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  • “Brigade will remain world class and Londoners will still be safe,” says Authority chief, ahead of station closures

    With ten London fire stations set to close this Thursday, 9 January, the Chairman of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), James Cleverly, said today that Londoners will continue to be safe and receive the fastest emergency response in the capital, if not the UK.

    07/01/2014 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Community
  • Eighth FBU strike ends

    The six hour strike staged by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) this evening (New Year’s Eve Tuesday, 31 December) has now ended.

    01/01/2014 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Sort out excessive false alarm call outs or pay the penalty, Brigade warns

    From Wednesday, 1 January the London Fire Brigade (LFB) will be the first fire service in the country to recover costs from buildings like hospitals, airports and student digs with a poor false alarm record.

    30/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Animal arsonists and magic spells: London's weirdest causes of fire

    London Fire Brigade fire investigators have revealed some of the weird and wonderful causes of the blazes they attend in a bid to highlight the importance of fire safety.

    26/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Fire chief concerned about festive fires during strikes

    The most senior fire officer in London today expressed concern about house fires during the festive period, following the announcement that members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) will be on strike on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

    24/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Seventh FBU strike ends

    The seventh strike by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) this evening (Tuesday, 24 December) has now ended.

    24/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Fire chief concerned about festive fires during strikes

    The most senior fire officer in London today expressed concern about house fires during the festive period, following the announcement that members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) will be on strike on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

    24/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • London fire judicial review ruling

    The judicial review which challenged the Fifth London Safety Plan has not been successful.

    20/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Brigade warns Christmas revellers not to lose their keys

    London Fire Brigade is today warning people to take care not to lose their keys following parties and celebrations over the festive season. Last year saw an increase in the number of 999 calls to people locked in or locked out of their homes, and fire chiefs are concerned that the number could rise again.

    18/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings
  • Three further FBU strike dates announced

    The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced three further strike dates.

    16/12/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
    Safety warnings