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August 2018

Westmount apartment fire in London

August 28th, 2018|

Source: London Free Press

Marijuana prompts drug-related explosion

August 24th, 2018|

Legalized marijuana prompts drug-related explosion, fire warning

Fire officials are worried about a spike in potentially deadly explosions and fires after marijuana becomes legal in October.

An explosion so strong it knocked a home off its foundation.

Blasts that have demolished houses, killed and seriously injured people.

And now, with marijuana legalization around the corner, a worry from […]

Truck Fire

August 19th, 2018|

PHOTOS: Truck fire on Highbury Ave b/w Dingman and Westminster in #ldnont

Photos via @Matt_Johnson17 pic.twitter.com/IbZuG7pueq
— Ross Howey 📷 (@RossHoweyPhoto) August 19, 2018

July 2018

Great Day: PRIDE

July 30th, 2018|

It was a great day at the #LdnOnt Pride Parade today.
Thank you to all off duty members who participated in the parade with LFD on duty personnel and trucks. It was great to see the enthusiasm and energy from London supporting everyone in our community. pic.twitter.com/rMKFioIzVX
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) July 30, 2018

LPFFA participating with Aboriginal Summer Camp

July 23rd, 2018|

Chi miigwetch Yawnko Thank you Ron, Tracey & Adrian for a beautiful opening!! Amazing & very touching. So much to be grateful for. #ldnont @LPFFA @atlohsa @TVDSB @LDCSBSchools #SOAHAC #NAmerind pic.twitter.com/76JLUKzxIc
— LPSDiversity Theresa Allott (@LPSDiversity) July 23, 2018

We have 4 “accident volunteers” who are waiting to be saved by @LPFFA and cut out from […]

#IveGotYourBack911

July 20th, 2018|

Thank you to @MLPS911 @lpsmediaoffice @LPFFA for coming today to recognize importance of peers #ivegotyourback911 #MentalHealthAwareness pic.twitter.com/BqMJCWLT6r— Lori (@Hamertime436) July 20, 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

Cancer Care Bags

July 12th, 2018|

Yesterday Captain Joosten and the crew from Engine 1 dropped off Cancer Care Bags to Well Being London. The care bags were made by the Joosten family as a way to give back to the community that helped them during their cancer journey. Great work Jan-Paul! @LPFFA @Hamertime436 pic.twitter.com/6K69J5CkLW
— Jack Burt (@JackBurt13) July 12, […]

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

Dancing with 911 Stars

July 12th, 2018|

Couple 1! Chris and Brittany of London Fire! @LPFFA @DanceExtremeInc https://t.co/Ez3ZtJZprY pic.twitter.com/JVuXADdxbI
— Dave Mounsey Fund (@DaveMounseyFund) 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

Truck Rollover

July 11th, 2018|

Transport truck rollover at Veterans Memorial Parkway, just south of Bradley Ave. Police and emergency crews on scene. Traffic being redirected. @CTVLondon #ldntont pic.twitter.com/MunnG0XxOp
— Temo Primrose (@TemoPrimrose) 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 […]

June 2018

Survivors gather to celebrate paramedic rescues

June 1st, 2018|

For some, it was the first time they met her alive.

For others, it was reassurance of their good work.

And, for Ashlyn Krell, the 29-year-old London woman whose amazing story of survival has captivated people across the country, it was another chance to say thank you.

Krell, along with her husband Brayden and her mother Sharon Skopnik, […]