London Fire Fighters Memorial

September 2012

Firefighters Mark Terror Attacks Victims

September 11th, 2012|

A ceremony in London acknowledged the lives lost during 9/11, but also..

Remembering fallen firefighters

September 11th, 2012|

London firefighters paid tribute to their fallen comrades during a solemn ceremony marking the Firefighter Day of Remembrance in front of the London Fire Department Memorial Headquarters

London Firefighters Pause To Remember The Fallen on 9/11 Anniversary

September 11th, 2012|

Hundreds will gather at London's main fire station on Tuesday to pause and remember those who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks 11 years ago.

Fire fighter’s memorial unveiled

September 12th, 2011|

It was a solemn occasion on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 11) as members of London’s fire fighting fraternity were joined by dignitaries including Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, family and the general public for the official unveiling and dedication of the London Fire Fighters’ Memorial Monument.

Held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 […]

London Firefighter Memorial

September 11th, 2011|

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty thanks emergency workers during a memorial for 21 London firefighters who have died in the line of duty at the London Fire Department Memorial Headquarters on Horton Street on Sunday September 11th, 2011. Family and friends of the fallen firefighters gathered to celebrate their memory as well as to remember […]

Fallen fire fighters memorial unveiled

September 11th, 2011|

Until now their sacrifice has been marked by boots, jackets and helmets arranged on empty chairs.

But now the names of 21 London fire fighters who died in the line of duty or due to occupational disease are inscribed on a granite cross.

About 1,000 people turned out on Sunday for the dedication ceremony for the […]

Firefighters get stirring tribute

September 11th, 2011|

“We’re just doing our job. That’s what we get paid to do,” says Scott Hunt, a London firefighter. “Obviously it was a tragic day ‘ 343 firefighters passed away just doing their job. It was a sad day.”

Hunt, who has been with the department for seven years, was working as a firefighter in his […]

Canada’s Heroes; London Fire Fighters

September 11th, 2011|

Sunday, 11 September 2011 – Londoners gathered on the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of “9/11” to remember. Fallen London Fire Fighters were honoured with the unveiling of the London Fire Fighters’ Memorial Monument and the dedication of the London Fire Department Memorial Headquarters.

via London Celebrates Canada

Monument-al preparation

September 7th, 2011|

Off-duty members of the London Fire Department watch as Jason Fiqueiredo floats concrete in preparation for the installation of the London Firefighters’ Memorial Monument, which will be erected in front of the fire station at 400 Horton St.

The monument will be officially dedicated on Sunday (Sept. 11) during a special ceremony at 1 p.m. […]

August 2011

Monument will honour London firefighters

August 23rd, 2011|

A monument dedicated to London’s fallen firefighters will be unveiled in September, on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

“It was in the original planning stages probably about five or six years ago and we’re really trying to put the push on it,” said Jim Holmes, president of the […]