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Our firefighters get new uniforms

Our firefighters have been kitted out with brand new uniforms to wear when they are out and about in the capital advising Londoners about fire safety.

Firefighters respond to biblical downpour

London Fire Brigade attended 30 flood related incidents yesterday afternoon as ‘biblical’ downpours hit parts of the capital.

Brigade says carry on camping during fire strike week

We're reassuring Londoners that it's okay to 'carry on camping’ in August so long as they take extra care especially during the Fire Brigades Union strike next week.

Beware of baby buggy fires in communal hallways

London’s cluttered communal stairwells and hallways are affected by more than one fire every day new figures reveal.

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Fires are rubbish

Last year there were over 8,000 fires in London caused by rubbish. They start easily, and a large number of them are started deliberately.

Fire safer cigarettes

Fires caused by smokers’ materials are more likely than other domestic fires to cause death or serious injury. LFB campaigned with other organisations to ensure that all cigarettes sold in the UK meet a fire safer cigarette standard.