London Fire Brigade

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September 2017

21 September 2017

Lambeth - Laundrette fire

No injuries reported

Catford - fire in a car park

One van, 15 motorcycles and part of the service deck on the second floor of the building was damaged by fire

20 September 2017

Firefighters rescue 12 cats and 6 dogs after fire at Putney Animal Hospital

Thankfully no animals or staff were injured

Ickenham - shed fire

Crews cool cylinders as shed gutted by blazw

Leaking dry shampoo can causes subsonic explosion at Notting Hill flat

A window blown out of its frame

19 September 2017

Tottenham - warehouse fire

Fire under control but crews remain at the scene damping down

17 September 2017

Hounslow - fire at a shop

Crews discovered a fire at the rear of the building in an area where cardboard was stored for waste collection

Smell of chemicals Eltham

no raised levels found

16 September 2017

Covent Garden - basement fire

No injuries reported

15 September 2017

Incident at Parsons Green tube station

Firefighters were on the scene within three minutes

Deptford - fire at block of flats

Ducting and roof damaged by the blaze

14 September 2017

Harrow - warehouse fire

Brigade Control Officers took almost 40 calls to the fire

Lambeth - fire at a cafe

Part of the basement was damaged in the fire

13 September 2017

Islington - fire at a block of flats

A section of wall was damaged by fire

Manor Park – house fire

No one in at the time of the fire

12 September 2017

Thornton Health – flat fire

Half of the flat damaged

Deptford – shed fire

Cause under investigation

Romford - car fire

One car was destroyed in the blaze

11 September 2017

Beckenham - road traffic collision

Firefighters released a trapped woman after two cars collided

10 September 2017

Croydon – house fire

roof badly damaged

Colindale - flat fire

Crews wearing breathing apparatus led a man and woman to safety

08 September 2017

Stratford – car yard fire

Cylinders cooled down

Shepherd's Bush - flat fire

Half of a basement flat and part of a ground floor flat were damaged by fire

Knightsbridge - restaurant fire

Part of the basement of the restaurant was damaged by fire

07 September 2017

Orpington - lorry fire

One fire engine from Orpington fire station attended the scene

06 September 2017

Greenford - restaurant fire

Part of the ground floor extension was damaged by fire

05 September 2017

Smoking safety reminder after Camberwell flat fire

The balcony of a second floor flat was destroyed in the fire

Swiss Cottage - shop fire

Six fire engines attended the scene

04 September 2017

Ealing - shop fire

Four fire engines were called to a fire at a bakery

03 September 2017

Marylebone - flat fire

Part of a basement flat was damaged by fire

02 September 2017

Wembley - car workshop fire

A single storey garage was slightly damaged in the blaze

Leytonstone Underground Station - fire

An internal chamber linking the eastbound and westbound tunnels was slightly damaged by the fire

August 2017

29 August 2017

Bexley - fire at timber yard

Four fire engines attended the scene

28 August 2017

Smoking safety reminder after North Finchley balcony fire

Make sure you put out cigarettes properly

Sydenham - flat fire

One man was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus

27 August 2017

Uxbridge - 35 firefighters tackle pizza shop blaze

Shop gutted by blaze

Brixton - house fire

Half of the roof of the property was damaged by fire

Hampstead - fire at house converted into flats

A third floor flat and the roof were damaged by fire

26 August 2017

Park Royal - fire at waste refuse site

Eight fire engines attended the scene

Harrow - fire at a shop

Part of the ground floor shop was damaged by fire

25 August 2017

Golders Green - road traffic collisions

Two cars crash into one another

24 August 2017

Orpington - fire at derelict hall

The hall was gutted by the blaze

Islington - fire at a shop

Part of the ground floor shop was damaged by fire

Camden High Street - basement fire

20 firefighters tackle blaze

23 August 2017

Chingford – discount store fire

The fire has severely damaged the store

Basement fire in Canary Wharf office block

200 people left building before Brigade arrived

Cooking safety reminder after Tottenham flat fire

Crews find no working smoking alarms inside the flat

22 August 2017

Hackney - fire at derelict house

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

20 August 2017

Warning issued after camping stove sparks Wood Green kitchen blaze

Kitchen destroyed by blaze

Marylebone - flat fire

Sadly one man has died

19 August 2017

Smoking safety reminder after Battersea flat fire

Half of fourth floor flat damaged

Forest Gate - car crashes into shop front

The shop and car were destroyed by fire

Crews rescue 'Goldie' the Golden Retriever from lake in Uxbridge

Firefighters use inflatable rescue boat to reach stranded pooch

Around 60 firefighters tackle Bayswater flat fire

Fire in converted six storey terrace house

18 August 2017

Erith - derelict building fire

Part of the ground and first floors and part of the roof of the building were damaged by fire

17 August 2017

Safety warning after hoverboard catches fire while being used by a child

The self-balancing scooter caught fire while a child was using it

Golders Green – car hits flower delivery vehicle

Firefighters say it was a miracle no one died after a car hit a flower delivery lorry while a worker was unloading the vehicle.

Brentford – house fire

Teenage boy treated for smoke inhalation

Candle safety warning after Croydon flat fire

The alarm was raised by a passer-by who saw smoke coming from the window.

16 August 2017

Leyton – road machine blaze

Smoke could be seen for miles

15 August 2017

Holborn – reports of smoke on platform

The station has been evacuated.

Richmond - house fire

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

14 August 2017

Cooking safety reminder after Edmonton flat fire

A pan with hot cooking oil was left unattended on the heat

13 August 2017

Leytonstone - flat fire

Safety reminder after discarded smoking materials believed to have caused flat fire

12 August 2017

Croydon - fire at a workshop

Half of a ground floor workshop was damaged by fire.

Ealing - flat fire

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

11 August 2017

Small fire on a train at Oxford Circus

Station evacuated

Northwood - shop fire

Part of the lower ground floor store room was damaged by fire

Camden - car park fire

One car was damaged

Bayswater - restaurant fire

The restaurant's extraction system from the ground to fourth floor was damaged

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