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September 2015

01 September 2015

Camden Town – flat fire

Half of ground floor flat damaged


Wembley - fire in derelict building

Blaze in disused offices


Clapham fire

No one injured at Clapham blaze


August 2015

31 August 2015

100 firefighters tackled Welling pub fire

No reports of injuries


Man dies in Shepherds Bush flat fire

14 firefighters at the scene


30 August 2015

Battersea flat fire

Fire breaks out in high rise block


Firefighters rescue man and woman from Wimbledon fire

A further three people also escaped


Pizza chef injured tackling restaurant blaze

Taken to hospital following blaze


29 August 2015

Fire crews battle Croydon shop blaze

Shop and flat damaged


Abbey Wood – flat fire

20 firefighters at the scene


28 August 2015

Smoke alarms save two from Surbiton house blaze

Over 60 firefighters tackle fire


Ilford - 50 people evacuated due to possible roof collapse

Firefighters warn get out, stay out and ring 999


Four escape Catford house blaze

Smoke alarms alert residents to fire


27 August 2015

Man and child escape Canning Town blaze

Careless disposal of cigarettes warning after Canning Town fire


Joss sticks cause Kentish Town flat fire

Firefighters warn of the dangers of not having smoke alarms


Sinking boat on River Lea

No occupants were onboard


26 August 2015

Heavy rain leads to spike in flooding calls

Flooding due to heavy rain has led to a busy afternoon for London’s firefighters and control officers.


25 August 2015

Enfield - flat fire

Flats badly damaged


24 August 2015

Mirror and sun combined to badly damage South Norwood home

Three people escape unhurt


Hackney shed 50 shades of black

Garden shed destroyed in blaze


23 August 2015

Bermondsey – flat blaze

Thankfully no one in at time of fire


22 August 2015

Tolworth – family home gutted by ‘hairdryer fire’

Firefighters issue a number of fire safety warnings


21 August 2015

Fire crews rescue pair from sticky situation

Mad paths used to reach men


19 August 2015

Fire at block of flats in Kingsland, N1

A flat on the fourth floor was damaged by fire


18 August 2015

Hornchurch - house fire

Lightning strikes


Stoke Newington - fire at block of flats

Part of the building's roof was damaged by fire


Sidcup - disused maternity ward fire

No other part of the hospital affected.


Forty people evacuate from office block fire in City of London

Four fire engines were at the scene


17 August 2015

Roof fire in Whitton

Early salvage work minimised water damage


Cubitt Town - flat fire

20 firefighters at the scene


16 August 2015

Smoke alarm warning after Colliers Wood flat fire

Crews rescue woman and adminster oxygen


15 August 2015

Fire in Richmond car wash

No injuries


14 August 2015

Peckham - recycling warehouse fire

Six fire engines attended the incident


13 August 2015

Firefighters tackle fire in Chislehurst school gym

Four fire engines were at the scene


12 August 2015

Carshalton - house fire

No batteries in smoke alarm


11 August 2015

East Dulwich – hostel fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Rubbish fire in Thornton Heath

Garage damaged in rubbish blaze


Firefighters rescue adults from Plumstead house fire

Man and woman led to safety by crews


Man escapes flat fire in Wembley

Most of the flat was damaged


Stockwell - fish and chip shop fire

Part of the shop damaged by fire


Bethnal Green unexploded WW2 bomb

150 people were evacuated.


10 August 2015

Tottenham lock canal boat submerged

20 tonnes of water pumped away


Harlesden – social club fire

Roof badly damaged


07 August 2015

Kensal Rise - house fire

Part of hallway damaged by fire


06 August 2015

Wandsworth - fire at recycling facility

30 firefighters at the scene


Black Lab rescued from Thames

The dog went into the river near St Thomas' Hospital


Brixton - flat fire

Man confirmed dead at the scene


Firefighters tackle Upminster roof fire caused by lightning strike

An elderly woman escaped uninjured


Acton – flat fire

Man confirmed dead at the scene


Chadwell Heath - house fire

Eight people left two properties before Brigade arrived


05 August 2015

Palmers Green - restaurant fire

Eight fire engines were at the scene


04 August 2015

Thamesmead - three adults and six children escape fire

Four fire engines are at the scene


Small fire in restaurant oven at The Shard

100 people evacuated but spriinklers prevent serious damage


Neasden Recreation Ground - grass fire

Area the size of two football pitches alight


Firefighters tackle Ladbroke Grove house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


03 August 2015

Chislehurst - horse rescue

Horse collapsed in stables


Bloomsbury – tourist bus in collision with tree

Bus roof taken off by impact


Firefighters attend grass fire on Mitcham Common

Area around three hectares damaged in the blaze


Fire engine involved in road traffic collision - Brixton

One man taken to hospital


Uxbridge - house fire

Six fire engines were at the scene


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