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July 2015

31 July 2015

Fifteen people escape Hampstead fitness centre fire

Six fire engines were at the scene

Orpington – garden shed fire

21 firefighters attended the incident

Wandsworth – school building damaged by fire

Four fire engines were at the scene

Chigwell - shed fire

A single storey out building was damaged in the blaze

30 July 2015

Two escape serious Ilford house blaze

Carless disposal of cigarettes believed to be the cause

Man drowns in Hackney canal

Police recover body

Catford - greenhouse fire

Firefighters cooled and removed propane gas cylinders at the scene

Loft damaged in North Kensington house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene

29 July 2015

Firefighters investigate smell of chemicals at East Ham house

Five people were treated by the London Ambulance Service

Summer sun causes Wimbledon bedroom fire

Smoke alarm saves occupier from sunlight blaze

28 July 2015

Bromley - bar fire

21 firefighters were at the scene

Sudbury – woman saved from flat blaze

Woman taken to hospital

Rainham – flat fire

Cause of the fire is not known at this stage

26 July 2015

Five adults and child evacuated from Blackheath house fire

All taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service

25 July 2015

East Dulwich – flat fire

No injuries

Marylebone pub fire

No injuries

Dagenham – industrial fire

Sprinkler system prevented considerable damage

Two men escape house fire in Pimlico

First floor badly damaged

Storage depot damaged by fire in South Croydon

Gas cylinder removed

Twenty-eight people escape flat fire in Wallington

One person taken to hospital

24 July 2015

Dagenham - car workshop fire

Forty-three people were evacuated from their homes

Herne Hill – fire in care home

No injuries

23 July 2015

Feltham - grass fire

An area around the size of a football pitch was damaged in the blaze

Two men rescued from intense fire in Hayes

Control room staff provided fire survival advice

22 July 2015

Fire damages power cables in Upminster

Local power cuts caused by fire

Hackney Road – gas leak

Six people evacuated from building site

Bermondsey - hot coals guts shed

Firefighters warn to cool your coals

21 July 2015

Man and snake survive flat fire in Feltham

4 people led to safety

Enfield - industrial unit blaze

Fire could be seen across London

20 July 2015

Firefighters rescue two from Marble Arch Ferris wheel

Two adults were rescued using an aerial ladder platform

Barkingside - restaurant fire

Eight people escaped uninjured

Restaurant damaged by fire in Soho

Challenging fire

19 July 2015

Shoreditch – pop up restaurant blaze

No reports of any injuries

18 July 2015

Erith – grass fire

Size of four football pitches long and one wide destroyed

Get out, stay out reminder after Hounslow house fire

Six fire engines called

Office block damaged by fire in the City

Believed to be an electrical fault

17 July 2015

Cricket pavilion prevented from becoming Ashes

Maiden run out of clubhouse

Manor Park - house fire

Roof badly damaged

16 July 2015

Purley – chemical leak

No injuries

Isle of Dogs - house fire

Three people escape, unhurt.

Upper Clapton - fire at block of flats

No injuries

15 July 2015

Woman rescued from fire in Walthamstow

No injuries

Three people escape flat fire in Cricklewood

All suffered from smoke inhalation

Hornsey – man escapes fire in take away

Trapped in kitchen area

14 July 2015

Bethnal Green – pallet fire

17 gas cylinders involved

Plumstead – suspected chemical leak

7 people leave house

13 July 2015

Wimbledon - flat fire

Sadly, a man has died.

Hammersmith – fire in halls of residence

Know the plan

Multi-vehicle crash on A406

Three women taken to hospital

12 July 2015

Sidcup – fire at disused hospital

Small section damaged

11 July 2015

Bostall Woods grass fire

An area the size of two football pitches was alight

Plug socket warning following Eltham house fire

Man treated for smoke inhalation

House fire in Upper Edmonton

No injuries

Terrace damaged by fire in Tottenham

Porch and shed badly damaged

10 July 2015

Woman escapes Carshalton house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene

Winchmore Hill - fire in derelict bungalow

Bungalow gutted in blaze

Charlton - fire at recycling warehouse

Five people escape site

Croydon - fire at builder's yard

Crews act quickly to stop fitre from spreading

09 July 2015

Bow - fire in tower block

35 firefighters attended the scene

08 July 2015

Richmond – shop fire

Ground floor damaged

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