London Fire Brigade

Latest incidents


March 2017

22 March 2017

Westminster incident

Firefighters are assisting police with an incident in Westminster.

20 March 2017

Sutton - house fire

Part of the first floor of the property was damaged by fire

Northolt - maisonette fire

Crews wearing breathing apparatus rescued six dogs and 17 cats from an adjacent property

18 March 2017

Pinner - house fire

Roof gutted by fire

Plaistow - car workshop fire

Seven people evacuated from nearby flats

Neasden - car workshop fire

Around 40 people evacuated by police from neighbouring properties

17 March 2017

Sprinkler system helps save recycling warehouse

Firefighters set up water relay from nearby canal

Bermondsey - fire in car park

Part of a disused car park on the lower ground floor of the building was damaged by fire

Cricklewood - fire in scrap yard

Approximately one tonne of waste was damaged

Tulse Hill – fatal fire

Fire in a ground floor flat

Worcester Park - fire at a house

The cause of the fire is believed to be due to the unsafe disposal of smoking materials.

Fire survival advice given at Islington flat fire

Sadly a dog dies in second floor flat

Islington - fire on a balcony

Part of the balcony of a flat on the fourth floor of the building was damaged by fire

Sudbury - house fire

Part of the loft conversion of a terraced house was damaged by fire

15 March 2017

Vauxhall - fire in a flat

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a cat from the flat where the fire started

Edgware Road - fire in basement

Part of the basement kitchen was damaged by fire

No working smoke alarm at Southgate house blaze

Family have a lucky escape

14 March 2017

Uxbridge - rubbish alight

Approximately 20 tonnes of rubbish was damaged by fire

Manor Park – bus stop fire

Quickly under control

Northwood – house fire

No reported injuries

Enfield - fire at a restaurant

Part of the ground floor of the restaurant was damaged by fire

13 March 2017

Holland Park Roundabout - road traffic collision

A car and a police car were involved in the collision

12 March 2017

Leytonstone – smoke alarm warning as six escape serious blaze

Get smoke alarms now and make sure they work

11 March 2017

Cheam - house fire

Part of the loft space was damaged by fire

Wembley - fire at industrial unit

A joinery unit was damaged by fire

10 March 2017

Kew - house fire

Woman rescued and suffers burns

Smoke alarm warning after Southall house fire

Half of the first floor and all of the roof of the property were damaged by fire

09 March 2017

Norbury - fire at garage

Nine vehicles were damaged by fire

Romford - car in collision with house

Thankfully there were no reports of any injuries and nobody was trapped in the vehicle

Wimbledon - fire in a flat

Part of a flat on the third floor of the building was damaged by fire

08 March 2017

Hackney - shop fire

The shop's ducting (extraction system) between the ground and first floors was damaged by fire

07 March 2017

Belgravia - road traffic collision

One vehicle involved in the crash came off the road and became wedged towards the basement of a building

06 March 2017

Brentford - fire at a scrap yard

A shelving unit containing tyres and a lorry cab were completely damaged by fire

Southwark - fire in block of flats

Twelve people evacuated before the arrival of the Brigade

Primrose Hill - house fire

Part of the ground, first and second floors of the building were damaged by fire

05 March 2017

Sidcup - Girl ‘lucky to be alive’ following mud rescue

Fire chiefs issue reminder about dangers of going in the water

Woolwich - house fire

Around half of the first floor of a mid terraced house was damaged by fire.

04 March 2017

Enfield - fire in tower block

Four fire engines attended

03 March 2017

Brondesbury Park - suspected unexploded WW2 bomb

Bomb removed and residents allowed home

Croydon - double decker bus fire

No reported injuries

02 March 2017

Isleworth - fire at tyre shop

Part of the tyre shop’s fitting bay and a car within it were damaged by fire

Stoke Newington - flat fire

The Brigade’s 999 control officers took more than 20 calls to the fire

01 March 2017

Forest Gate - fire at car breakers yard

Part of the ground floor and first floor of a two storey unit was damaged by fire

February 2017

28 February 2017

Clapham – firefighters free teenager from underneath van

Air bags used to lift vehicle

Camden High Street - shop fire

Part of the ground floor shop was damaged by fire

Eltham - fire in community centre

Approximately 30 people left the premises before the arrival of the Brigade

Chalk Farm Road - Sprinklers save Stables Market

Camden’s indoor market was saved by sprinklers

27 February 2017

Shoreditch – suspected unexploded World War II bomb

Device not to be suspicious and not an explosive device

Poplar - bus fire

A double decker bus was completely damaged by fire

Whitechapel – flat fire

Ground floor damaged

26 February 2017

Bromley - fire at beauty salon

Part of the basement of the salon was damaged by fire

25 February 2017

Uxbridge - shed fire

A shed was completely damaged by fire

Islington - fire at a restaurant

Part of the first floor store room was damaged by fire

Walworth - fire in a maisonette

Part of a maisonette on the first floor of the block was damaged by fire

24 February 2017

Enfield - house fire

A doorway on the ground floor of the property was damaged by fire

Whitechapel - fire at a house

A woman and a child were led to safety via an internal staircase by breathing apparatus crews

Westbourne Park – shop and flats fire

Severe blaze

West Hampstead – blaze in a block of flats under development

Around 25 workers left the building before the Brigade arrived

Ealing - fire at block of flats

Approximately 20 people left the building before the arrival of the Brigade

23 February 2017

Storm Doris causes tree to fall on house in Chiswick

Nearly two hundered Storm Doris incidents between 8am and 7pm

Wembley - fire at a restaurant

All of the restaurants front signage was damaged by fire

Hook Road, Chessington - fire

A single storey outbuilding was completely damaged by fire

Hackney - flat fire above fast food shop

No injuries reported

Crofton Park - restaurant fire

Ground floor restaurant damaged

22 February 2017

Twickenham – loft space fire above a shop

No reports of any injuries

Croydon - flat fire

Unattended cooking believed to be the cause

20 February 2017

Acton - fire in a flat

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

Puppy rescued by firefighters from blaze at Harlesden cannabis factory

Smokey the puppy was thankfully not injured

18 February 2017

Brentford – suspected cannabis factory fire

Know the key signs and inform the police so that they can act swiftly

17 February 2017

Stockwell - flat fire

Part of a flat on the 19th floor of the building was damaged by fire

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