Press Office.

The Press Office receives hundreds of media queries every month and we do our best to answer them all.


What happens in the Press Office?

As well as responding to media queries, the Press Office warns and informs local communities during significant incidents like large house fires, and campaigns on key issues to keep Londoners safe.

Where can I get the latest information about an incident?

For up to date information on significant incidents visit our incidents page and follow @londonfire.

Contact the team in office hours

Please be aware that the press inbox is not monitored out of hours.

Contacting the team out of hours

A Duty Press Officer can respond to urgent out of hours media enquiries. To contact them, please call

Ask for the Duty Press Officer to be paged. 


Meet the team

News Manager

Holly Hall

Holly manages the 24/7 press office, that aims to warn, inform and educate Londoners about the work of the Brigade.


Senior Communication Officers

Catherine Allum, Jenny Gray, Emma Grove and Rob McTaggart

Our Senior Communications Officers proactively promote the work the Brigade does every day. As well as warning and informing Londoners about significant incidents, they lead on a number of Brigade campaigns. They are also on hand to react to the fast-paced news cycle, ensuring that the media is up to date with vital information and responding to queries from journalists and requests for interviews and filming.

Communications officer

Sophia Macias 

Alongside her colleagues, Sophia works on traditional and social media to keep London aware of our key functions. She also makes sure the team is supported and monitors our mentions in the media.


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