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December 2017

11 December 2017

Brentford – flat fire

No injuries reported

10 December 2017

Southwark - house fire

No injuries reported

09 December 2017

Camden - flat fire

Four fire engines were at the scene

Wembley - electrics arcing

Crews were called to reports of electrics arcing

Leyton - house fire

One man and one woman were rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus

08 December 2017

St John's Wood - flat fire

Six fire engines attended the scene

07 December 2017

Kingston - boat fire

No injuries reported

06 December 2017

Holborn - flat fire

Part of a maisonette on the third and fourth floors of the building were damaged by fire

Bishopsgate - line rescue

Firefighters helped rescue an injured man from the roof of a building

05 December 2017

Isle of Dogs - fire in car park

A recycling lorry was partly damaged by fire

Hackney - hotel fire

Part of the internal chimney and all of the extractor fan on the roof were damaged

Tottenham - flat fire

One woman was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus

Stanmore - garage fire

A garage and associated outbuildings were destroyed

04 December 2017

Northwood – horse rescue

33 year old Jed received a follow-up vist by the crews

Kensington - school fire

A small part of the second floor was damaged

Winchmore Hill - house fire

Half of a loft conversion destroyed by fire

03 December 2017

Cooking safety reminder after Kilburn flat fire

The Brigade’s fire investigators believe the fire was caused by a chip pan left unattended

02 December 2017

Forest Gate - flat fire

Firefighters issue smoke alarm reminder after pan left unattended causes flat fire

01 December 2017

Enfield - farm fire

Around 500 tonnes of mulch was alight in an open field

Sutton - flat fire

Smoke alarm alerts residents to fire

November 2017

30 November 2017

Ilford - house fire

Firefighters have issued a safety warning after a fire was caused by a fan heater

City - fire in restaurant under refurbishment

A sprinkler system activated and suppressed the fire

29 November 2017

Finsbury Park - external facia fire

Approximately eight square metres of the external facia was damaged by fire

28 November 2017

Edmonton - fire at disused sports pavilion

The Brigade’s 999 control officers took 35 calls to the fire

27 November 2017

Uxbridge - bungalow fire

Half of ground floor damaged by fire

Hanwell - reclamation workshop fire

First floor of portable accommodation unit destroyed by fire

Tottenham – garden shed fire

The whole shed was destroyed

Croydon - restaurant fire

Firefighters issue kitchen safety reminder after pan overheats and causes fire at a restaurant with flats above

Beckenham - house fire

The roof and first floor of the detached property were destroyed by fire

26 November 2017

Kennington – flat fire

Third floor flat badly damaged

Rotherhithe - launderette fire

Fire is believed to have been caused by oil-contaminated textiles self-heating

Plumstead - flat fire

A man was rescued from the lower ground floor by fire crews wearing breathing apparatus

Hackney Wick - fire on canal boat

A canal boat was destroyed

Willesden Green - workshop fire

The Brigade’s 999 control officers took a total of 29 calls to reports of the fire

25 November 2017

Battersea – beauty salon fire

Small cupboard fire contained

24 November 2017

Kingston – sinking house boat

One man and a woman disembarked before the Brigade arrived

Sydenham - Road traffic collision

One person was trapped in their car by the nature of their injuries

Oxford Circus tube incident

The Met response on Oxford Street has now been stood down.

Ponders End - warehouse fire

Part of the ground floor, first floor and roof of a warehouse were damaged by the fire

23 November 2017

Edmonton - house fire

The ground floor of the terraced house was destroyed by fire

21 November 2017

Hampstead - woman sadly dies after fire in flats

Building left severely damaged by blaze

Candle warning after Clapham church hall fire

Small part of first floor damaged by fire

20 November 2017

Smoke alarm alerts Chelsea woman to fire in flat

One woman taken to hospital following blaze

Mitcham - house fire

The first floor of the semi-detached house was destroyed by fire

19 November 2017

Walthamstow - car repair workshop fire

Half of the workshop, which contained car tyres, was damaged by the fire

Enfield - fire at training centre

Part of a canteen area on the first floor of the building was damaged by fire

18 November 2017

Peckham - house fire

Eight escape property before Brigade arrives

Edmonton - house fire

Two homes damaged in blaze

Beckenham - house fire

Six fire engines at the scene

17 November 2017

Smoke alarm warning after West Drayton flat fire

Two adults and two children left the affected flat before the arrival of the Brigade

16 November 2017

Southall - container fire

Two stacked freight containers were alight

Clerkenwell Road - fire at office block

Part of the roof and a stack of insulation at roof level were damaged by fire

15 November 2017

Bermondsey - maisonette fire

Firefighters rescued a man and a woman from the first floor via a ladder

13 November 2017

Heater warning after flat fire in North Kensington

Reminder issued to always unplug unused heaters

Tooting - flat fire

Part of the second floor was damaged by the fire

Willesden - flat fire

One man was rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus

12 November 2017

Edgware Road - flat fire

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

11 November 2017

Pinner - house fire

The owner of the house was alerted to the fire by a smoke alarm in the garage

Stratford - sprinklers suppress shopping centre fire

Fire in a service area on the second floor was suppressed by a sprinkler system

10 November 2017

Islington - house fire

Part of the first floor of the end-of-terraced property and a small part of the second floor were damaged

Stratford - fire in student accommodation

A sprinkler system activated and suppressed the fire

Pinner - bungalow fire

Four fire engines at the scene

Islington - hostel fire

Part of a fourth floor flat damaged by fire

09 November 2017

Renewed call for sprinklers after Mill Hill school blaze

Part of a ground floor sports hall was damaged by fire

Hornsey - flat fire

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

Enfield - house fire

Half of the ground floor of the mid-terraced house was damaged by fire

North Finchley - house fire

Half of a first floor flat and part of a roof void were damaged by fire

Wimbledon Chase - house fire

Approximately half of the loft space and roof was damaged by fire

Barkingside - fire at restaurant with flats above

Part of the ground floor and part of the first floor were damaged by fire

08 November 2017

South Croydon - fire at takeaway restaurant

Part of the kitchen and the extraction system was damaged by fire

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