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Downtown London is a business center that provides business development services. Downtown London provides spaces for hotels, offices, shopping centers, and others. It is based in London, Ontario.

Downtown London Headquarter Location

123 King Street

London, Ontario, N6A 1C3,

Canada

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Woman rescued from Thames River near downtown London, Ont.

Mar 4, 2021

linkedin Advertisement Back Posted March 4, 2021 7:42 am London Fire fighters take part in Ice Water training Wednesday afternoon. They would put that training to a test hours later, rescuing a woman from the Thames River. London Fire Department -A A+ linkedin Emergency crews were called to the river just after 11 p.m. Wednesday. London Fire Department Platoon Chief Colin Shewell said crews deployed their water ice rescue team to help an individual who was on a bridge embankment across from Harris Park. “The darkness is a challenge, which is always in the back of our minds when doing a rescue like this,” said Shewell, who says members of the London police were able to provide visuals of the woman, which helped immensely in the darkness. “We were able to zero in on their location, and put a couple of firefighters in the water and get the job done quickly.” Story continues below advertisement Shewell said the woman was responsive, and didn’t appear to have any serious injuries. EMS was at the scene to provide medical assistance. Trending Stories The rescue comes hours after fire crews were doing water rescue training on Walker Pond earlier in the day. Shewell said those same firefighters played an integral role in Thursday night’s rescue. “It was very timely. All the parties involved last night were actually training yesterday morning, and honing their skills,” Shewell said Thursday. It was a perfect morning for C platoon Water Ice Rescue Team training today on Walker’s Pond. #ldnont @LPFFA pic.twitter.com/wYYndG11Mq Shewell says although this situation ended positively, it’s “another stark reminder” of how dangerous water can be this time of year. “It can get fast flowing as the snow melts, and the footing isn’t always as solid as we think it is,” Shewell said. Story continues below advertisement He said it is unknown why the woman was in the river in the first place, but is thankful they were able to get her out safely. © 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

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