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August 2017

23 August 2017

Cooking safety reminder after Tottenham flat fire

Crews find no working smoking alarms inside the flat

Basement fire in Canary Wharf office block

200 people left building before Brigade arrived

22 August 2017

Hackney - fire at derelict house

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

20 August 2017

Warning issued after camping stove sparks Wood Green kitchen blaze

Kitchen destroyed by blaze

Marylebone - flat fire

Sadly one man has died

19 August 2017

Smoking safety reminder after Battersea flat fire

Half of fourth floor flat damaged

Crews rescue 'Goldie' the Golden Retriever from lake in Uxbridge

Firefighters use inflatable rescue boat to reach stranded pooch

Around 60 firefighters tackle Bayswater flat fire

Fire in converted six storey terrace house

Forest Gate - car crashes into shop front

The shop and car were destroyed by fire

18 August 2017

Erith - derelict building fire

Part of the ground and first floors and part of the roof of the building were damaged by fire

17 August 2017

Golders Green – car hits flower delivery vehicle

Firefighters say it was a miracle no one died after a car hit a flower delivery lorry while a worker was unloading the vehicle.

Brentford – house fire

Teenage boy treated for smoke inhalation

Candle safety warning after Croydon flat fire

The alarm was raised by a passer-by who saw smoke coming from the window.

Safety warning after hoverboard catches fire while being used by a child

The self-balancing scooter caught fire while a child was using it

16 August 2017

Leyton – road machine blaze

Smoke could be seen for miles

15 August 2017

Holborn – reports of smoke on platform

The station has been evacuated.

Richmond - house fire

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

14 August 2017

Cooking safety reminder after Edmonton flat fire

A pan with hot cooking oil was left unattended on the heat

13 August 2017

Leytonstone - flat fire

Safety reminder after discarded smoking materials believed to have caused flat fire

12 August 2017

Croydon - fire at a workshop

Half of a ground floor workshop was damaged by fire.

Ealing - flat fire

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

11 August 2017

Small fire on a train at Oxford Circus

Station evacuated

Bayswater - restaurant fire

The restaurant's extraction system from the ground to fourth floor was damaged

Camden - car park fire

One car was damaged

Northwood - shop fire

Part of the lower ground floor store room was damaged by fire

10 August 2017

Bus crashed into a shop in Lavender Hill, Battersea

Two passengers lowered to safety from top deck

Holloway - flat fire

Warning issued not to leave cooking unattended

08 August 2017

Hounslow - roof fire

The roof of a semi-detached house was destroyed

Greenwich - flat fire

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire.

06 August 2017

Dagenham - house fire

A conservatory and garden shed were destroyed

05 August 2017

Peckham - lightning strike causes fire in sheltered accommodation block

No injuries reported

04 August 2017

Brixton - fire in railway arch

Four fire engines at the scene

Stoke Newington - takeaway restaurant fire

Extraction system damaged by blaze

Twickenham - retirement home fire

Ground floor common room damaged by fire

Forest Gate - house fire

Smoking safety warning after house fire

Stoke Newington - fire in building under construction

Crews rescue man from property

03 August 2017

Acton - flat fire

Fire crews lead four people to safety via internal staircase

02 August 2017

Waterloo - restaurant fire

Part of the ducting from the ground floor to the roof was damaged by fire

Brentford - fire at recycling centre

20 firefighters at the scene

01 August 2017

Hounslow - fire in derelict building

The fire damaged a derelict garden centre

Limehouse Link - van fire

50 cars evacuated

July 2017

31 July 2017

Battersea - flat fire

Smoking safety reminder after cigarette believed to have caused balcony blaze

30 July 2017

Finchley - flat fire

Part of the kitchen damaged by blaze

Fulham - flat fire

One man rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus

Hampton - pub blaze

Warning to keep internal doors shut after family pet rescued alive

29 July 2017

Southwark - restaurant fire

Two people evacuated the building

28 July 2017

Croydon - house fire

Part of the first floor of the semi-detached house was damaged by fire.

Keston - caravan fire

A caravan was completely destroyed in the blaze

26 July 2017

Baker Street – restaurant basement fire

Case closed quickly

Smoke visible for miles following fire near Royal Docks

20 firefighters at the scene

Twickenham - dog rescued

The dog got wedged between a fence and a shed in Trafalgar Road, Twickenham

Northolt - maisonette fire

20 firefighters at the scene

25 July 2017

New Addington - house fire

Crews rescue woman

Canning Town - derelict house fire

Roof gutted by fire

23 July 2017

Ilford - smoking safety reminder after house fire

Safety reminder after discarded smoking materials believed to have caused house fire

22 July 2017

Tottenham - shop fire

A jewellery shop on the ground floor was gutted by the fire

Cooking safety reminder after Forest Gate chip pan fire

Man taken to hospital

21 July 2017

Edgware - workshop fire

Nearly fifty 999 calls were received about the fire

Brixton - pub fire

Internal door kept shut helps prevent fire damage

Erith - industrial estate fire

Forty staff evacuated

Southall - suspected chemical incident

Elevated readings were believed to have been caused by drain cleaner

20 July 2017

Kingston - flat fire

A woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene

Harrow - flat fire

The whole of a five roomed flat on the first floor was gutted by fire

Neasden - house fire

Half of the ground and part of the first floor of the terraced property was damaged by fire

19 July 2017

Finchley block of flats struck by lightning

Roof and second floor flat damaged by fire

Sprinkler system helps prevent serious fire at Bussey Building in Peckham

The sprinkler system activated and controlled the fire until the Brigade arrived

Penge - flat fire

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

Tottenham Court Road - basement fire

Part of the basement of the building was damaged by fire

17 July 2017

Bromley - garage fire

Two garages, a hedgerow and a fence were damaged by fire

16 July 2017

Stratford - caravan fire

One caravan was completely damaged by fire

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