London Police responded to two fires over the weekend, with arson suspected for one of the fires.

Last night at around 12:30 a.m, police received a call for a vehicle on fire on St. Julien Street. The fire department extinguished the fire, but damage is estimated at $6,000. The vehicle was stolen from a nearby residence a few hours before the fire.

On Saturday, police responded to a fire at a residence on Vancouver Street at around 7 a.m. The fire department extinguished the fire. Damage is estimated at $75,000. Police believe the cause of the fire was electrical from a refrigerator located in the basement. Residents of the home were taken to hospital with minor injuries from smoke inhalation.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle fire investigation is asked to call the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be provided online at

via London Community News