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November 2017

FSWO President’s Trailblazer Award

November 20th, 2017|

We would like to Congratulate Allison Vickerd, Firefighter, City of London and former FSWO Vice President, – recipient of our 2017 President’s Trailblazer Award

Allison has been a firefighter since 2003 and has played a leading role in the successful launch of FSWO to where it has grown today. Allison helped create the vision for […]

Illegal cigarettes led to fatal fire

November 18th, 2017|

London Fire brass sound alarm over contraband cigarette dangers after latest fatal blaze

After a second death this year from careless smoking in London, one of the city’s firefighting officials says he’s had enough.

More than 20 fires have been caused by careless smoking in 2017 in London alone — and three of the last four […]

Media Release: Dangers of Careless Smoking

November 16th, 2017|

London Fire Department Reminds Residents about the Dangers of Careless Smoking
The London Fire Department would like to remind all residents of the dangers of careless smoking. So far, in 2017, there have been over 20 fires caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials, resulting in two fire deaths, multiple injuries and over $500,000 […]

Elderly woman dies in hospital following fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a fire at a supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road.Firefighters were called to Maple Village Residence, which is a 45-unit, wheelchair accessible residence around the noon hour.They fought to keep the woman alive before she was rushed to hospital.

Careless smoking kills woman in house fire

November 16th, 2017|

An elderly woman has died in hospital after a Wednesday afternoon fire at Maple Village Residence in east London – a blaze investigators are attributing to careless smoking.

Fire crews were called to the 45-unit supportive housing facility on Hamilton Road, west of Highbury Avenue, around noon. The fire was contained to the unit where […]

One person hospitalized after fire at supportive housing facility 

November 15th, 2017|

Fire officials aren’t offering much information, after a blaze Wednesday at an east London supportive housing facility sent one person to hospital.

“At this point, I can’t give you anything more than the cause of the fire is currently under investigation while we’re trying to determine the cause, origin, and circumstances of the fire,” said […]

Apartment Fire – one sent to hospital

November 15th, 2017|

2017 Remembrance Day

November 12th, 2017|

Source: Facebook |London Professional Fire Fighters

Remembrance Day – Engine 1

November 11th, 2017|

Rebuild of AirLight

November 7th, 2017|

Carl Thibault remount on to a Freightliner chassis for London.

Soucre: Facebook | The Ontario Fire Buff Associates

‘Change your batteries’ London firefighters urge on Daylight Savings

November 5th, 2017|

London firefighters are urging homeowners to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms this Daylight Savings.

“Maintaining working smoke alarms on every storey of a home and near all sleeping areas is the law,” a press release from the London Fire Department said Friday.

“In order to survive a fire, occupants need to […]

London Insurance Brokers Support

November 4th, 2017|

Thank you, London Insurance Brokers who donated $3000 to the LFD “Our Home To Yours” advertising campaign @CityofLdnOnt #LdnOnt @JackBurt13 pic.twitter.com/thYp0MOYw3
— London Fire Fighters (@LPFFA) November 4, 2017

Jeep Fire in Cemetery

November 3rd, 2017|

Jeep Fire caught by a CTV viewer at the cemetery on Huron and Barker street. #ldnont @CTVLondon @CJBK . Police say it was not intentional. pic.twitter.com/xGFydDo8kH
— Steve Young (@SteveYoungCTV) November 3, 2017

Source: Twitter | @SteveYoungCTV

CO Awareness Week

November 3rd, 2017|

It’s Carbon Monoxide Week and we’re at White Oaks Mall, just outside of Hudson Bay until 9pm @LPFFA @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/iosclUz31s
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 3, 2017

Change the Clock – Change your Batteries

November 3rd, 2017|

It’s that time, go ahead, you deserve the extra hours sleep this weekend! 💤 ⏰ @LPFFA @lpsmediaoffice @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/xXqcsnrBIH
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 3, 2017

Stair Climb in Full Gear

November 2nd, 2017|

Thank you @LPFFA for supporting @unitedwaylm at the @scotiabank #StairClimb. Quite impressive to do it in full equipment! #dogooders pic.twitter.com/4vlO3WjV2d
— Rebecca Chiang (@BeccaChiang) November 2, 2017

Bring your child to work

November 1st, 2017|

Looking forward to meeting 60 kids today for Londons annual Take Our Kids To Work Day! @LPFFA @CityofLdnOnt @LdnOntTV pic.twitter.com/Vwunc1w4E8
— Jason Poole (@FPOPoole) November 1, 2017

Career Day

November 1st, 2017|

A big THANKS to @LPFFA Graham and @MLEMS911 Francois for a great pannel discussion about careers! #teamwork #careers #join @lpsmediaoffice pic.twitter.com/5Lr5Q8iOR0
— PC Tanya Leclerc (@CstTLeclerc) November 1, 2017

Source: Twitter | PC Tanya Leclerc @CstTLeclerc 

London hosts 2017 Ontario Conference

November 1st, 2017|

London Fire Department hosts 2017 Fire Service Women Ontario Conference
Women in the fire service will receive hands‐on‐training on Friday and Saturday to advance their skills in fire attack, fire assessment, hose line management, automobile extrication, fire suppression, and strength and conditioning – all at the London Fire Training Complex as part of the London […]

October 2017

Huge thanks to London Fire Fighters

October 29th, 2017|

Huge thanks to the firefighters who showed me just a sample of what they do every day & how they train for large emergencies. cc: @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/YwQ4ZEDZqt
— Matt Brown (@MayorMattBrown) October 29, 2017

Source: Twitter | @MayorMattBrown