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.
We are warning flat owners not to put lives at risk by replacing potentially life saving fire safety doors when they make home improvements.
Today we exclusively revealed the places in the capital where you are most likely to get shut in a lift.
We’ve released a new report warning of the dangers of counterfeit Apple iPhone chargers, which could put people’s lives at risk.
The Chief Fire Officer of the London Fire Brigade, Ron Dobson has today announced his resignation from the position of London Fire Commissioner.
We’ve issued an urgent warning after an inquest today heard that two people died in a house fire caused by unsafe cigarettes which did not conform with European Union safety standards.
Those who buy cigarettes for patients who use oxygen equipment to help breathe are placing them at risk of suffering from ‘badger burns’ to the face and head.
Our firefighters have been kitted out with brand new uniforms to wear when they are out and about in the capital advising Londoners about fire safety.
London Fire Brigade attended 30 flood related incidents yesterday afternoon as ‘biblical’ downpours hit parts of the capital.
We're reassuring Londoners that it's okay to 'carry on camping’ in August so long as they take extra care especially during the Fire Brigades Union strike next week.
London’s cluttered communal stairwells and hallways are affected by more than one fire every day new figures reveal.
Tonight the country will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by turning their lights out between 10pm and 11pm.
We’ve announced the winners of our £180,000 funding* competition held to encourage more housing providers to install potentially life saving sprinklers.
London firefighter takes part in a Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games final.
London Fire Brigade is calling on councillors from all 33 of the capital’s local authorities to make sure they are using their scrutiny powers to keep London’s estates safe from fire.
London Fire Brigade has hit the majority of its targets for the year ending March 2014, including average fire engine arrival times, reducing fatalities and reducing fire related injuries.
We reveal our most unusual child rescues to keep children safe this summer.
Haringey youngsters were awarded a qualification after completing their Community Fire Cadet Course at a special Passing Out Parade on Saturday, 19 July.
Firefighters are today reminding Enfield residents living in purpose built flats about the importance of knowing their fire safety plan following a blaze in Ponders End.
The London Fire Brigade are concerned there could be a sharp increase in the number of grass fires this weekend as the capital looks forward to a heat wave.
Fire chiefs are calling on the capital’s teenagers to help pass on vital life saving fire safety advice to their families as part of its campaign to ensure people living in high rise flats know what to do in the event of a fire.
Fire chiefs are asking parents to teach their children about the dangers of hoax calls ahead of the school holidays and a week of industrial action by the Fire Brigades Union.
Firefighters are reminding Londoners about the importance of keeping crystal furnishings out of direct sunlight after a crystal doorknob started a house fire yesterday morning.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union set to strike on Thursday 10 July
London Fire Brigade today praised the actions of a teenage boy who saved his family from a fire caused by a fridge freezer in Battersea in south west London last week.
Around five house fires a week are caused by electrical fuse boards
A new ‘Fire Facts’ report published today by the London Fire Brigade shows that the majority of fire deaths in the capital happen when there is a delay in people dialling 999.
The seven hour strike staged by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) today (Saturday, 21 June) has now ended.
The recent warm dry weather has led fire chiefs to issue an urgent grass fires warning as the Fire Brigades Union strike on Saturday.
Firefighter training exercise in Isleworth
People living in unsuitable buildings becoming more apparent across London
UK's most senior woman fire officer awarded
The thirteenth strike by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has ended.
London Fire Brigade said today it wants people to get a takeaway instead of cooking under the influence of alcohol which could lead them scoring an own goal during the World Cup.
One of the three is critically injured after barbecue accident
Brand-new training centre opened by Boris Johnson
The family tried to tackle the fire themselves.
A Croydon care home has been hit with fines and costs totalling nearly £70,000 for putting its elderly residents at risk of fire following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade.
Fire crews from London Fire Brigade will stage the rescue of a collapsed construction worker from a tunnel as part of an emergency service training exercise next week.
Fire chiefs advise public never to light barbecues on balconies due to fire risk
Hoarding has been a factor in nearly 20 fire deaths over the past three years.
Firefighters tackled a fire in a heavily cluttered home in Shepherds Bush just hours before fire and care professionals held a summit to discuss issues of fires involving vulnerable people.
London Fire Brigade has today released a video which shows the devastating effects of a fire in a hoarder’s home. The film illustrates how quickly a fire can take hold in these conditions.
Don't call the midwife - call London Fire Brigade
Bank holiday weekend strike ends
Fire chiefs are calling on Londoners to take extra care with their barbecues this bank holiday weekend with the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) set to strike over a dispute with the Government over pensions.
Firefighters investigating the cause of a flat fire on Sydney Road in Enfield over the weekend are reminding people never to try and extinguish a hot oil fire with water.
London Fire Brigade is showing its environmental credentials by road testing its first zero-emissions blue-light vehicle.
The London Fire Brigade is hosting one of the largest and most comprehensive exercises in its history this weekend, with fire crews taking part in a three-day exercise based around a plane crash in the capital.
A large number of emergency service vehicles will be present in the area
FBU announce three strike dates
The London Fire Brigade has welcomed changes to the English Housing Survey Questionnaire which will now include a question asking residents when their smoke alarms were last tested.
E-cig fire leads to woman being injured
A former fire cadet is calling on local businesses to back the scheme that helped him turn his life around. Without funding, the future of the London Fire Brigade’s cadet scheme is uncertain.
Construction of West Norwood’s brand new £4.9 million state-of-the art fire station has reached a milestone with the completion of the main structure of the building now completed.
More than three quarters of a million high rise households could be at risk of running into danger according to a new survey by London Fire Brigade.
A landlord who rented out bedsits above a car workshop was ordered to pay £25,000 in fines and costs for breaking fire safety laws.
London Fire Brigade has expressed grave fire safety concerns over a new craze to light alcohol above a tea light and inhale the vapour.
An Orpington recycling centre has been prosecuted by London Fire Brigade for stacking flammable materials 12 times in excess of the size legally allowed.
Firefighters are reminding Londoners not to keep glass bottles or ornaments on window sills after a crystal ball set fire to a bedroom in a home in Romford.
Deliberate fires across the capital have dropped by nearly 90 per cent over the last decade, according to new figures released today by London Fire Brigade.
Brigade to tweet fire safety tips as programme airs
Unattended chip pan bursts into flames in Putney
The London Fire Brigade today released new figures showing a rise in the number of chip pan fires in the capital. The Brigade believes the rise could be down to the current trend for gourmet chips, such as those that are triple cooked.
Firefighters continue to work around the clock to prevent the stricken water treatment works at Kenley, near Purley, from flooding
With the wet weather showing no signs of abating and flooding still affecting many areas of the country, London Fire Brigade has sent help and resources to assist other UK fire and rescue services.
London Fire Brigade offers advice on flooding
Firefighters in London are prepared for a weekend of windy weather in the capital, with the Met Office predicting gusts of up to 50-60mph on Saturday.
London Fire Chiefs are calling on the capital’s housing providers to install sprinklers to help protect vulnerable residents from fire.
The number of fires in London has fallen by a quarter in the last year and by 64 per cent over the last 10 years, which means they are at the lowest level since records began, according to new figures from London Fire Brigade.
The owner of a fried chicken shop who persistently broke fire safety laws has been handed a four month suspended prison sentence and fined a total of £19,000, following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade.
With ten London fire stations set to close this Thursday, 9 January, the Chairman of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), James Cleverly, said today that Londoners will continue to be safe
The six hour strike staged by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) on New Year’s Eve has now ended.