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  • Fire chiefs express concern over viral video of tea light flower pot heater

    With icy weather forecast for the next two weeks, senior officers at the London Fire Brigade have today expressed safety concerns about people taking risks to stay warm, following an online video that shows a man heating his study using tea light candles and flower pots.

    21/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Brigade stages tower block exercise in Barking

    London Fire Brigade is staging a training exercise in a Barking tower block to further improve its emergency response to fires in residential high rise buildings.

    14/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Brigade targets stay at home parents during fire strike

    The London Fire Brigade is urging the UK’s stay-at-home parents to take care today, during the national Fire Brigades Union strike.

    13/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Four hour strike ends

    The Fire Brigades Union’s (FBU) fourth period of strike action started at 1000 and finished at 1400 today.

    13/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Bonfire Night 2013 quietest on record as call outs continue to fall

    The London Fire Brigade has said that this year’s Bonfire Night was the quietest on record, with just 119 fires in the capital during the whole of 5th November.

    06/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Contingency fire crews ready as fourth strike announced

    The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have announced a further strike on Wednesday, 13 November between 10am and 2pm.

    05/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • End of two hour Fire Brigades Union strike

    During today’s two hour Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike the Brigade’s contingency crews attended a fire in a block of flats on Saint Leonards Street in Bromley by Bow.

    04/11/2013 12:00 AM
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  • London Fire Brigade statement following the FBU strike on 1 November 2013

    This dispute is between the FBU and government about changes to firefighter pensions, but London Fire Brigade is responsible for providing a contingency fire service to the capital when strike action is taken.

    02/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Fire Commissioner stands by recall of crews

    Fire Commissioner stands by recall of crews

    01/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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  • Striking FBU staff recalled to duty

    Due to an on-going major incident in Dagenham all striking FBU staff who would normally be on duty are immediately being recalled to their fire stations under the terms of the agreed Recall to Duty Procedure. This recall is voluntary.

    01/11/2013 12:00 AM
    London-wide
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