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February 2018

18 February 2018

Chelsea - flat fire

Firefighters help a number of people to escape from blaze

Tottenham - rubbish fire near sports pavilion and café

Fire crews prevent fire from gutting sports pavillon

Chelsea - firefighters rescue woman from flat fire

If you are cooking and you have to leave the room, turn the heat off before you do

17 February 2018

Chingford - fire at a fast food restaurant

Fire started in building's extraction system

Great Portland Street – building under refurbishment fire

Forty 999 calls recieved

16 February 2018

Domestic sprinkler system saves flat from kitchen blaze

The sprinkler system did its job and suppressed the fire before it could damage the flat and potentially injure the residents

15 February 2018

Borough - flat fire

Part of a fifth-floor maisonette was damaged by fire

Cricklewood - flat fire

Half of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

Islington - flat fire

A four-roomed flat on the third floor was damaged by the fire

14 February 2018

Man and woman rescued from Stoke Newington flat fire

Firefighters use ladder to rescue man and woman rescued from inside the building

Hackney - flat fire

Fire believed to be caused by phone charger on bed

13 February 2018

Large fire in Greenford

Three warehouse units were badly damaged by the fire

Erith - scrap metal yard fire

Five tonnes of scrap metal is alight

Edgware – firefighters issue smoke alarms warning

No working smoke alarms in the affected flat

12 February 2018

Ilford - house fire

Vehicle was destroyed

Hampstead - House collapse

A two storey property collapsed

Man dies in Bromley fire

Fire out before firefighters arrive on scene

11 February 2018

Willesden – flat fire

Elderly woman led to safety

10 February 2018

Islington - flat fire

Cigarette caused bedding to catch fire

09 February 2018

Clapham - house fire

Most of the first and second floors of the property were damaged by fire

Hanwell - flat fire

Crews rescued a woman from the ground floor

08 February 2018

Thornton Heath - house fire

Firefighters have issued a safety warning after a tea light caused a fire at a house in Thornton Heath

07 February 2018

Holland Park - flat fire

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

Woman dies in Fulham flat fire

Two fire engines called to the scene

06 February 2018

Man dies in Isington flat fire

14 firefighters attend incident

05 February 2018

Islington - restaurant fire

Part of the ground floor restaurant was damaged by fire

03 February 2018

West Drayton - car workshop fire

Ten fire engines attended the scene

02 February 2018

Brixton - flat fire

A man sadly died in hospital

Ilford - workshop fire

Part of the ground floor was damaged by fire

Ilford - flat fire

A woman sadly later died in hospital

01 February 2018

Bloomsbury - flat fire

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

Colindale - maisonette fire

More than half of a three-roomed maisonette on the ground floor was damaged

Hounslow - restaurant fire

Firefighters have issued a safety reminder to restaurant owners to make sure their extraction systems are kept clean

January 2018

31 January 2018

Tottenham - house fire

The roof of the property was destroyed by fire

Hayes - house fire

The loft conversion was damaged by fire

Surbiton – sheltered accommodation fire

Put your cigarettes right out

Shepherd's Bush - flood

Around 25 properties affected

Croydon - house fire

One woman was rescued from the first floor by crews wearing breathing apparatus

30 January 2018

Paddington - fire at a hotel

A small part of the first floor was damaged by the fire

Tolworth - fire at industrial estate

Part of the roof of one of the buildings was damaged by fire

29 January 2018

Islington - shop fire

Part of the restaurant on the ground floor was damaged by the fire

Dagenham - flat fire

Three people were led to safety from the first floor by firefighters and two people were rescued by ladder from the loft conversion

28 January 2018

Hayes - house fire

One woman was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews where she later sadly died

Edgware Road - restaurant fire

Part of the restaurant's ducting was damaged by fire

27 January 2018

King Street - burst water main

Seven fire engines and four fire rescue units at the scene

Thornton Heath - flat fire

A flat on the first floor was damaged by fire

Bromley - vehicle fire

Vehicle and hay destroyed by fire

26 January 2018

Bexleyheath - house fire

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

25 January 2018

Farringdon - fire at office block

Four fire engines attended the scene

Wood Green - fire at block of flats

A water tank room on the roof was destroyed by fire

24 January 2018

Tulse Hill – roof tiles ripped off range of terrace houses

There were no reports of any injuries

Kensington - car park fire

Firefighters quickly dealt with the fire and stopped it from spreading

23 January 2018

Strand – gas leak

Around 1,450 people were evacuated

Ilford - road traffic collision and fire

Collision causes fire

22 January 2018

Haymarket building fire

The ducting throughout the building was damaged

Tottenham - flat fire

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

21 January 2018

Southwark - fire in telephone exchange building

The fire was in a plant room on the second floor

Sidcup - flat fire

Firefighters have issued a reminder about the importance of smoke alarms

Leytonstone - flat fire

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

20 January 2018

Incense stick blaze kills snake and two guinea pigs

Dog rescued and two escape from fire in Chadwell Heath

Catford – self heating textiles causes laundrette fire

Fire investigators believe the fire at a laundrette on Catford Broadway was the result of self-heating textiles left in one of the commercial tumble dryers

Brent - fire on industrial estate

Two escape before fire crews arrive

19 January 2018

Bromley - house fire

Cooking warning following kitchen fire

Dagenham - house fire

The ground floor, first floor and roof were destroyed by the fire

Ealing - office block fire

Six fire engines at the scene

18 January 2018

Strong winds lead to weather-related incidents across London

Windy conditions led to 14 calls between 0354 and 0921 about incidents including roof collapses, structures in precarious positions and trees which had come down on cars and property

Forest Gate – shop fire

Fifteen people evacuated safely before the Brigade arrived

Roehampton - maisonette fire

Firefighters rescued a cat from the fire

17 January 2018

Family's lucky escape from Edmonton chip pan blaze which killed budgie

There were no smoke alarms fitted in the property

16 January 2018

Islington - car fire

One vehicle was damaged in the fire

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