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February 2016

Apartment Fire in Old South Sends Two to Hospital

February 4th, 2016|

An investigation is underway into the cause of a blaze that sent two people to hospital in the Old South area Wednesday night.

London firefighters responded to a four-unit apartment on High Street at Wellington Road around 9:30 p.m.

“It was a bedroom on fire that was totally involved with heavy smoke and flames coming from […]

Barn Fire Kills 85 Cows

February 1st, 2016|

Elgin County OPP say approximately 85 cows were killed in an early morning barn fire in Elgin County.

Southwold firefighters were called to a farm on Sunset Dr., south of Southminster Bourne shortly before 8 a.m. Monday to reports of a barn fire.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Upon arrival, […]

January 2016

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in White Oaks Area

January 26th, 2016|

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck in the White Oaks area Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to Wellington Rd, just north of Bradley Ave. at around 10:30p.m.

Upon arrival, an elderly woman was found with vital signs absent. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police say a vehicle was […]

London Man Facing Drugs And Weapons Charges Following Apartment Fire

January 25th, 2016|

An apartment fire over the weekend has resulted in drugs and weapons charges against a London man.

It was around 1 p.m. Saturday when the London Fire Department and London Police Service were called to a fire on the fourth floor of an apartment on Adelaide Street North. The occupant of the apartment was taken […]

Firefighters Save Pets in Southeast London Blaze

January 25th, 2016|

London Firefighters saved three dogs and a cat after fire broke out in a southeast London home Sunday night.

Fire crews responded to a home on Hale St., north of Hamilton Rd. at around 6:30 p.m.
“When we arrived, we had heavy smoke showing and flames coming from the roof,” says Platoon Chief John Hunt.
“One person […]

Morning House Fire Shuts Oxford St. East of Adelaide St.

January 19th, 2016|

Fire crews are investigating after fire broke out in a two-storey home in east London Tuesday morning.

London Firefighters were called to 654 Oxford St. East, just east of Adelaide St., at around 7:35 a.m. to reports of smoke billowing from the home.

Upon arrival, fire crews extended hoses to the front and back of the […]

Life-Threatening 4 Vehicle Crash

January 11th, 2016|

Life-Threatening Injuries Reported In Four-Vehicle Crash At VMP And Bradley
London Police are investigating a serious four-vehicle collision in the city’s east end Monday.

The collision happened just after noon-hour and sent a male driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

At this time there is no word on how many people were in the four […]

September 2014

Huron Street Townhouse Blaze

September 15th, 2014|

Extensive Damage Following Huron Street Townhouse Blaze
Damage is pegged at $100,000 following a townhouse fire on Huron Street in London.

Crews were called to 1159 Huron Street late Saturday morning, and found the main floor of the unit engulfed. Crews managed to douse the blaze just before 12 p.m.

Investigators believe the fire started in a […]

June 2014

Fire Crews Respond To Blaze

June 7th, 2014|

London fire fighters were on scene at a blaze at a business on Wharncliffe Rd. South.

Firefighters Battle Late Night Blaze

June 5th, 2014|

A late night fire at McMaster Automotive on Dundas Street East remained under investigation Friday morning.

April 2014

Late Night Masonville House Fire

April 15th, 2014|

Investigators Probe Cause of Late Night Masonville House Fire
The cause of a house fire in the Masonville area late Tuesday night remains under investigation.

Emergency crews responded to a call at 510 Ambelside Drive near Fanshawe Park Rd. and Wonderland Rd. just before 10 p.m.

It’s believed to have started in the basement, but the flames […]

$250,000 Garage Fire

April 7th, 2014|

An investigation is underway on the heels of a raging fire that broke out inside a garage on Sunningdale Road.

Student Alerts Family To Raging Blaze

April 6th, 2014|

A young London woman training to become a fire fighter helped alert a family to a fire raging in their garage.

February 2014

Springbank Apartment Building Blaze

February 19th, 2014|

There were some tense moments Wednesday morning at a high-rise apartment building on Springbank, near Wonderland.

January 2014

Fire Guts Auto Shop, Prompts Demolition And Neighbourhood Evacuation

January 16th, 2014|

An evacuation order in an east London neighbourhood has been lifted, following an intensely stubborn blaze at an auto shop on Childers St

Haz-Mat Call determined not Hazardous

January 14th, 2014|

Investigators with Health Canada determined chemicals found in a home didn’t pose a safety threat.

$100,000 Townhouse Blaze

January 13th, 2014|

A fire at a townhouse complex in London’s northwest end has caused extensive damage and a traffic nightmare.

Haz-Mat Call starts Investigation

January 13th, 2014|

Police and the London Fire Department’s HazMat team received a call of reported unknown chemicals within a residence on Lawson Road.

Spill Causes Lengthy 401 Delays

January 11th, 2014|

Crews were busy cleaning up after a transport truck toppled over on the Highbury 401 on-ramp Friday night.

Crews Battle Flames, Cold Conditions During Fire

January 8th, 2014|

London fire fighters had to battle both flames and cold temperatures Tuesday night as they responded to a house fire in the White Oaks area.