We are offering tenants in the capital’s privately rented properties free smoke alarms because it fears some ‘rogue’ landlords are putting lives at risk by ignoring new laws.
The biggest multi-agency exercise in the Brigade's history was successfully launched at a conference at Guildhall, London, on Wednesday 20 January.
On 9 February 2008, huge fires broke out in London's iconic Camden market. Twenty fire engines were called and 100 firefighters tackled the fire through the night.
The London Fire Commissioner has today published a report on the Brigade’s budget for 2016/17, which will be discussed by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority on Wednesday, 17 February.
Today (5 February 2016) marks 70 years since Fireman Frederick Davies was posthumously awarded the George Cross. He died attempting to save two girls from a fire in Harlesden, north-west London.
A fire in Sidcup sheltered accommodation block, which injured a 91 year old woman, has led to one of the UK’s largest property service groups being prosecuted by our fire safety and legal teams for breaking fire safety laws.
The director of White Helmets visited Old Kent Road Fire Station to thank us for the equipment that we’ve supplied and which has helped them to rescue over 50,000 people
Housing manager Lewisham Homes has been fined £40,000 and ordered to pay £23,407 prosecution costs for breaking fire safety laws following a fatal fire in a Deptford tower block in which two women died.
Firefighter dad 'proud' of his Crew Manager daughter
On the 30 January 1918, seven firefighters tragically lost their lives when a building collapsed following a fire at the Albert Embankment. The tragedy remains the greatest single loss of London firefighters during peacetime.
The former leaseholder of a Walworth public house has received a 16 month suspended prison sentence for breaking fire safety laws following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade.
Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day and as part of the Brigade’s 150 year celebrations we are championing a new book that documents the bravery of Jewish firefighters in London during the Second World War.
State-of-the-art building larger appliance bays, a six-storey drill tower for training and publicly accessible areas.
The Chairman of London Fire Authority is reminding Londoners that they still have time to get involved in the public consultation on how the Brigade can make £6.4m of budget savings for 2016/17.
Today firefighters past and present stood to remember Leading Fireman Stephen Maynard who died at a ship fire in Limehouse Basin 36 years ago.
As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations the Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Severn is arriving in the capital for a four-day visit today.
Today (23 January) marks 58 years since a fire at Smithfield Market tragically claimed the lives of two firefighters.
New figures released today show that fires caused by electrical heaters have resulted in 12 deaths and nearly 231 injuries over the past five years.
Over 300 fires a year are caused by white goods and 89 per cent of these are the result of a fault in the appliance or its electrical supply.
On this day a decade ago firefighters try to save the life of a whale that got lost and was swimming in the Thames.
We will be staging a major multi-agency training exercise at the Tower of London today (Tuesday 19 January).
As the capital braces itself for chilly weather this weekend, we’re warning people to stay at a safe distance away from ice and frozen ponds.
Owner located of owl rescued by firefighter’s in her first animal rescue
Frank Arthur Bailey came to London from Guyana in 1953 and joined West Ham Fire Brigade in 1955.
A Chelsea firefighter has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours list for voluntary services to people and animals aboard.
We've announced a year of celebration and fire safety events.
Firefighters hail her bravery and courage that helped her survive a serious crash in July last year.