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Here's what has been happening in London.

October 2017

Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs

October 19th, 2017|

London police have seized guns and drugs following a fire on Limberlost Road.

Emergency crews were called to a fire in the basement of a  residence about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The occupant of the home was outside of the residence when emergency services arrived. He sustained minor injuries which did not require medical attention, police […]

Plan two ways out of fire

October 11th, 2017|

Fire officials are putting on a push to get residents to organize two escape routes

STRATFORD – After one of the region’s deadliest fire seasons in years last winter, Southwestern Ontario officials have added reason to underline fire-prevention in their annual campaign this week.

A series of blazes ripped through homes in Southern Ontario late last year, killing […]

Pedestrian killed near busy intersection

October 11th, 2017|

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle north of the busy intersection of Commissioners and Wharncliffe roads.

The woman tried to cross Wharncliffe where there is no traffic signal or crosswalk while it was still dark and raining about 6:45 AM, London police Const. Sandasha Bough told The Free […]

Pedestrian killed in 2 vehicle MVC

October 11th, 2017|

Woman dies of her injuries after being hit by two vehicles

A woman is dead after she was struck by two vehicles early Wednesday morning.

The collision occurred on Wharncliffe Road just north of Commissioners Road around 6:45 a.m.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police have shut down a portion of […]

E7 & T7 Responding

October 10th, 2017|

Source: Responding – London Fire, E7 & T7 | Hooks & Halligans Fire Photography

Fire at  seniors building sends 1 to hospital

October 10th, 2017|

Fire at Base Line Road seniors apartment building sends 1 to hospital
One person was taken to hospital for burns to their hands and arms following a fire on Sunday at a public housing high-rise in the city’s southwest, fire officials said.

Crews responded to the scene at 30 Base Line Road West around 9 p.m. […]

Vehicles heavily damaged after crash in the city

October 9th, 2017|

Vehicles were heavily damaged and one person had minor injuries following a crash at Manning and Wonderland.

Source: CTV London: Two-vehicle crash | CTV London News

Firefighters battle apartment blaze

October 8th, 2017|

Firefighters battle blaze in apartment building on Baseline

A fire Sunday night on Baseline Road closed a section of the road as crews fought the blaze.

Firefighters were called to an apartment building at 30 Baseline Road around 9 p.m.

Residents gathered outside the building as firefighters attended to the fire.

A ladder was extended up to the […]

Cooking fire damage two homes

October 8th, 2017|

London firefighters were called to a fire on Renny Crescent Sunday.

Crews were battling a shed fire that broke out just before 1 p.m.

There was heat and smoke damage to the house on the property as a result of the shed fire. A neighbour’s home also had damage.

A fire official said a family was cooking […]

Walk a mile in her shoes

October 1st, 2017|

London Firefighters are walking in their red heels to fight violence against women and children and look great doing it! @LPFFA #WalkAMile pic.twitter.com/g74J2HoRxU
— 102.3 JACK FM (@JACK1023ldn) September 30, 2017

September 2017

Early Morning Fire

September 27th, 2017|

Early morning fire leaves northeast London home heavily damaged
Four people escaped safely after a fire broke out in the living room of a home in Northeast London early Tuesday morning.

Fire crews were called to 11 Wakefield Crescent in the Northridge neighbourhood shortly before 6 a.m. after multiple reports of a fire at the location […]

Remembering 9/11

September 14th, 2017|

LPFFA 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

August 2017

Fire spreads fast, damage tops $1M

August 14th, 2017|

Londoners should heed $1.2-million fire at Lambeth mansion as a safety warning, officials say

In less time than it takes to cook a pizza, a large, two-storey London home was gutted by a fire that left more than $1 million in damage.

Investigators who were probing the Lambeth blaze during the weekend said it’s a reminder of […]

Lost everything after a fire destroyed their home

August 12th, 2017|

A family has lost everything after a fire destroyed their home just weeks after they moved in. @MarekCTV reports.https://t.co/qgFdo9Pp06
— CTV London (@CTVLondon) August 12, 2017

Barker St – Natural Gas Fire

August 9th, 2017|

@LPFFA are at the scene of a fire on Barker St. More tonight on @CTVLondon News at 6 @CJBK @BX93 @VirginRadioLON #ldnont pic.twitter.com/tft4xkpHk0
— CTV London (@CTVLondon) August 9, 2017

Pot operation linked to fire: police

August 8th, 2017|

London man is charged with arson by negligence and drug production in weekend house fire

A man faces drug and arson charges following a fire at an east London house that injured one person.Emergency crews were called to a fire at a home at the intersection of Strand and Oxford streets on Sunday, just before […]

Suspicious fire on Strand Street

August 7th, 2017|

Source: Facebook | CTV London

Police probe house fire

August 6th, 2017|

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that left one man with minor injuries and caused about $60,000 in damages to a house in east London on Sunday.

London Police and London Fire Department were called to a house by the resident, a man, near Strand Street and Oxford Street around 7:50 p.m.

Police say the man […]

July 2017

2017 Pride Parade

July 31st, 2017|

Love is Love! 

🏳️‍🌈 #BestiesBuildingChange #LondonPride#LondonFirefighters #MoreCowbell @ Pride London Festival

Source: Facebook

LFD Dancers

July 27th, 2017|

We are pleased to again have London Fire Department represented again this year! Firefighters Lindsay Ernst and Chris Bruinink will be dancing up a storm under the instruction of Andrea Gittens and Dance Extreme. Couple four is sponsored by Cowan Law Chambers.