London Fire Brigade

Latest incidents

February 2016

12 February 2016

Partially sighted man led to safety by Brigade after flat fire in Belsize Park

A partially sighted man was led to safety by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus after a fire broke out in a block of flats on Parkhill Road in Belsize Park yesterday evening.


11 February 2016

Croydon hotel evacuated as firefighters investigate smell of chemcials

Two men treated by London Ambulance Service


Three adults and an infant suffer smoke inhalation at Croydon flat fire

Split level flat damaged by fire


Firefighters rescue woman from Lewisham house fire

Smoke alarm raised the alarm


Electric blanket warning after Tottenham flat fire

No injuries


10 February 2016

Hackney – small restaurant fire

No reports of any injuries


Two women escape Wood Green flat fire

Small area of flat damaged by fire


09 February 2016

Child rescued from flat fire at block of flats in Poplar

Firefighters have rescued a child from a flat fire on Rifle Street in Poplar this afternoon.


Five have lucky escape from East Ham flat fire

Two women, two men and a child were lucky to escape uninjured from a fire that broke out in a bedroom of a flat above a shop on Keppel Road, East Ham last night.


Marylebone – road traffic collision

Firefighters free man from crashed car


08 February 2016

Man rescued from hospital building fire in Tooting

Four people treated for smoke inhalation


07 February 2016

Woman rescued from Plaistow house fire

Six fire engines attended the incident


06 February 2016

Roof top fire on London’s Southbank

Couple escape unhurt


05 February 2016

Eastcote – florist destroyed by blaze

Residents safely evacuate nearby properties


Eltham - man freed after road traffic collision

Firefighters freed a man from his car after it collided with parked cars and overturned on Lilburne Road in Eltham yesterday morning.


Feltham- building fire

Six fire engines at the scene


Imperial Marina Wharf – boat fire

Thankfully no one was injured.


Twelve evacuated as crews investigate chemical incident in Dagenham

Two women and child treated by London Ambulance Service


04 February 2016

Smoke alarm warning after 20 escape Deptford blaze

Occupiers alert neighbours to restaurant blaze


03 February 2016

Tooting – neighbours acting on alarm saved elderly woman

Cooking left unattended


Barking – fatal road traffic collision

Firefighters free four passengers of minicab


Walthamstow – roof collapse

No one trapped or injured


02 February 2016

Chessington – woman rescued from flat fire

Woman taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation


Purley couple praised for doing the ‘right thing’ at fuse board blaze

Man and woman escaped injury


01 February 2016

Man falls three floors inside Sutton lift

Man taken to hospital by road


Romford – woman freed after road traffic collision

Firefighters use cutting equipment to release trapped woman


Four adults, a child and baby in lucky escape from New Cross Gate house fire

Most of second floor bedroom damaged by fire


January 2016

31 January 2016

Woodford Green – rubbish chute fire

Fire believed to be cause by cigarette not put out correctly


29 January 2016

Soho - restaurant fire

More than 250 people evacuated from nearby nightclub


Four escape Ilford flat fire

First floor flat roof damaged by fire


Brigade cigarette warning after Cricklewood flat fire

Firefighters and officers were called to a fire in a ground floor flat in Rusper Close in Cricklewood yesterday evening.


28 January 2016

Greenwich flat fire

Firefighters were called to first floor flat on Armitage Road in Greenwich yesterday morning.


27 January 2016

Mile End restaurant damaged by fire

Four fire engines attended


Four rescued from Edmonton flat fire

Five people treated for smoke inhalation


Tooting – hospital office building fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Battersea – 21 people escape recycling centre fire

No injuries


26 January 2016

Man escapes Vauxhall flat fire

Half of a three roomed flat damaged by fire


24 January 2016

Woman rescued from Forest Gate flat fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


23 January 2016

Firefighters tackle blaze at private members club in The City

Six fire engines were at the scene


Thirty people evacuated from Clapham Junction flats

Woman treated by London Ambulance Service


Twenty-five people evacuate from Tottenham shop fire

Woman and child treated for smoke inhalation


22 January 2016

Soho restaurant fire

One hundred and forty people were evacuated from a restaurant after a chimney caught fire.


Isle of Dogs – fatal road traffic collision

A man and a woman sadly died following a road traffic collision collided with a vehicle on the junction with Marsh Wall and Manchester Road.


21 January 2016

Whetstone – fire in house under refurbishment

No reports of any injuries


Westminster small flat fire

Firefighters were called to a small flat fire on Page Street in Westminster this morning.


Smoke alarm saves man from injury at Lambeth flat blaze

A smoke alarm helped a man escape a fire on the lower ground floor of a block of flats on South Lambeth Road.


20 January 2016

Teddington fatal house fire

Man pronounced dead at the scene


19 January 2016

Crews bring top deck passenger to safety after bus collision

Aerial ladder platform used to lower man to safety


18 January 2016

Unattended cooking warning after Woodford Green flat fire

Smoke alarm sounding raised the alarm


17 January 2016

70 firefighters tackle Chiswick office blaze

Ten fire engines called to battle blaze


15 January 2016

Firefighters called to Keston house fire

Sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene


Woman dies in hospital following Wembley garage fire

Two fire engines attended the scene


14 January 2016

Woman led to safety from West Norwood flat fire

First floor flat damaged


Firefighters rescue woman from Wembley garage fire

Woman taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service


13 January 2016

Woman rescued from Stoke Newington flat fire

Part of hallway damaged by fire


Camberwell – man rescued from flat fire

Treated for smoke inhalation


12 January 2016

Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisioning in Harlesden

Seven also evacuated from adjacent properties


Harold Hill - chip shop fire

Ducting fire


11 January 2016

Man falls 30 foot inside lift in City of London

Treated by London Ambulance Service crews


Electricity sub station fire in New Malden

Pile of rubbish and tyres damaged by fire


Six escape Hayes house fire

Four fire engines at the scene


Three buses involved in Parliament Square collision

Twelve patients treated at the scene


09 January 2016

Marylebone - car park fire

Around 20 firefighters at the scene


08 January 2016

Twelve escape Neasden flat fire

No injuries


Crews rescue five from Enfield flat blaze

Four fire engines at the scene


Covent Garden – small fire at Charles Dickens’ former offices

Staff tackle fire before firefighters arrive


07 January 2016

Firefighters attend Ilford flat fire

Part of a three roomed flat damaged by fire


Marylebone - flat fire

One man treated for smoke inhalation


Bromley - office fire

No-one was injured


Police appeal for witnesses to Christmas Day fatal fire in Forest Gate

Anyone with information should contact detectives at the incident room on 020 8345 1570


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