London Fire Brigade

Latest incidents


May 2016

24 May 2016

Garden blaze in Hayes

Garage and shed damaged by the fire

23 May 2016

Tower of London – small kitchen fire

Around 100 people evacuated before the Brigade arrived

Shop and dwelling fire in Bayswater

Crews assisted a person to safety

Shoreditch – extraction system fire

Smoke can be seen for miles

21 May 2016

Tottenham – fatal fire

Man dies at the scene

Man rescued in Tottenham fire

Control staff give life saving advice to man before he was rescued by fire crews

20 May 2016

Brixton – fire in factory

Around 60 people safely evacuated

Whitechapel – fire in shop

Crews sweep for chemicals due to leaking fridge

19 May 2016

Two people rescued in Streatham house fire

Four fire engines on the scene

House fire in Hayes

No injuries reported

18 May 2016

Wapping - builders' yard fire

Thankfully no injuries

Fulham - firefighters rescue cats from fire

Fire crews rescue two cats

Flat fire in Hackney

Man dies in hospital

Carshalton – fire in school under construction

Around 100 people evacuated

17 May 2016

Ilford – fire in house

No injuries reported

Brigade issues cooking warning after flat fire in Lewisham

Smoke alarm alerted to call the Brigade

Chessington – house fire

First floor of house gutted in blaze

16 May 2016

Thornton Heath – fire in garages

No reports of any injuries

Piccadilly – basement fire

Around 100 people evacuated

15 May 2016

Harlesden - bus in road traffic collision

Firefighters attend a road traffic collision involving a double decker bus and a shop

Recycling plant blaze in Leyton

Tons of rubbish on fire

14 May 2016

Edmonton – house fire

Two women suffered from smoke inhalation

Shipping container fire in Thornton Heath

Firefighters cool down gas cylinders

13 May 2016

Southall – fire in car repair garage

Around 50 people evacuated

12 May 2016

Chemical leak on London Wall

Two women were treated by London Ambulance Service

Twickenham - fire in nursery

A man escape uninjured

11 May 2016

Hoxton – flat fire

A woman left before the arrival of the Brigade

10 May 2016

One man rescued in Elephant and Castle fire

Control staff give life saving advice to man before he was rescued by fire crews

Tottenham – fatal fire

Man was pronounced dead at the scene

East Ham - three houses damaged by fire

Over 30 firefighters at the scene of East Ham blaze

Rainham – fire in warehouse

Four fire engines on the scene

09 May 2016

BBQ balcony warning after Greenwich flat fire

Never barbecue on balconies

07 May 2016

Flat fire in Friern Barnet

Firefighters issues cigarettes disposal warning

06 May 2016

Thornton Heath – house fire

Three fire engines on the scene

Bromley – garage blaze

No people or animals injured in the fire

Waste wood blaze in Harefield

Four fire engines on the scene

A man rescued from Tottenham flat fire

Smoke alarm helps to alert the Brigade

05 May 2016

Ilford – fire at nursery

Thankfully no injuries

Vauxhall track fire

Morning rush hour disruption

Two men rescued in Uxbridge house fire

Brigade issues smoke alarm reminder

Garages destroyed in Edmonton

No injuries

04 May 2016

Plaistow – shed fire

Firefighters prevent fire from spreading

03 May 2016

Thamesmead – balcony fire

Two women and three children escape uninjured

Sinkhole in Plumstead

Forty-eight people evacuated from their homes

Harrow – smoke alarm alerts residents

5 people escape

02 May 2016

Selhurst – gas explosion

Man treated for minor burns at the scene

Edmonton – house blaze

Fire affects three homes

Peckham – flat fire

Woman taken to hospital

01 May 2016

Ealing – two men rescued

Around 60 firefighters at the scene

Abbey Wood – flat fire

Firefighters issue electric heater reminder

Lambeth – restaurant fire

Thankfully no injuries

April 2016

30 April 2016

Firefighters rescue woman and child from house fire in Edmonton

One oxygen cylinder cooled down

29 April 2016

Firefighters issue sunlight warning following flat fire in Penge

Three people led to safety

28 April 2016

West End – carbon monoxide incident

50 people evacuated from office

27 April 2016

Brixton – shed destroyed by fire

Two gas cylinders isolated

Maida Vale - fire in laundrette

Eight people escape uninjured

Brigade investigates chemical smell in residential property in Wimbledon

Around 10 people evacuated

26 April 2016

Southall - man dies following garage fire

Sadly the man died in hospital

25 April 2016

Carshalton - house fire

Elderly woman sadly declared dead at the sce

Smoke alarm reminder after 3 rescued from Thamesmead cooking fire

Two men rescued from affected flat

23 April 2016

Sunlight on mirror sparks Brook Green flat fire

Make-up mirror causes fire

Garden waste warning after Mitcham house blaze

14 people escape unhurt from homes

40 houses affected by flood in Chessington

Crews are pumping away water and sandbagging properties

22 April 2016

Belvedere – fire in primary school

100 children and staff evacuated

Hornchurch log cabin and garage fire

Six fire engines at the scene

Lewisham - unexploded World War Two bomb

Brigade standing by at the scene

Raynes Park flat fire prompts candle warning

Unattended candle sparks fire

21 April 2016

House fire in Belgravia

Four left before arrival of the Brigade

Rotherhithe – flat fire

Four fire engines at the scene

20 April 2016

Finchley - fire at house under refurbishment

35 firefighters at the scene

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