London Fire Brigade

Latest incidents


April 2016

29 April 2016

Firefighters issue sunlight warning following flat fire in Penge

Three people led to safety

28 April 2016

West End – carbon monoxide incident

50 people evacuated from office

27 April 2016

Brigade investigates chemical smell in residential property in Wimbledon

Around 10 people evacuated

Maida Vale - fire in laundrette

Eight people escape uninjured

Brixton – shed destroyed by fire

Two gas cylinders isolated

26 April 2016

Southall - man dies following garage fire

Sadly the man died in hospital

25 April 2016

Smoke alarm reminder after 3 rescued from Thamesmead cooking fire

Two men rescued from affected flat

Carshalton - house fire

Elderly woman sadly declared dead at the sce

23 April 2016

Sunlight on mirror sparks Brook Green flat fire

Make-up mirror causes fire

Garden waste warning after Mitcham house blaze

14 people escape unhurt from homes

40 houses affected by flood in Chessington

Crews are pumping away water and sandbagging properties

22 April 2016

Hornchurch log cabin and garage fire

Six fire engines at the scene

Belvedere – fire in primary school

100 children and staff evacuated

Raynes Park flat fire prompts candle warning

Unattended candle sparks fire

Lewisham - unexploded World War Two bomb

Brigade standing by at the scene

21 April 2016

Rotherhithe – flat fire

Four fire engines at the scene

House fire in Belgravia

Four left before arrival of the Brigade

20 April 2016

Finchley - fire at house under refurbishment

35 firefighters at the scene

Hotel fire in Croydon

Firefighters rescue two women

19 April 2016

Tottenham - flat fire

Crews tackle challenging deep seated fire

Brigade issues incense burners warning following Colindale fire

Two fire engines attended the scene

18 April 2016

Fatal fire in Wandsworth

A man sadly died

Cigarette warning after Finchley house fire

Batteries disconnected in smoke alarm

200 evacuated following gas leak

Gas main ruptured at building site

17 April 2016

Carbon monoxide incident in Peckham

30 people evacuated from the scene

16 April 2016

Three rescued from Bayswater hotel fire

Around 60 firefighters called to the scene

Firefighters saved sinking houseboat at Poplar Dock Marina

Thankfully no one was injured

Lambeth – fire in office building

Smoke alarm alerts office staff to fire

15 April 2016

Southgate – fire in derelict building

Thankfully no injuries

House fire in Edgware

A man left before arrival of the Brigade

Chislehurst – blaze in bungalow

Two left before the arrival of the Brigade

13 April 2016

Barking house fire – a woman led to safety

Cooking left unattended causes fire

House fire in West Wickham

20 firefighters called to scene

Fire in office building in the City

400 evacuated before the arrival of the Brigade

Crews lead dogs to safety after Wandsworth flat fire

20 firefighters at the scene

12 April 2016

Carbon monoxide leak in Westbourne Park

Firefighters issue carbon monoxide detector reminder

Wembley – gas leak in block of flats

Two injured and 14 evacuated

11 April 2016

Camberwell – fire in block of flats

Two men taken to hospital

09 April 2016

Chingford – flat fire

Two adults and one child rescued

West Norwood maisonette fire update

Man rescued sadly later dies in hospital

08 April 2016

Fatal fire in Orpington

Sadly a woman died

House fire in Fulham

Firefighters issue chimney warning

House fire in Ickenham

No injuries reported

Thornton Heath house fire

Four fire engines at the scene

Man rescued from West Norwood maisonette fire

A man taken to hospital

Croydon – fire in block of flats

Woman and child escape uninjured

07 April 2016

Crofton Park – house fire

One man rescued

Islington fatal fire

Sadly, a man has died

06 April 2016

Seven escape house fire in Stonebridge

Firefighters remind to test smoke alarms

05 April 2016

Cornhill van fire

No reports of any injuries

04 April 2016

Hendon - flat fire

Smoke alarm alerts elderly resident

House fire in Brixton

One man treated for smoke inhalation

Homerton flat fire caused by ‘carelessly disposed cigarettes’

Firefighters rescue two men

Blaze in Bermondsey bungalow

Thankfully no injures

Two rescued from flat fire in Croydon

Smoke alarm alerted the neighbour to call the Brigade

02 April 2016

70 firefighters tackle blaze in Tottenham industrial bakery

Crews battle for over six hours to control blaze

01 April 2016

Sutton - house fire

20 firefighters at the scene

Horse rescued at Keston farm

One fire engine on the scene

Roof blaze in Edgware

Thankfully no injuries

Car on fire in Wanstead

One fire engine on the scene

March 2016

30 March 2016

Forest Gate – house fire

No smoke alarm fitted in the property

Putney – flat fire

Man treated for smoke inhalation

29 March 2016

Abbey Wood – car on fire

Thankfully no injuries

One man rescued from overturned car in Richmond

Ten firefighters on the scene

28 March 2016

Thirteen rescued from Hounslow restaurant blaze

Ten fire engines and over 70 firefighters tackle blaze

Brigade deals with over 100 Storm Katie incidents

Five children rescued from fire during storm

26 March 2016

Edmonton – waste fire

500 tonnes of waste destroyed

South Norwood – small cooking flat fire

Cooking left unattended causes fire

25 March 2016

Fire at ITV Studios

Good Morning Britain off air

24 March 2016

Uxbridge – repair garage blaze

Two garages and 15 vehicles destroyed by the fire

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