London Fire Brigade

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April 2017

24 April 2017

Dagenham – flat fire

Man taken to hospital and one dog dies


Ilford - car scrapyard blaze

North Circular road temporarily closed


Tottenham – flat fire

Firefighters rescue woman from ground floor flat


23 April 2017

Mitcham – flat fire

Man treated by London Ambulance Service


Soho - 20 firefighters called to roof fire

20 firefighters called to the scene


Seven Kings – shop floor destroyed

Incense stick believed to have caused the blaze


22 April 2017

One hundred firefighters deal with Dagenham warehouse blaze

Warehouse containing 100 tonnes of waste affected


Whetstone - fire in drelict building

Control Officers take over 20 emergency calls


Camberwell - flat fire

Woman escapes flats before Brigade arrives


21 April 2017

Sidcup - rubbish fire

A stack of general waste was completely damaged by fire


20 April 2017

Harlesden – gas explosion

An older man was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.


Firefighters issue candle safety warning after Poplar flat fire

Candle left unattended causes flat fire


19 April 2017

Colliers Wood - fire at a block of flats

Two ground floor and two first floor flats were damaged by fire


Twickenham - flat fire

A studio flat on the first floor of the building was completely damaged by fire


Thamesmead - house fire

Part of the ground floor and part of the first floor of one house was damaged by fire.


Kensal Town – flat fire

Forty 999 calls


Walthamstow – battery pack blaze

Aerosol cans explode


Stroud Green - house fire

Ten fire engines were called to the scene


18 April 2017

Ealing - Uxbridge Road hotel fire

Brigade's 999 control officers took around 40 calls


Wood Green - flat fire

Sadly a man was pronounced dead by London Ambulance Service crews


New Cross track fire

Between New Cross and St Johns


17 April 2017

Park Royal - shipping container fire

Two shipping containers were completely damaged by fire


16 April 2017

Wimbledon - grass fire

One hectare of grass was damaged by fire


Leyton - maisonette fire

A first floor maisonette was completely damaged by fire


15 April 2017

Chingford - fire at block of flats

A communal area on the ground floor of the block was completely damaged by fire


Hackney - house fire

The second floor of the property was completely damaged by fire


14 April 2017

Southwark - pub fire

No reported injuries


13 April 2017

Firefighters rescue pregnant horse stuck in a swamp in Beckton

Apple the horse was stuck in mud and water close to the A13


Enfield - workshop fire

A single storey storage shed to the rear of a property was damaged by fire


12 April 2017

Bushy Park grass fire

An area the size of a football pitch was damaged


Wanstead Park - maisonette fire

Approximately 25 people were led to safety by an internal staircase by firefighters


Wood Green - house fire

Part of the roof of a terraced house was damaged by fire


Brent Cross - fire at builders' merchant

Workshop damaged in blaze


East Dulwich - fire in a flat

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


11 April 2017

Gants Hill - flat fire

An iron left on is believed to have caused the blaze


Hayes, Bromley - grass fire

One hectare of fell trees and shrubland was damaged by fire


The City - basement fire in livery hall

Around 50 people evacuated building before crews arrived


10 April 2017

Southgate – house fire

Carelessly disposed cigarette causes house blaze


East Acton - fire at row of terraced houses

Three houses sustained fire damage


Orpington - house fire

Four fire engines were at the scene


Hayes - 60 firefighters called to house fire

Sixty firefighters attended the scene


Barbecue safety warning after Greenford house fire

Warning as Brigade attends first barbecue blaze of summer 2017


08 April 2017

Stratford – car workshop fire

Six fire engines at the scene


Camden - pub fire

Smoking safety reminder issued after blaze


Leyton - house fire

Two houses hit by blaze


Vauxhall - building site fire

Brigade's 999 control centre received around 30 calls


07 April 2017

Man dies following Muswell Hill flat fire

20 firefighters at the scene


06 April 2017

Clapham - fire in a maisonette

Part of a maisonette split over the ground and first floor of the building was damaged by fire


Forest Gate - shed fire

The shed was completely damaged by fire


05 April 2017

Harlesden - building fire

35 firefighters at the scene


03 April 2017

St Mary Axe - small kitchen fire at the Gherkin

140 people evacuated before Brigade arrived


Chingford - shed fire

A garden shed was completely damaged by fire


Kingston Vale – house collapse

Extensive search concludes that no one was involved.


Rainham – shed fire

Gas cylinder cooled down


Chessington - fire at disused village hall

The Brigade's 999 control officers took more than 35 calls to the fire


01 April 2017

Sunlight causes Peckham flat blaze

Six fire engines at the scene


South Woodford - restaurant fire

Safety advice to restaurant owner's issued after fire


March 2017

31 March 2017

Forest Gate - house fire

Part of the first floor of the property was damaged by fire


Neasden - rubbish fire

A stack of tyres, pallets and rubbish was damaged by fire


30 March 2017

Orpington - grass fire

Brigade issues safety reminder


Croydon - fire at a house

Part of the airing cupboard on the first floor of the property was damaged by heat and smoke


29 March 2017

Sutton - flat fire

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


Crews called to reports of a man in the River Thames

The Brigade’s fire boat alongside the police and RNLI searched the water


28 March 2017

Wembley - fire at flats under construction

Part of the concrete roof was damaged by fire


Smoke alarm warning after South Croydon flat fire

The property did not have any working smoking alarms


Bonfire warning after Catford garden blaze

Two sheds left damaged


27 March 2017

Piccadilly - reports of smoke in hotel basement

A small rubbish fire occurred in a light well adjacent to the hotel's basement


Chalk Farm - house fire

There were no reported injuries


Chessington – rubbish fire

Outdoor blaze brought under control within 30 minutes.


Ilford – shops blaze

Two people escaped uninjured


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