Members of the public have shared pictures of the close calls they’ve experienced using counterfeit and wrong chargers with their electrical devices. The images show how their plugs have exploded but thankfully not caused a blaze.
The new Old Kent Road fire station was officially opened yesterday (Thursday 23 July) by Mayor of Southwark Councillor Dora Dixon-Fyle.
New legislation will mean rental properties must have smoke alarms on every floor.
Today marks the 46th anniversary of the greatest single loss of London firefighters since the war.
The museum will go back to its original location at the listed former headquarters on Albert Embankment.
The former manager and leaseholder of a Wood Green public house have been jailed for nearly six months for breaking fire safety laws following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade.
Orpington’s brand new fire station opened yesterday, Wednesday 1st July.
Inter agency training day
London Fire Commissioner says that firefighters are better equipped than ever to deal with another 7/7 as the Brigade reflects on the changes it has made 10 years on.
Around 250 emergency service staff and volunteers will take part.
New figures published in Carers’ Week shows that nearly half of the people who died in fires last year were in receipt of care.
A garden terrace in Balham was destroyed by a sunlight blaze in the same week as a Brigade Facebook post warning of the dangers has gone viral.
Lambeth River Fire Station hosted the Massey Shaw open day last weekend.
Publically available electric vehicle charge points at selected London Fire Brigade fire stations go live today.
Plaistow’s brand new fire station opened today, Thursday, 4 June.
Ken Davies has completed 50 years at London Fire Brigade and he’s not finished yet.
Old Kent Road's brand new fire station opened in March - here's an exclusive look behind the scenes.
A firefighter turned midwife when he delivered a baby girl just yards from Battersea fire station.
Mayor of Merton unveils a station fit for 21st century
The Massey Shaw fireboat was part of the rescue mission of thousands of trapped soldiers from the beaches surrounding Dunkirk.
Fire deaths in the capital have been cut in half over the last five years, according to new figures released.
Safer standards for children's dressing up clothes only part of the solution
Crews from our Stanmore fire station had a surprise in store for Harrow resident Diana Gould when they turned up in a fire engine to wish her a happy 103rd birthday.
Fire Cadets meet 96 year old Dunkirk veteran Bill Holliday
London fire chiefs say that Sainsbury’s sprinklers helped prevent potentially devastating damage to its distribution depot in Charlton after a blaze broke out on the site on Monday afternoon.
We sent a team out to Nepal to help with search and rescue, watch our video about what happened.
London Fire Brigade is backing Claudia Winkleman’s call for people to take care around candles after the Strictly star spoke for the first time about the serious burns her daughter suffered in a Halloween costume fire.
We've had some interesting and unusual incidents in April.
A landlady has been fined £160,000 and ordered to pay £40,000 prosecution costs for breaking fire safety laws following a fatal fire in one of the Hounslow properties she rented out.
Firefighters will use specialist search and rescue skills.
London Fire Brigade has offered a six-year-old an exclusive day out with firefighters after he wrote a letter about the Holborn fire.
We are warning of the hidden dangers of cooling-off in open water, as the capital's weather warms up.
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.
We’ll be explaining the dangers of fires in London’s so-called beds in sheds for a BBC One show tonight.
London Assembly Member Gareth Bacon has been appointed Chair
London Fire Brigade is warning of the dangers of smoking in bed after a man narrowly avoided injury when a discarded cigarette set his bed alight last week.
Old Kent Road’s brand new fire station opened yesterday, Tuesday, 24 March.
An off duty Wennington firefighter and his partner has been tracked down by the couple they gave first aid to after a serious road traffic collision in Bournemouth.
We're warning the capital's high rise landlords that they must do more to protect their tenants from fire as new figures reveal that there are nearly two blazes everyday* in London's purpose-built flats.
On this day in 1993, firefighters tackled a blaze at William Morris School, Mitcham.
Four fire deaths, 30 injuries and 530 fires in London's care homes last year shows the need for sprinklers to be installed to protect vulnerable people, the Brigade claims.
Nine years ago today, the sky in Penge was filled with thick, black smoke as more than 50 firefighters and officers tackled a blaze at a flooring warehouse on Green Lane.
Around 75 firefighters tackled a fire at Field House in Chancery Lane, near Holborn.
We’re pleased St George’s hospital, Tooting has announced plans to tackle false alarms following our campaign which named them at the top for automatic call-outs.
Fire chiefs have welcomed the announcement of new regulations which will make it obligatory for landlords to provide a smoke alarm on every floor of their property and test them at the beginning and end of every tenancy.
Borough Commander, Richard Claydon, explains how his firefighters are engaging with the local Gurkha community.
Salim Patel, was fined £200,000 and ordered to pay £29,922 court costs after putting lives at risk by flouting fire safety laws.
Fires caused by smokers carelessly disposing of cigarettes have fallen by a quarter since the introduction of fire safe cigarette standards.
Fifty years since the King's Road station opened its doors
We are calling for fridge freezer manufacturers to act now to make their products safer.
Mitcham’s brand new fire station opened 23 February, replacing the existing station in Lower Green West, where crews have been based for most of the last 100 years.
We are urging landlords to take advantage of a new guide issued by the National Landlords Association (NLA) to protect their tenants and ensure they don’t fall foul of fire safety laws.
Purley firefighters have temporarily relocated while upgrade work takes place to provide the area with a new state of the art fire station.
The winter sun caused another fire on Monday when a concave mirror focussed sunlight onto a shirt that was draped over a chair in East Dulwich. Thankfully it only caused a small amount of damage to the house on Peckham Rye at around 2pm.
London Fire Brigade is urging people to take extra care ahead of the 24 hour Fire Brigade’s Union strike on Wednesday.
First time ever our station has received a blessing
Fire chiefs are concerned the new Fifty Shades of Grey film could lead to more people being stuck or trapped in objects like handcuffs or rings
London Fire Brigade has unveiled its brand new state-of-the-art £7 million training centre in Park Royal.
We're receiving a dozen calls a day from people with flooded homes
Wembley Red Watch granted the wish of a seriously ill five year old boy to be a firefighter for the day.
The London Fire Brigade has issued an urgent warning to parents after a new fire report released today revealed a battery driven toy car caused a potentially life threatening fire.
Unlike the famous song from Frozen the cold does bother firefighters as people risk their lives by playing on icy lakes and ponds during the big freeze.
Take advantage of a new way to register your household appliances.
Firefighters in London are preparing for more stormy weather in the capital, with the Met Office predicting gusts of up to 50-60mph and heavy rain on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.