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One person hospitalized after fire at supportive housing facility in London

An updated story can be found here.

Fire officials aren’t offering much information, after a blaze Wednesday at an east London supportive housing facility sent one person to hospital. 388 more words


The Difficult Retirement

The fire trucks arrived quickly. They knew the address well. As usual, the fire was localized and the team put the flames out quickly.

Fire Chief Walton was still unhappy. 127 more words

Short Fiction

First Preventer

I have noticed not only a trend at our local Church, but one that seems to be popular nation wide. The trend is praying for and honoring first responders. 141 more words


Yobs attack fire crews with fireworks in Old Trafford

Firefighters last night Nov 4th saw a huge rise in call outs due to out of control fires and other things, demands on them at this time is stretching the service, and tonight being November 5th it will be stretched even more. 182 more words


What is Holly Jolly Heroes?

When I see law enforcement officers, fire fighters or EMTs eating a meal at a restaurant, I think to myself, “I’d really like to pick up the check… 142 more words


Remember, Remember...*

Remember, remember, the 5th of November:
Gunpowder, treason and plot!
The reasons for this incendiary occasion
These days, mostly forgot…
The enduring interest in fireworks… 217 more words

The Great Storm

(from my memoir ‘to Paris for lunch’)

Arriving back home, we noticed how unusually quiet the night was. There was no wind; the air was completely still and it was warm for this time of year. 796 more words