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No working smoke alarms in vast majority of 2017 fatal fires

Over half of all dwelling fires that the Brigade attended last year did not have a smoke alarm that worked or sounded.

Right place right time as off-duty Stuart assists collapsed ferry passenger

Proving our firefighters are never truly off duty, Stuart McDonald from Battersea blue watch was travelling on an Isle of Wight ferry recently when he stepped in to assist a fellow passenger who had keeled over with severe chest pains.

Fewer people getting stuck but 'Fifty Shades' incidents increase, warns the Brigade

Firefighters have attended nine penis ring removal incidents, which is the same number as the previous two financial years (2014/15 and 2015/16) combined.

Firefighter recruitment questions answered

Answers to to a few questions about our recruitment criteria

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