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Brigade warns about beds in sheds on BBC One

We’ll be explaining the dangers of fires in London’s so-called beds in sheds for a BBC One show tonight.

Smoking in bed warning during National Bed Month

London Fire Brigade is warning of the dangers of smoking in bed after a man narrowly avoided injury when a discarded cigarette set his bed alight last week.

New Chairman for London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

London Assembly Member Gareth Bacon has been appointed Chair

Off duty firefighter praised for first aid assistance

An off duty Wennington firefighter and his partner has been tracked down by the couple they gave first aid to after a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth.

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Campaigns

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.