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April 2014

17 April 2014

Osterley – house fire

Firefighters contain blaze


East Finchley – house fire

No one was injured.


16 April 2014

Smoke alarm reminder after neighbour rescues woman from Paddington flat fire

Neighbour alerted to blaze by smoke alarm


Westminster – pub fire

Twenty firefighters at the scene.


Park Royal – recycling site fire

Shredder damaged.


15 April 2014

Accident at Grosvenor Square building site.

Building partially collapsed


Kings Cross – two rescued from flat fire

Brigade control officers give fire survival guidance to pair trapped in flat fire


Tooting – building under construction blaze

Partial collapse of the building


14 April 2014

Smoke alarm helps save family from house fire

A working smoke alarm was hailed as the real hero as a family was rescued from a house fire in Bromley last night.


13 April 2014

People evacuated from Kensington Hotel

Crews stopped the fire from spreading


12 April 2014

Woman rescued from flat fire in Barking

Flat fire in Barking


New Cross – flat fire

Man taken to hospital


10 April 2014

Smoke alarm reminder after Tottenham house fire

Crews tackle two separate fires on same street


Fire crews rescue man from Chingford house fire

Fire crews


09 April 2014

Catford – house fire

Three men have lucky escape


08 April 2014

Kensington chicken shop fire

Brigade urges restaurants to keep ducting clean after blaze


Fire in Brentford flat highlights the important of knowing your fire plan

No one injured


07 April 2014

Rainham – 1,000 tonnes of rubbish alight on industrial estate

Crews deal with rubbish blaze


Fire in Cricklewood care home

Ten elderly people evacuated by firefighters


Clerkenwell pub fire

Man rescued from ground floor


06 April 2014

Northolt house fire

No injuries reported at Northolt fire


People evacuated from Kensington Hotel

Crews stopped the fire from spreading


05 April 2014

Three men escape Greenford blaze

Two escape injured, one man suffers burns and smoke inhalation


Brigade urges residents of flats to "Know Your Plan" after Neasden fire

Brigade urges all those living in purpose-built flats to think about what they'd do if a fire broke out in their building


Following Streatham blaze, Brigade urges residents of flats to "Know their Plan"

Brigade reminds residents of high rise and purpose built flats to think about what they'd do if a fire breaks out in their building


04 April 2014

Lower Edmonton – house fire

Cause under investigation


Brigade warn about misusing toaster to cook cheese on toast

Use a grill for cheese on toast


03 April 2014

Fire in substation at Holloway Road

Fire dealt with swiftly by fire crews


02 April 2014

New Cross – 16 escape hotel fire

20 firefighters tackle hotel blaze


Fire plan safety reminder after Islington flat fire

Three rescued after fire in block of flats


Hounslow – fire in industrial unit

Crews called to blaze in industrial unit


01 April 2014

East Ham – fire in a hostel

Sherlock used to solve cause of fire.


March 2014

31 March 2014

Man injured in Holloway gas cylinder explosion

Firefighters provide first aid for man 'badly burned' in explosion


Uxbridge industrial unit damaged by fire

Unit thought to be used as a joinery


Fast food fire, Ilford

No injuries


1500 evacuated during fire in the City

Fire affecting office building in EC2


Sprinklers help limit damage in Stroud Green supermarket blaze

Small part of shop damaged by fire


30 March 2014

Car destroyed in central London fire

Sprinklers limit damage as car catches fire in car park


Overheated generator leads to Brigade call out in Canning Town

20 firefighters tackle blaze in industrial unit


Warm weather sees Brigade attend Keston grass fire

Brigade issues warning after spring sunshine sparks grass fire


29 March 2014

Holloway - flat fire

Flat damaged in blaze


Fire in flat - Clapton

Two women escape fire


Bermondsey – crews rescue woman from flat fire

Woman rescued from early morning blaze


Man rescued from Barking kitchen fire

Crews wearing breathing apparatus pull man from flat blaze


28 March 2014

Streatham Shop Fire

Basement was full of smoke


Flood on Northwood Road, Uxbridge

30 people evacuated


27 March 2014

Limehouse – basement fire

Woman treated for smoke inhalation


25 March 2014

Warehouse fire in South Greenford

58 firefighters attended


Hackney Wick – fatal fire

Fire was out before crews were called.


Fire in storage unit, Kentish Town

No injuries


24 March 2014

Man dies in hospital following East Ham house fire

20 firefighters tackle house blaze


Walthamstow house fire

No injuries reported at east London fire


Five escape Uxbridge bungalow blaze

Cause of blaze under control


Fire crews rescue man from Cheam fire

Fifty others evacuate during blaze


Crews tackle shop fire on Old Brompton Road

Crews called to fire in shop basement


22 March 2014

Fire breaks out in Erith house

Firefighters from Plumstead, Erith and Bexley extinguish blaze


Chelsea flat fire

Three fire engines attend Chelsea fire


21 March 2014

Man dies in hospital following flat fire in Barkingside

Man sadly dies five days after being rescued from flat fire


Leyton flat damaged by fire

Fire breaks out in Leyton flat


Firefighters rescue dog from Romford fire

Boy treated for smoke inhalation after attempting to rescue his pet


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