gracey

July 12th, 2018|

Congratulations FFAO Gracey who completed the Company Officer Development Program – now qualified as Acting Captain! #congrats #proud @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/OI4srxx7rI
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 12, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Timlick

July 12th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Timlick for completing our Company Officer Development Program, now qualified as an Acting Captain! #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/GKnzKkyRZv— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 12, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Radburne

July 11th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Radbourne who has successfully completed the Company Officer Development Program – now qualified as Acting Captain! #congrats #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/OB16cQetuL
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 11, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Dickson

July 11th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Dickson for completing our Company Officer Development Program – now qualifies as Acting Captain! #congrats #proud @LPFFA thank you to Hannah at the day camp for being part of our picture! pic.twitter.com/K1Ii5jzvsS
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 11, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Feigehen

July 11th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Fiegehen who has completed our Company Officer Development Program – now a qualified Captain! #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/MpUgV1Nspa— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 11, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Vandermeyden

July 10th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Vandermeyden who successfully completed the Company Officer Development Program – now qualifies as Acting Captain! #proud #nextstep @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/8AcehrqLnA— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 10, 2018

Congratulations FFAO Cadieux

July 10th, 2018|

Congratulations to FFAO Cadieux who has completed the Company Officer Development Program and now qualifies as Acting Captain! #proud #welldeserved @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/Dzfcl872WG
— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 10, 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 […]

April 2018

Class of 2018

April 28th, 2018|

Congratulations to London’s newest fire fighters, graduating from recruit training today. On behalf of the London Professional Fire Fighters Association and our almost 400 members, we are honoured to welcome you and your families into our family. pic.twitter.com/NTB9k8kZEE— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) April 27, 2018

London’s acting fire chief wants the job on a permanent basis

April 3rd, 2018|

Lori Hamer says her leadership experience qualifies her for the role

The acting leader of the London Fire Department, Lori Hamer, has revealed that she is applying to be the permanent chief. Hamer made the disclosure on CBC’s London Morning program Tuesday.

The acting leader of the London fire department, Lori Hamer, has revealed she is […]

March 2018

Platoon chief speaks out on problems

March 19th, 2018|

Platoon chief speaks out on problems within London Fire Department, chief's early retirement

London fire chief retires ‘effective immediately’

March 19th, 2018|

UPDATED | John Kobarda retires as London fire chief ‘effective immediately’
27-year veteran leaves with department facing complaints about workplace harassment

A week after it hired a third-party investigator to examine workplace harassment at city hall, the City of London announced the retirement of Fire Chief John Kobarda with no warning, no fanfare and no glowing […]

London Fire Chief Retires

March 19th, 2018|

The City of London announced today that Fire Chief John Kobarda will be retiring from his position, effective immediately.

Chief Kobarda has been a member of the London Fire Department for 27 years. He joined the service as a firefighter, progressed through the ranks, served as President of the London Professional Fire Fighters Association, and […]

Program aims to change grim reality

March 6th, 2018|

Firefighter training program aims to change grim reality of house fires in First Nations communities
Fire departments on Oneida Nation of the Thames and Chippewas of the Thames First Nations are working to improve their services in a bid to raise the number of volunteers and make their communities safer.

Adrian Chrisjohn, captain and trainer officer for the Oneida […]

February 2018

Station Photo

February 5th, 2018|

January 2018

K Foster’s Last Day

January 18th, 2018|

Visiting Ken Foster on his 2nd last day after 23 yrs of dedicated service~Happy Retirement! #youwillbemissed #family @LPFFA @JackBurt13 pic.twitter.com/bTia0b2Skd— Lori (@Hamertime436) January 18, 2018

August 2015

Last Day – Deputy Chief Bridge

August 14th, 2015|

Source: Facebook

August 14, 2015.  Deputy Chief Gary Bridge’s last day with the London Fire Department before returning to City Hall.  He is pictured here with several members of the Fire Prevention Division in front of Station 1.

February 2006

Station 2 – Last Crew

February 6th, 2006|