January 2018

Ice Rescue Training

January 23rd, 2018|

London Fire Fighters training for ice rescue emergencies.

December 2017

Elevator Training

December 10th, 2017|

Elevator rescue training taking place at #LFD HQ today. Making our community safer through practice and training. @LPFFA #LdnOnt
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 10, 2017

Source: Twitter | @JackBurt13

October 2017

Emergency response training takes over Westminster Ponds

October 12th, 2017|

Emergencies can happen at any time. Whether it’s a plane crash, a hurricane, or some other disaster, it’s crucial that those involved in keeping the public safe know what to do.

On Thursday, Westminster Ponds was filled with emergency personnel and other local agencies in what was the area’s largest emergency field practice scenario to […]

Emergency response training closes Westminster Ponds to the public

October 12th, 2017|

If you notice a lot of activity in and around Westminster Ponds today, don’t be alarmed.

The city is running annual emergency response training from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday.

“We will have some sites around our community that will be engaged in an emergency type event. You’ll see first responders and other community partners […]

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 […]

January 2017

Great team!

January 14th, 2017|

CTV London – LPFFA training

January 13th, 2017|

TONIGHT: Catch @LPFFA in action, training on the Thames. Banks are flooded & a boating ban is in place. #ldnont (Credit: Steve Sauder)
— Natalie Quinlan (@CTVNatalie) January 13, 2017


Source: @CTVNatalie | Twitter

Ice/Water Training

January 13th, 2017|

@LPFFA in water rescue training at Gibbons Park in #ldnont. Waters in area dangerously high and fast.
— Natalie Quinlan (@CTVNatalie) January 13, 2017

September 2016

Great working alongside…

September 29th, 2016|

Great working alongside @LPFFA at #WesternU Campus Safety Day! Thank you to @westernuFire @westernupolice @uwofootpatrol @MADDldn as well!

Incident Command Exercise

September 7th, 2016|

Thanks to our IC exercise participants, the City is safer when we work together!

May 2013

Haz-Mat Training

May 3rd, 2013|

London Fire Fighters participated in a large scale Hazardous Materials Training scenario at Fanshawe College on May 3, 2013

August 2012

Dam rescue exercise brings water, technical rescue teams together for first time

August 15th, 2012|

At least two reporters thought there was real drama unfolding at the Carfrae Dam Wednesday morning (Aug. 15) after a dispatcher was heard over the emergency services scanner calling for rescue teams to pull a person from the Thames River.

Upon arrival at the scene near the intersection of Richmond and Carfrae streets, a message […]

May 2012

Exercise Merlin puts Fanshawe students to the test

May 24th, 2012|

There were all the trappings of a major disaster at Fanshawe College on Wednesday (May 24).

A fire and secondary explosion in a student dorm with multiple casualties would normally have brought emergency services speeding to the scene from across the city. But this time instead, it was students from the school’s various programs including […]

Partners in Respose

May 18th, 2001|

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.

September 1993

Going down?

September 29th, 1993|

Don’t look down

September 16th, 1992|

July 1991

All in a Days Work

July 12th, 1991|

May 1987

Scuba divers practise skills

May 19th, 1987|

July 1955

Fair Grounds Training

July 19th, 1955|

June 1955

Truck Try Outs

June 5th, 1955|


The London Fire Department is shown here trying out an aerial ladder on a new fire truck, being demonstrated by a Quebec company in various Ontario cities. The demonstration occured on King St, between Clarence & Richmond, across the road from the central Fire Hall. Deputy Fire Chief Tom Hepburn was one of those […]