2016 – Fort McMurray

May 2016

LPFFA working with Global Fire

May 24th, 2016|

All this week the LPFFA has been working with our members and the charity GlobalFire to offer assistance in Alberta. Local members have been successful in finding a role working in Edmonton to help assist all those displaced by the fire. 5 current trained London GlobalFire members will be leaving tomorrow morning for Alberta for […]

Shout out to friends from Fort McMurray

May 18th, 2016|

Shoutout to our friends from @LPFFA volunteering at @EdmontonERSS @kingswaymall #abfire #ymmfire

Coming together for Fort McMurray

May 18th, 2016|

We met many groups from across Canada coming together to help all those in need, due to the Alberta wildfires.

Council to Reimburse Assisting Fort Mac Relief

May 18th, 2016|

Council to Reimburse London Firefighters Assisting in Fort Mac Relief Efforts

City councillors say they will reimburse the London firefighters who made the trek out west to support Fort McMurray relief efforts.

All five members utilized their own holiday time and fundraising to make this trip possible.
On Tuesday, councillors agreed to cover the cost of their […]

Day 4 – Alberta

May 18th, 2016|

It’s the start of Day 4 in Alberta and it is with great excitement and pride that we give thanks for all the support that we have received from the City of London, Ontario – Municipal Government for the residents of Alberta. Last night London City Council passed a motion to assist our London […]

Fort McMurray burned out

May 16th, 2016|

The weather is warm and dry in Alberta. We are being told that the wildfires will intensify and increase. Be safe.

Chatham volunteers in Fort McMurray

May 16th, 2016|

It was great to meet David today from Minacs in Chatham Ontario. David drove 40 hrs from Chatham #CKOnt in a rented truck full of water and supplies. This was a community initiative sponsored by Minacs, his co-workers and the community. We salute you all and it was a honour meeting another group from […]

Tweedsmuir PS to Fort McMurray

May 16th, 2016|

This is a shout out to the kids at Tweedsmuir P.S. in London Ontario. Your message for the people of Alberta made it into the relief centre and is right beside the door as everyone enters. Great job kids !

Our Hero – Fort McMurray

May 15th, 2016|

This is Ken, he has been sleeping in his truck for the past 9 days helping Fort Mac evacuees. Ken is our hero!


Source: Twitter | @LPFFA

Organizing Relief Supplies

May 15th, 2016|

It was all hands in to load up and organize relief supplies and donations.

Day 2 – Alberta

May 15th, 2016|

Heading to Edmonton

May 15th, 2016|

o5 fire fighters @LPFFA heading to Edmonton to help victims of wildfires in #FortMcMurray. Assisting @globalfiredmgf.
Source: Twitter | @CJBK

Packed and ready to go

May 15th, 2016|

Bags are packed & on route to Alberta since early this morning. #YEG #FortMcMurray #FortMacFire

Fort McMurray Bound

May 14th, 2016|

Parts of FortMcMurray lie in ruins. LPFFA fire fighters answer the call for help. They leave from London tomorrow

Parts of FortMcMurray lie in ruins

May 14th, 2016|

LPFFA to assist in Fort McMurray

May 13th, 2016|

We are coming Alberta! London GlobalFire team members are preparing now.

We are proud to announce that on Sunday a team of London Professional Fire Fighters Association and GlobalFire members will travel to Alberta as part of a GlobalFire operation to help assist the Fort McMurray evacuees. A team of 5 members have utilized their […]