London Fire Brigade

'Crazy, Crazy, Scenes At Camden Market As 'Huge Fire' Breaks Out Across Three Floors

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

Seventy firefighters tackled a “huge” blaze at the famous Camden Lock Market in north London early Monday which took several hours to bring under ...

Huge Blaze Rips Through Multi-Million Bow Wharf Development In East London

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK

A huge blaze has ripped through a multi-million pound development in Bow Wharf, east London. About 80 firefighters were called to the building under c...

83 Residents Of Evacuated Camden Tower Block Refuse To Leave

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK

Eight three people have refused to leave their homes on the Chalcots Estate in north London where hundreds of residents were evacuated on Friday night...

Fire Fighters, Amongst Others, Deserve So Much More

James Woods | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
James Woods

We often take public services for granted until we need them. One day you're well, working and standing but you're only a day away from needing the welfare system, the NHS, police assistance or the fire service and that needs to be recognised by us and especially by those in power. It's time to start treating those who risk their life and wellbeing daily and save hundreds and thousands of lives a year with the respect, care and compassion they really deserve.

Harrowing Pictures From Inside Grenfell Tower Show Devastation Cause By Blaze

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK

Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower have released harrowing images and footage from inside the building showing the devastation wrough...

'Not Good Enough' Kensington And Chelsea Council Sidelined In Grenfell Fire Relief Effort

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Kensington and Chelsea council has been sidelined in leading the response to the Grenfell Tower fire amid criticism it was failing the survivors of th...

Child's Poignant Note To Emergency Services At Grenfell Tower Sums Up Our Appreciation

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Parents

A child’s thank-you letter to the emergency services perfectly sums up how the nation is feeling about those who worked tirelessly to help people af...

Poignant Notes Left On Fire Engines Paying Tribute To Emergency Services

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

Londoners have paid poignant tributes to the city’s fire services for their courage following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Two hundred firefighters f...

Boris's ‘Get Stuffed’ Response To Question About Firefighter Cuts Has Come Back To Haunt Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson is being reminded he once told a Labour politician to “get stuffed” for daring to ask about cuts to the London Fire Brigade (LFB), i...

'Finger Is Pointing At Government' Over London Fire

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

A former fire minister and firefighter has declared that “the finger is pointing at Government” over the Grenfell Tower blaze in west London. Labo...

Grenfell Tower's Controversial History Exposed After Horrific Inferno Kills At Least 12

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

At 5am on Wednesday, less than four hours after a fire had engulfed the entire 24 storeys of a west London tower block - claiming at least 12 lives an...

Terrifying Eyewitness Accounts Reveal Residents Jumped From Windows At Burning Tower Block

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK

Witnesses to a fatal fire at a London tower block have told of the horror of seeing terrified residents jumping from their units while on fire. The f...

Grenfell Tower Residents Predicted Inferno In Series Of Disturbing Blog Posts

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK

Residents of the London tower block that went up in flames claiming a number of lives warned KCTMO, the building’s management, that it posed a massi...

'A Number Of Fatalities' As Huge Fire Engulfs West London Tower Block

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK

For live updates on this breaking story, check here There are a “number of fatalities” following a fire at a block of flats in west London. More ...

Dozens Of Firefighters Battle Wimbledon Blaze

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK

More than 30 firefighters tackled a blaze in Wimbledon on Tuesday as thick black smoke could be seen for miles across London. Six fire engines attende...

Islington Acid Attack Sees Father, Mother And Two-Year-Old Burned

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK

A father, mother and their two-year-old son suffered burns following an acid attack in north London. Police are appealing for witnesses following the...

Man 'Jumps' Off Westminster Bridge Hours Before London Terror Attack Vigil

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

A search is underway on the River Thames after a man is believed to have “jumped” off the Westminster Bridge, just hours before a vigil is due to ...

Shoreditch High Street Evacuated Following Discovery Of 'Unexploded Bomb'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK

Shoreditch High Street was evacuated during rush hour on Monday after a suspected World War Two bomb was discovered. Police closed the east London roa...

Cressida Dick Named As London's First Met Police Woman Commissioner

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Cressida Dick is to become the first female commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Dick was the commander-in-chief of the operation which saw innoce...

This Is Why You Should Never Leave A Deodorant Can Near A Candle

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

Pictures of the aftermath of a deodorant can explosion at an east London flat show what a “deadly” impact aerosols can have when exposed to heat. ...

Huge Fire Close To Heathrow Airport Sends Thick Black Plumes Of Smoke Above London

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK

A “massive fire” has broken out close to Heathrow airport, with plumes of smoke spotted for miles across west London. Around 70 firefighters were ...

Fire Tears Through Naked Health Spa In North London

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK

A fire has torn through a naturist health spa in London’s Kentish Town. The fire damaged a sauna at Rio’s on Kentish Town Road on Friday. The Even...

120 Firefighters Tackle Massive Blaze Tearing Through Central London Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

More than 120 firefighters have extinguished a massive blaze that tore though a residential tower-block in central London. Smoke had been seen pouring...

Studio 338 Staff Pay Tribute To 'Pure And Beautiful' Colleague Who Died Saving Others

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Staff at a nightclub which was the scene of a huge blaze that took more than 100 firefighters several hours to extinguish have paid tribute to their ...

Man 'Fighting For His Life' After Fire At London's Studio 338

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK

A man is “fighting for his life” after a fire at an ‘Ibiza-style’ south-east London nightclub on Monday. Fourteen men arrested on suspicion of...