The LFB press office provides information on incidents the Brigade attends and works to promote fire safety to the public in order to keep Londoners safe.
For all enquiries, journalists should call 0208 536 5922 and ask for the press office. This is also the out of hours press number. Please send general emails to firstname.lastname@example.org
Glenn Sebright - Head of Media and Internal Communications
Glenn is responsible for the strategic oversight and development of online (website and social media), media and internal communications.
Emma Gibbs - News Manager
Emma leads on issues around the Brigade’s strategy and its performance, London resilience (preparing for major emergencies) and industrial relations. She is responsible for managing the 24/7 press office.
Emma leads on operations and mobilising, procedures and tactics – this means what types of incident the Brigade goes to, how it gets to them and what it does when it’s there. She also covers issues around our 999 control. Emma also leads the Brigade’s day-to-day work on social media.
Rob McTaggart - Senior Communications Officer
Rob leads on community fire safety promoting fire safety and the Brigade’s important prevention work in the media. He is also responsible for, youth engagement, arson and partnership working.
Martin Simpson - Senior Communications Officer
Martin leads on fire safety law, also known as Regulatory Fire Safety, fire investigations, and also, procurement and property.
Ashley Fryer – Communications Officer
Ashley is the primary point of contact for incidents involving the Brigade. She works closely with online and social media and supports the day-to-day running of the Brigade’s busy press office.