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July 2015

31 July 2015

Fifteen people escape Hampstead fitness centre fire

Six fire engines were at the scene


Orpington – garden shed fire

21 firefighters attended the incident


Wandsworth – school building damaged by fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Chigwell - shed fire

A single storey out building was damaged in the blaze


30 July 2015

Two escape serious Ilford house blaze

Carless disposal of cigarettes believed to be the cause


Man drowns in Hackney canal

Police recover body


Catford - greenhouse fire

Firefighters cooled and removed propane gas cylinders at the scene


Loft damaged in North Kensington house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


29 July 2015

Firefighters investigate smell of chemicals at East Ham house

Five people were treated by the London Ambulance Service


Summer sun causes Wimbledon bedroom fire

Smoke alarm saves occupier from sunlight blaze


28 July 2015

Bromley - bar fire

21 firefighters were at the scene


Sudbury – woman saved from flat blaze

Woman taken to hospital


Rainham – flat fire

Cause of the fire is not known at this stage


26 July 2015

Five adults and child evacuated from Blackheath house fire

All taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service


25 July 2015

East Dulwich – flat fire

No injuries


Marylebone pub fire

No injuries


Dagenham – industrial fire

Sprinkler system prevented considerable damage


Two men escape house fire in Pimlico

First floor badly damaged


Storage depot damaged by fire in South Croydon

Gas cylinder removed


Twenty-eight people escape flat fire in Wallington

One person taken to hospital


24 July 2015

Dagenham - car workshop fire

Forty-three people were evacuated from their homes


Herne Hill – fire in care home

No injuries


23 July 2015

Feltham - grass fire

An area around the size of a football pitch was damaged in the blaze


Two men rescued from intense fire in Hayes

Control room staff provided fire survival advice


22 July 2015

Fire damages power cables in Upminster

Local power cuts caused by fire


Hackney Road – gas leak

Six people evacuated from building site


Bermondsey - hot coals guts shed

Firefighters warn to cool your coals


21 July 2015

Man and snake survive flat fire in Feltham

4 people led to safety


Enfield - industrial unit blaze

Fire could be seen across London


20 July 2015

Firefighters rescue two from Marble Arch Ferris wheel

Two adults were rescued using an aerial ladder platform


Barkingside - restaurant fire

Eight people escaped uninjured


Restaurant damaged by fire in Soho

Challenging fire


19 July 2015

Shoreditch – pop up restaurant blaze

No reports of any injuries


18 July 2015

Erith – grass fire

Size of four football pitches long and one wide destroyed


Get out, stay out reminder after Hounslow house fire

Six fire engines called


Office block damaged by fire in the City

Believed to be an electrical fault


17 July 2015

Cricket pavilion prevented from becoming Ashes

Maiden run out of clubhouse


Manor Park - house fire

Roof badly damaged


16 July 2015

Purley – chemical leak

No injuries


Isle of Dogs - house fire

Three people escape, unhurt.


Upper Clapton - fire at block of flats

No injuries


15 July 2015

Woman rescued from fire in Walthamstow

No injuries


Three people escape flat fire in Cricklewood

All suffered from smoke inhalation


Hornsey – man escapes fire in take away

Trapped in kitchen area


14 July 2015

Bethnal Green – pallet fire

17 gas cylinders involved


Plumstead – suspected chemical leak

7 people leave house


13 July 2015

Wimbledon - flat fire

Sadly, a man has died.


Hammersmith – fire in halls of residence

Know the plan


Multi-vehicle crash on A406

Three women taken to hospital


12 July 2015

Sidcup – fire at disused hospital

Small section damaged


11 July 2015

Bostall Woods grass fire

An area the size of two football pitches was alight


Plug socket warning following Eltham house fire

Man treated for smoke inhalation


House fire in Upper Edmonton

No injuries


Terrace damaged by fire in Tottenham

Porch and shed badly damaged


10 July 2015

Woman escapes Carshalton house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Winchmore Hill - fire in derelict bungalow

Bungalow gutted in blaze


Charlton - fire at recycling warehouse

Five people escape site


Croydon - fire at builder's yard

Crews act quickly to stop fitre from spreading


09 July 2015

Bow - fire in tower block

35 firefighters attended the scene


08 July 2015

Richmond – shop fire

Ground floor damaged


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