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London Firefighters head to Nepal as part of rescue effort

Firefighters will use specialist search and rescue skills.

Day with firefighters for 6 year old Holborn letter boy

London Fire Brigade has offered a six-year-old an exclusive day out with firefighters after he wrote a letter about the Holborn fire.

Brigade warns of open water danger as weather warms up

We are warning of the hidden dangers of cooling-off in open water, as the capital's weather warms up.

Holborn fire shows how complex London can be says capital’s fire chief

London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson has praised people’s patience while firefighters dealt with the Holborn fire – a fire which the Commissioner says demonstrates just how complex London’s environment can be.

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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.