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April 2015

17 April 2015

Basement damaged by fire in Bayswater

No injuries


Morden - house fire

Four fire engines attended the incident


Marylebone – fire at building’s roof

Fire in lift motor room


16 April 2015

Two in lucky escape from fire in Feltham

No smoke alarms


Richmond – burning garden waste warning

Man injured trying to put out the flames


15 April 2015

Barn fire – Enfield

30 pigs and seven dogs saved


Shop damaged by fire in Sutton

No one injured


Smoke alarm reminder after 11 rescued from Clapham flat fire

Fire most likely to have been started by a candle


Firefighters searched for man reported in the water in Hampstead Heath

Firefighters used three boats on the pond


Smoke alarm stops fire spreading in Morden

Alarm woke residents up


Thornton Heath - house fire

Man escaped property before crews arrived


14 April 2015

Richmond – roof fire

Two builders escape unhurt


13 April 2015

Chef injured in Teddington pub fire

Minor burns


Flat damaged by fire in South Kensington

Careless disposal of smoking materials


12 April 2015

Abbey Wood - caravan blaze

Fire could be seen from miles around.


10 April 2015

Archery equipment targeted by fire in Chessington

Neighbours raise alarm


Safety warning after oil lamp starts Harrow flat fire

Oil lamp in religious shrine believed to have started flat fire


Horse trapped in Belvedere ditch

Firefighters have freed Cody


09 April 2015

Harrow – flat fire

No injuries reported


08 April 2015

Smoke alarm reminder after Plaistow takeaway fire

Residents living above flats saved by smoke alarms


Lorry crashes into Dulwich railway bridge

Thankfully no one was injured and all 89 passengers were safely transferred.


07 April 2015

Sutton - woman dies following flat fire

Two fire engines at the scene


06 April 2015

Pet dog causes house fire in Peckham

Unusual cause of fire revealed as warning to pet owners


Two rescued from Orpington house fire

15 firefighters at the scene


05 April 2015

Kingsway incident - updated lines

The fire has been extinguished


04 April 2015

North Woolwich – flat fire

Four fire engines attended


Welling – flat fire

Firefighters helped a boy to safety


10 fire engines tackle flat fire in Holloway

Over 70 firefighters at the scene


Firefighters rescue man from Walthamstow flat fire

Man taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service


Updated Upminster – maisonette blaze

Fire in cannabis factory


02 April 2015

Park Royal industrial unit fire - updated lines

Industrial unit on Western Road was alight


01 April 2015

Crane operator rescued in Putney

100 feet off the ground


March 2015

31 March 2015

Sutton - fire at disused hospital wing

Four fire engines were at the scene


Fire crews rescue man from flat fire in Harrow

Crews perform CPR


Outbuilding damaged by fire in Upper Clapton

No injuries


30 March 2015

Warehouse damaged by two fires in Crayford

Two fires in same location


House damaged by fire in Leyton

No smoke alarm


Flat fire in Walthamstow

No injuries


Windy weather increases weekend call outs

Firefighters attended around 30 incidents


28 March 2015

Tolworth - bank fire

20 firefighters at the scene


27 March 2015

Barnes - fire in house basement

One woman was taken to hospital


Soho - restaurant fire

21 firefighters and officers at the scene


Maida Hill - flat fire

Two people escaped the building before firefighters arrived


26 March 2015

Smoke alarm warning following Bromley family's narrow escape

The house did not have a smoke alarm


25 March 2015

Brixton - restaurant fire

Four fire engines are at the scene


Hounslow - pub fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Forest Gate – fatal fire

Sadly a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.


24 March 2015

Firefighters rescue Jack Russell trapped in a hole in Ealing

Specialist cutting equipment used to free dog


Bermondsey - latest on unexploded WW2 bomb

Safety cordon has been lifted


23 March 2015

Acton – fatal fire

A further seven people got out uninjured.


Brigade asks people to know the plan after Wandsworth fire

Firefighters are calling on the capital’s high rise residents to know their fire plan and think about what they’d do if a fire broke out in their building after a flat fire on Point Pleasant in Wandsworth yesterday afternoon.


St John's Wood - flat fire

Communal area and second floor flat damaged by fire


22 March 2015

Camberwell – disused building fire

Building badly damaged by the blaze


20 March 2015

Burnt toast Made in Chelsea

Around 200 students evacuated from the block


35 firefighters tackle arts centre fire in Southwark

Smoke drifted across neighbouring streets


18 March 2015

Neighbours living above a pottery raise alarm after smelling smoke

Potty that there was no working smoke alarm


Eleven rescued from Ilford flat fire

All treated for smoke inhalation


17 March 2015

Multi-vehicle crash on M1 southbound

We freed one trapped person.


Member of the public drags man from burning car

Three people injured


16 March 2015

Flat fire in Marylebone

No injuries


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