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New figures released today show that fires caused by electrical heaters have resulted in 11 deaths and nearly 80 injuries over the past five winters.
Two further FBU strike dates announced
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced a majority vote (15,758 of 18,446) for industrial action short of a strike, but have not yet announced when this additional action would take place.
Parrot rescued from house fire in Hayes
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.
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.