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  • Chip pan disaster for teenage boy during Chip Week

    A teenage boy caused a kitchen blaze yesterday, after attempting to use a chip pan to cook chips to accompany his takeaway pizza, said the London Fire Brigade today.

    19/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Firefighter’s safety warning for viewers of The Smoke

    A new firefighter drama, The Smoke airs this Thursday on Sky One at 9pm. London Fire Brigade will be using the opportunity to talk about fire safety.

    19/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Brigade blames ‘posh chips’ for rise in chip pan fires

    The London Fire Brigade today released new figures showing a rise in the number of chip pan fires in the capital. The Brigade believes the rise could be down to the current trend for gourmet chips, such as those that are triple cooked.

    17/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Kenley water treatment works flood response - latest statement

    Firefighters continue to work around the clock to prevent the stricken water treatment works at Kenley, near Purley, from flooding.

    15/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Brigade assists in national flood response

    With the wet weather showing no signs of abating and flooding still affecting many areas of the country, London Fire Brigade has sent help and resources to assist other UK fire and rescue services.

    14/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Brigade offers flood safety advice

    London Fire Brigade has today issued safety advice to people affected by flooding.

    11/02/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Brigade braced for weekend wind

    Firefighters in London are prepared for a weekend of windy weather in the capital, with the Met Office predicting gusts of up to 50-60mph on Saturday.

    07/02/2014 12:00 AM
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    Safety warnings
  • Brigade sprinklers warning as it announces £100K funding competition

    London Fire Chiefs are calling on the capital’s housing providers to install sprinklers to help protect vulnerable residents from fire.

    29/01/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Fires at their lowest level since records began

    The number of fires in London has fallen by a quarter in the last year and by 64 per cent over the last 10 years, which means they are at the lowest level since records began, according to new figures from London Fire Brigade.

    24/01/2014 12:00 AM
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  • Chicken shop owner gets suspended sentence for breaking fire safety laws

    The owner of a fried chicken shop who persistently broke fire safety laws has been handed a four month suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay a total of £19,000 in fines and costs, following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade

    10/01/2014 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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