London Fire Brigade

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March 2018

22 March 2018

Twickenham - fire at house converted into flats

Half of a flat on the second floor and part of a flat on the third floor were damaged by fire

Firefighters issue candle safety warning after Harrow house fire

Firefighters are urging Londoners to not leave candles unattended and to make sure they have working smoke alarms

21 March 2018

Kingston - house fire

Woman taken to hospital by ambulance

Uxbridge - bungalow fire

Part of the roof of a detached bungalow is alight

Southgate - car park fire

A ground floor storage area and covered car park were destroyed

20 March 2018

Soho - restaurant fire

Seven people left the building before the arrival of the Brigade

Edmonton - car workshop fire

The workshop and two cars were damaged and another car was destroyed by the fire

19 March 2018

Sutton - restaurant and flat fire

The restaurant's ventilation system was destroyed by fire

Brixton - flat fire

The small fire generated thick black smoke

Croydon - gas leak

Homes and businesses evacuated after Croydon gas leak

16 March 2018

Kingston - flat fire

An unattended saucepan is believed to have caused the fire

Hayes - house fire

Part of the ground floor, part of the first floor and half of the stairs of a semi-detached house were damaged

East Ham - restaurant fire

Two men escaped before the Brigade arrived

15 March 2018

Bromley - flat fire

Part of a flat on the third floor was damaged by fire

Firefighters assist RSPCA with cat impaled on railings in Cricklewood

When the RSPCA inspector arrived, she realised that she required the assistance of firefighters and their heavy duty cutting equipment

Hammersmith - house fire

Part of the upper ground floor of the property was damaged by fire

14 March 2018

Hainault - fire at sports ground

An agricultural shed was destroyed by fire

Bow - bin room fire

No injuries reported at fire

Marylebone - maisonette fire

A small part of a maisonette on the second and third floors was damaged by fire

Brent Cross - lorry trailer fire

A circus lorry trailer was damaged by fire

12 March 2018

Harrow - house fire

Three people left the property before the arrival of the Brigade

Finchley - flat fire

Half of a second floor flat was damaged by fire.

Erith - flat fire

Three men and two women left the property before the arrival of the Brigade

Islington - house fire

Firefighters have issued a safety warning after a set of candles caused a fire in Ashley Road

11 March 2018

Tottenham - flat fire

Two adults and a child were assisted from the first floor by ladder by firefighters

Restaurant fire - Marylebone

50 people evacuated by fire crews

Derelict building fire - Wembley

ten fire engines were at the scene

10 March 2018

Hither Green - house fire

Around three quarters of the loft conversion was damaged by fire

09 March 2018

Euston - hotel fire

Approximately 100 people left the building before the arrival of the Brigade.

08 March 2018

Hackney - maisonette fire

Half a maisonette on the fifth and sixth floors was damaged by fire.

Streatham - house fire

Part of the first floor of a two storey house was damaged by fire

Whitton - bungalow fire

Ten fire engines attended the scene

07 March 2018

Streatham - fire at industrial park

A single storey industrial unit was partly damaged by fire

Brentford – boat taking on water

Firefighters rescued two men

Tooting - burst water main

Firefighters laid sandbags to protect 12 properties in the area.

Stratford - flat fire

Part of a flat on the seventh floor was damaged by fire.

06 March 2018

Peckham - flat fire

Three people left the property before the Brigade arrived

Lewisham - pub fire

Firefighters used a ladder to rescue one man from the second floor

05 March 2018

Archway - house fire

Two people left the property before the Brigade arrived

Croydon - flat fire

Firefighters rescued two dogs and two cats

04 March 2018

Wallington - flat fire

Part a split level flat on the first and second floors of the building was damaged by fire

Harold Hill - suspected gas explosion

Part of the ground floor of a four-storey building was damaged

Firefighters save Louise the pig's bacon after she become trapped in Newham

Louise the pig became stuck between a concrete wall and metal pole

Barking - shop and flat fire

A lean-to at the back of one property was destroyed by fire

02 March 2018

Lewisham - train evacuation

Firefighters assisted Network Rail and the British Transport Police at Lewisham train station

01 March 2018

Man dies in Coulsdon house fire

One man was confirmed dead at the scene

Firefighters issue a warning to stay off the ice after dog rescued in Teddington

A Greyhound was rescued by firefighters using a specialist boat

Southfields - flat fire

Small balcony fire

February 2018

28 February 2018

Firefighters rescue dog trapped in frozen lake in Barnet

The Brigade is urging people to take extra and stay well away from frozen ponds and lakes

Shadwell - flat fire

Firefighters rescued a cat from the property and administered oxygen

27 February 2018

Euston - burst water main

The water levels have receded

Tolworth - fire at flats above shops

Sadly two men died at the scene

Marylebone - hotel fire

One hundred and sixty people were evacuated from the premises

26 February 2018

Blackheath - maisonette fire

Four fire engines attended the scene

24 February 2018

Orpington - house fire

Parts of the loft as well as the adjacent house's loft were damaged by fire

22 February 2018

East Finchley - allotment fire

A range of allotment sheds and surrounding shrubland were destroyed by fire

Barking - fire at industrial unit

Half of ground-floor shipping container damaged by fire

21 February 2018

Hackney - houseboat flooding

A houseboat moored on Regents Canal was flooded to a depth of 50cm

Car fire - Blackwall tunnel

local road closures are in place

Wembley - fire at industrial unit

Part of one unit on the industrial estate was damaged by fire

18 February 2018

Chelsea - flat fire

Firefighters help a number of people to escape from blaze

Tottenham - rubbish fire near sports pavilion and café

Fire crews prevent fire from gutting sports pavillon

Chelsea - firefighters rescue woman from flat fire

If you are cooking and you have to leave the room, turn the heat off before you do

17 February 2018

Chingford - fire at a fast food restaurant

Fire started in building's extraction system

Bethnal Green – fire at industrial unit converted into a church

Unsafe disposal of smoking materials believed to be the cause

Great Portland Street – building under refurbishment fire

Forty 999 calls recieved

16 February 2018

Domestic sprinkler system saves flat from kitchen blaze

The sprinkler system did its job and suppressed the fire before it could damage the flat and potentially injure the residents

15 February 2018

Islington - flat fire

A four-roomed flat on the third floor was damaged by the fire

Borough - flat fire

Part of a fifth-floor maisonette was damaged by fire

Cricklewood - flat fire

Half of a first floor flat was damaged by fire

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