The London Fire Brigade has had official confirmation that the Fire Brigades Union strike planned for Saturday, 19 October has been called off.
Ron Dobson, the London Fire Commissioner, today said that the London Fire Brigade is prepared for further strike action from the Fire Brigades’ Union.
In a continued bid to drive down non-emergency calls, the London Fire Brigade has revealed the strangest calls to its 999 Control centre.
London Fire Brigade says the prosecution of a Croydon chicken shop owner handed a 15 month suspended prison sentence for flouting fire safety laws should serve as a stark warning to business owners and landlords.
London Fire Brigade has today announced that councils and businesses will face tough new penalties if they persistently call 999 to deal with non-emergency lift call outs.
During today’s four hour firefighter strike the London Fire Brigade received eighty four 999 calls and Emergency Fire Contingency Crews (EFCC) attended eight incidents in the capital.
Ahead of the national Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike, London Fire Brigade is reassuring Londoners that it will be responding to 999 calls throughout the four hour walk-out on Wednesday, 25 September but says it wants people to take extra care to prevent fires happening in the first place.
The London Fire Brigade has launched an innovative social media safety campaign aimed at preventing fires and saving lives.
Following today’s announcement of strike action by the Fire Brigades Union the London Fire Brigade says it is ready and prepared to respond with a contingency level of fire and rescue service during the industrial action.
London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority has voted to approve the final version of the draft fifth London Safety Plan (LSP5).