London Fire Brigade

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August 2016

23 August 2016

Croydon – garages fire

An hour to bring under control


22 August 2016

Isle of Dogs - house fire

Part of the first floor of a three storey house was damaged by fire.


Feltham - house fire

The fire started in the rear garden of one of the properties and spread from a shed to surrounding fence, house and two adjoining properties


21 August 2016

Hackney - office block fire

Cigarette warning


Forest Gate - fire in a basement

Part of the basement was damaged by fire.


20 August 2016

Ilford – hotel fire

Roof badly damaged


19 August 2016

Plaistow – house fire

Elderly woman rescued by firefighters


Stratford - fire on a balcony

Part of a balcony belonging to a seventh floor flat was damaged by fire


Hayes - flat fire

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


120 firefighters tackle high rise blaze in Shepherds Bush Green

999 Control officers take over 40 emergency calls to highly visible fire


18 August 2016

Raynes Park - house fire

A loft conversion at a mid-terraced house was gutted by fire


Moorgate – small track fire

Station evacuated before Brigade arrived


17 August 2016

Norbury - fire at car storage yard

Three vehicles and two caravans were destroyed by fire


Lewisham - basement fire

Part of the basement of a house was damaged by fire.


New Malden - bungalow fire

The ground floor of the property was gutted by fire and half of the roof was also damaged


West Norwood - house fire

Part of the first floor and half of the roof of a terraced house were damaged by fire


Stratford - fire at a pub

A smoking hut at the back of the pub was gutted by fire and an extension was also damaged by the blaze


15 August 2016

Bloomsbury Way - flat fire

Part of a flat on the first floor of the property and part of the ceiling of the ground floor restaurant were damaged by fire


14 August 2016

Three rescued from Palmers Green flat fire

Crews work hard to contain blaze


Peckham Rye - fire in underground car park

A car was completely damaged by fire and another ten vehicle were damaged by heat and smoke.


Forest Hill - four rescued from flat fire

Flat left badly damaged


Erith - house fire

Part of the first floor of a semi-detached house was damaged by fire.


60 firefighters tackle fire in Wembley recyling centre

50 tonnes of rubbish destroyed


Brixton - fire on flat roof

A flat roof over a bay window on the first floor of the building was damaged by fire.


13 August 2016

Horse manure sparks stable yard blaze in Chislehurst

Tyres, timber pallets and horse trailer all damaged


East Ham – house fire

20 firefighters at the scene


12 August 2016

Hendon - house fire

A loft conversion of a terraced house was gutted by fire


Belgravia - fire at office block

The fire is believed to have been caused by an extractor fan


Uxbridge - fire in industrial yard

Two double decker buses and a porta cabin were gutted by the fire


11 August 2016

Orpington - car crashes into shop

Firefighters free trapped woman


Harrow - flat fire above shops

Twelve fire engines tackle flat blaze


Harrow - flat fire

There are not believed to have been any working smoke alarms in the flat where the fire started


10 August 2016

Tottenham - roof fire

Part of the roof across the block of houses was damaged by fire


Hampstead - flat fire

35 firefighters tackle blaze in house converted into flats


Islington - flat fire

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


09 August 2016

Orpington - fire on farm land

A combine harvester and 10 tonnes of wood chippings were destroyed by fire


Ilford - grass fire

One hectare of grass and bushes were damaged by fire


Shoreditch - flat fire

Part of a ground floor flat was damaged by fire


Mitcham - kitchen fire

One person was led to safety by crews wearing breathing apparatus


Hammersmith - restaurant fire

Part of the basement, ground floor and the ducting was damaged by fire


08 August 2016

West Drayton - fire at caravan park

No reports of any injuries


South Woodford - maisonette fire

A property on the first and second floor of the building was partially damaged by fire


Erith - flat fire

One woman was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and a further 25 people left the building before the Brigade arrived


Edmonton - waste recycling yard fire

Approximately 100 tonnes of construction waste was damaged by fire


Large fire in Greenwich - update

More than 100 firefighters called to blaze


Barking - fire at skip hire unit

One waste transfer sorting machine was completely damaged by fire


07 August 2016

Bromley - fire at a pub

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


Tottenham - flat fire

Six rescued from fire but one man sadly dies in hospital


Croydon - house fire

Two women in the property were alerted to the fire by a smoke alarm sounding


06 August 2016

Acton - fatal fire

20 firefighters called to scene


Fulham - flat fire

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


05 August 2016

Claybury Park - scrubland fire

Approximately two acres of scrubland - the size of 32 tennis courts - was damaged by fire


Candle safety advice issued after Streatham Hill flat fire

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a flat on the fourth floor of the building


Southall - house fire

Half of the ground floor and the whole of the first floor of the semi-detached property were damaged by fire.


Croydon - house fire

Part of the ground and first floor of a terraced house was damaged by fire


04 August 2016

Finsbury Park - flat fire

The blaze started in a bedroom and is believed to have been caused by a candle left unattended


Purrfect rescue as firefighters save mother and her four newly born kittens

KIttens to be named after the firefighters


03 August 2016

Tooting - shop fire

The fire is believed to have been caused by an unattended oil burning lamp


Hounslow - fire in department store storage room

Part of a storage room in a department store was damaged by fire


02 August 2016

Leyton – print works blaze

Twenty people evacuated as a precaution due to gas cylinders


Harrow - house fire

Part of the ground floor of a semi-detached house was damaged by fire


Chadwell Heath – injured man rescued from scaffolding

Firefighters use aerial appliance to rescue man


01 August 2016

Wanstead - flat fire

A flat on the second floor and the roof of the building were completely damaged by fire


July 2016

31 July 2016

Firefighters issue barbecue warning after man badly burnt in Hackney

The Brigade’s fire investigators believe that the man had used white spirit or petrol on barbecue coals before trying to light it


Crews rescue people from Southbank fairground ride

Complex rescue 20 metres above ground


Bow - house fire

A 20 kilogram light portable gas cylinder was cooled and removed from the scene by firefighters


30 July 2016

Holloway Road – shop fire

Five people escape unhurt


Perivale - fire on derelict land

The fire involved approximately three tonnes of waste


29 July 2016

Peckham - house fire

The fire is believed to have been caused by a candle left unattended


Morden - house fire

Part of a kitchen on the ground floor of the property was damaged by the fire


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