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Students warned about Freshers’ week fires

Students are being asked to avoid ‘freshers’ week fires’ and to check that the electrical goods in their new accommodation are not putting their lives at risk.

Eastenders blaze sparks fire cigarette warning

As millions will watch Alfie Moon start a fire by throwing a cigarette into a bin tonight London Fire Brigade has released new statistics about the devastating effects of fires caused by smoking.

Don't replace your fire safety doors

We are warning flat owners not to put lives at risk by replacing potentially life saving fire safety doors when they make home improvements.

Worst lifts in London revealed

Today we exclusively revealed the places in the capital where you are most likely to get shut in a lift.

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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.