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  • Fire Chiefs issue air conditioner warning

    With a long, hot summer predicted, fire chiefs are warning businesses to check their air conditioning systems are in good working order following two blazes caused by poorly maintained units in a week.

    22/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Following forest fires firefighters focus on flash floods

    After dealing with a huge increase in grass and forest fires, London’s firefighters are now on flood alert after the Met Office issued a ‘yellow alert’ severe weather warning for the capital tonight and into tomorrow.

    22/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Firefighters dealing with worst grass fires since 2006

    London’s firefighters had a busy day yesterday dealing with a spate of grass fires across London, the worst since the summer of 2006.

    19/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Brigade concerned as grass fires double

    Firefighters are dealing with twice as many grass fires in London compared with last year and are warning that they could rise further unless people act responsibly.

    17/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Dry grass could lead to ashes heartache this summer Brigade warns

    The hot weather may be great for the cricket between England and Australia but London firefighters are dealing with 15 grass fires every day which could rise unless people act responsibly.

    11/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Commissioner publishes latest proposals on future of capital's fire service

    The London Fire Commissioner has today published revised proposals for the future of the capital’s fire and rescue service, which will now be discussed by the Fire Authority on Thursday, 18 July.

    10/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Our people
  • London crews scoop multiple awards at top rescue competition

    London firefighters scooped a host of awards after an intense, two-day challenge, thought to be the largest rescue competition in the world.

    07/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Our people
  • Brigade issues candle warning after EastEnders blaze

    After another explosive edition of EastEnders, London Fire Brigade is reminding people that mixing candles and too much alcohol can lead to disaster.

    05/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Brigade in barbecue blaze warning ahead of heat wave

    Following four barbecue blazes in the capital during last Sunday’s hot weather, the London Fire Brigade has issued an urgent ‘barbecue blaze’ warning.

    04/07/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Smoke alarms are essential warns London Fire Brigade

    Following a national media story about children sleeping through the sound of smoke alarms the London Fire Brigade is stressing the importance of smoke alarms and teaching children about the dangers of fire.

    28/06/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings