London Fire Brigade

Latest incidents


January 2017

12 January 2017

Southgate - house fire

Part of the first floor of the end of terraced house was damaged by fire

11 January 2017

New Malden – derelict building blaze

Firefighters stop it from spreading to surrounding buildings

Islington - flat fire

Part of the second and third floor of the building was damaged by fire.

10 January 2017

Barking – house fire

No reports of any injuries

South Norwood - house fire

Woman sadly pronounced dead at scene

Vauxhall – hostel fire

Two men taken to hospital

08 January 2017

West Wickham – supermarket fire

Discovered by employees

Whetstone - fire in restaurant kitchen

Five staff and around 40 others evacuate before the Brigade arrive

07 January 2017

Battersea – flat fire

Smoke alarm alerted neighbour

Enfield – house fire

Passer-by notices fire and alerts residents

Chalk Farm - house fire

Six fire engines at the scene

06 January 2017

Deptford - boat fire

Gas cyclinders safely removed and no injuries reported

Candles cause Chelsea house fire

Paintings salvaged

04 January 2017

Ealing - pub fire

Smoke alarms and neighbour alert residents

Kilburn - fire in house under refurbishment

Thirty five firefighters called to the scene

Greenwich – communal attic fire

Get smoke alarms

03 January 2017

Enfield sports club fire tackled by 70 firefighters

Ten fire engines called to the scene

02 January 2017

Seventy firefighters tackle Tottenham industrial unit blaze

Ten fire engines called to blaze

Feltham - ten led to safety by firefighters after blaze in underground car park

Ten people led to safety

Maida Vale - flat fire

Woman escapes flat before Brigade arrives

Seventy fireghters called to fire at Brentford recycling centre

Control staff take over seventy 999 calls to fire

01 January 2017

Sixty people evacuate from Oval flat fire

Firefighters helped 60 people evacuate via an internal stairwell

Eight people rescued from Acton pub fire

Eight people rescued from first floor

December 2016

31 December 2016

Croydon - crews investigate chemical incident in flats

Eight people suffering from dizziness

Seventy firefighters tackle blaze at car service centre in Walthamstow

Ten fire engines called to scene

Uxbridge - fire in stairwell of hostel

One person rescued and eight others led to safety by fire crews

Hackney - basement fire in terraced house

Eight fire engines at the scene

Brixton - fifth floor flat fire

No injuries reported.

30 December 2016

Paddington – smoke alarm alerts residents to blaze

Control officers help residents before fire crews arrive

Firefighters issue candle safety warning after Stratford flat fire

Residents led to safety from flat roof

29 December 2016

Hainault - fire in boiler room in block of flats

Six people leave building before Brigade arrives

Hackney - restaurant fire

Build up of fat believed to be cause of fire

28 December 2016

Croydon – man rescued by fire crews

Man taken to hopsital

Twickenham – shop fire

No smoke alarm fitted in shop

27 December 2016

Uxbridge – disused house blaze

First floor and roof damaged

26 December 2016

Smoke alarm alerts residents to Stockwell flat fire

4 adults and one child able to leave safely

Shop fire in Hammersmith

No injuries

Man dies in Camden flat fire

21 firefighters at the scene

25 December 2016

Croydon - house fire

Roof damaged but no injuries

Flat fire in West Norwood

35 firefighters at the scene

23 December 2016

House fire in Barnes

Three people left before the Brigade arrived

22 December 2016

Wood Green – cannabis factory fire

Six fire engines attended fire

21 December 2016

Fire on site of Abbey Wood sewage treatment centre

Crews now damping down the fire

Fatal fire in Bermondsey

Man sadly dies at the scene

Two rescued from Barking maisonette blaze

Two rescued and ten led to safety by firefighters

20 December 2016

Beckenham – car lot blaze

Fourteen cars and a van destroyed

Hayes – roof badly damaged by fire

No reports of injuries

19 December 2016

Soho - fire at restaurant and flats

Fire started in the kitchen

18 December 2016

Woman sadly dies in hospital following Wallington flat fire

15 firefighters at the scene

17 December 2016

West Wickham – fire in loft conversion

No injuries reported

16 December 2016

Crews rescue woman from Battersea house fire

Ground floor flat damaged in blaze

15 December 2016

Bermondsey - fire in a flat

Part of a flat on the ground floor was damaged by fire

14 December 2016

Bromley fire prompts ‘get out, stay out, call 999' warning

One woman was treated for smoke inhalation after returning to the scene of a fire to rescue her pet dog

Chingford - house fire

The first floor of the semi-detached house was gutted by the blaze

12 December 2016

Barking - sauna fire

The whole of the sauna on the first floor was damaged by fire

11 December 2016

Stoke Newington - maisonette fire

Part of a maisonette on the eight floor of the building was damaged by fire

Crews assist residents at Stoke Newington flooding

Over 150 properties affected by the flood waters

10 December 2016

Lee Road flooding

18 properties affected

Mill Hill - fire at house under construction

Part of the second floor of an end of terrace house was damaged by fire

09 December 2016

East Ham - fire in a shop

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

Mitcham - house fire

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

999 Control officers give fire survival guidance at Bethnal Green house blaze

Crews rescue woman from back bedroom

Walthamstow - house fire

Part of a loft conversion and part of the ground floor of the property was damaged by fire

Mile End - fire in high rise block

More than 30 firefighters at the scene

08 December 2016

Hanwell - suspected carbon monoxide leak

The Brigade was called after two people reporting feeling unwell with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

Northolt – restaurant fire

Restaurant staff and around 50 people self-evacuated from flats above restaurant

Bexleyheath - flat fire

Part of a flat on the first floor of the building and part of the roof space were damaged by fire

07 December 2016

Regent's Canal - boat alight

A river cruiser was gutted by the blaze

Putney - fire in a flat

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

06 December 2016

Croydon - man dies following flat fire

21 firefighters at the scene

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