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Here's what has been happening in London.

January 2018

One charged in downtown car explosion

January 18th, 2018|

Thamesford man, 28, charged with arson after car bursts into flames in London core

One man is facing an arson charge after a car was engulfed in flames in downtown London Wednesday afternoon – a blaze that sent two people to hospital where they remain in critical condition.

Police say two men who knew each other […]

Defib donation in memory of LFD Les Eaid

January 10th, 2018|

Defib donation 83 this Jan 21st in memory of LFD Les Eaid. Donated to Holy Trinity Church in London ON

Train tragedy kills sidewalk plower

January 10th, 2018|

The death of a London sidewalk snowplow operator, killed at a notorious railway crossing when a freight train struck his plow Tuesday, stunned witnesses and drew an outpouring of grief from city officials.

Reacting to what’s believed to be the first death of its kind in London, Mayor Matt Brown and city manager Martin Hayward […]

London FD urging residents to dig out hydrants

January 9th, 2018|

London fire officials are asking residents to help dig out hydrants following the recent dumping of snowfall.

Seconds count in an emergency and fire hydrants need to be clearly visible and accessible.

The fire department is also asking homeowners to unblock any outside vents of snow.

“This can cause a build-up of carbon monoxide gas inside the […]

Londoners asked to dig out fire hydrants

January 9th, 2018|

Londoners digging out from the wallop of snow we’ve gotten over the last week are being asked by fire officials to also dig out any fire hydrants near their homes to make them easier to see in the event of a fire.

Old North house fire

January 4th, 2018|

CTV-London & Citizen footage of a house fire in Old North on Colborne St.

None hurt in triplex blaze

January 4th, 2018|

Nobody was injured in fire at a London triplex early Wednesday.

Firefighters were called to at 762 Colborne St., near Oxford Street, at 4:30 a.m.

The fire, which isn’t believed to be suspicious, started in the attic, said deputy fire chief Jack Burt.

All residents were able to safely escape the home. Firefighters remained at the scene […]

Fire Photos

January 3rd, 2018|

PHOTOS: House fire on Colborne Street in #ldnont today tackled quickly by @lpffa. @AM980News reporting no injuries and cause likely electrical in nature pic.twitter.com/t79rbUma9Z
— Ross Howey (@RossHoweyPhoto) January 4, 2018

Source: Twitter | @RossHoweyPhoto

Hully Gully fire cause ‘undetermined’

January 3rd, 2018|

Fire officials are unable to determine what started a massive blaze that caused up to $2.5 million in damage at a London recreational vehicle dealership.

An early morning fire Dec. 28 destroyed a building housing two service bays at Hully Gully at 1705 Wharncliffe Rd. South.

Ontario Fire Marshal officials have completed their probe and ruled the cause to […]

December 2017

2017 in Review

December 31st, 2017|

A look back at the London Fire Fighters in action during 2017 and other charitable events supporting our community.

Hully Gully fire toll could hit $2.5M

December 29th, 2017|

Damage from an early morning blaze at a southwest London recreational vehicle dealer could be as much as $2.5 million, a fire official says.

Flames ripped through a storage building at Hully Gully on Wharncliffe Road South near Wonderland Road, destroying the building and several vehicles inside it.

Damage to the building that housed two service […]

Great job!

December 28th, 2017|

“We are so thankful that the London Fire Department was able to be here and contain the fire to the one building, with no damage at all to our main store,” said the owner of Hully Gully.

Firefighter Hurt Battling Hully Gully Blaze

December 28th, 2017|

A London firefighter was hurt battling a massive fire that destroyed a storage warehouse at Hully Gully, a large marine and powersports equipment dealer.

The blaze broke out after 4am Thursday inside a rear storage warehouse behind the main building at Wharncliffe Rd. and Wonderland Rd. Flames were seen shooting 30 metres into the air […]

Thank you

December 28th, 2017|

Thank you to the first responders for all their help! And thank you to everyone for all the kind words during this difficult time https://t.co/lpuAcwAnlR
— Hully Gully (@hullygullystore) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @HullyGullyStore

FF released from hospital

December 28th, 2017|

We are happy to report our FF has been released from hospital. Thanks to all who sent well-wishes, thoughts & prayers. @LPFFA @JackBurt13 https://t.co/AjhUZmFOO9
— Lori (@Hamertime436) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @Hamertime436

Majority knocked down

December 28th, 2017|

Majority of the fire @hullygullystore has been knocked down by fire crews. Three aerial units along with additional hand lines being used on hot spots. Still heavy smoke coming off this fire. Please avoid the area! @LPFFA @Hamertime436 @CityofLdnOnt pic.twitter.com/jno5Bqpls5
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @JackBurt13

UPDATE: 3 Alarm Fire at Hully Gully

December 28th, 2017|

VIDEO. The latest from scene of a 3 alarm fire at Hully Gully sports in SW #ldnont. Crews cleaning up now. No word on cause. pic.twitter.com/jSk6gHvfRR
— Andrew Lupton (@AndrewLuptonCBC) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @AndrewLuptonCBC

Traffic blocked due to fire

December 28th, 2017|

London police say Northbound Wonderland Rd. South at Wharncliffe Rd. South is closed. All other directions have re-opened. Emergency crews are still on scene. #ldnont https://t.co/r50d0fJKG4 pic.twitter.com/3hI3b7W5NZ
— BlackburnNewsLondon (@BlackburnLondon) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @BlackburnLondon

Early morning fire at Hully Gully

December 28th, 2017|

Fire crews battle an early morning fire at Hully Gully, at the corner of Wonderland Rd and Wharncliffe Rd pic.twitter.com/GCE1qTjDpx
— 980 CFPL London News (@AM980News) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @AM980News

Following Hully Gully Fire

December 28th, 2017|

Fire at Hully gully @CTVNews pic.twitter.com/SJnbBWIuLM
— Sarah Dymond (@sarahkdymond) December 28, 2017

We are following the major fire at the site of Hully Gully at Wharncliffe & Wonderland in London. Follow @CTVLondon @CJBK for updates. https://t.co/z1pIzDkcMb
— sean irvine (@SeanIrvineCTV) December 28, 2017

Source: Twitter | @SeanIrvingCTV