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The latest news from London Fire Brigade
  1. Man rescued from fire as baby 18 years ago reunited with firefighters who saved his life.
  2. London Fire Brigade is warning of a possible spike in fires due to concerns that people may drink to excess this coming Saturday as pubs, bars and restaurants reopen for the first time in three months.
  3. London Firefighter Jimmy Durant has donated £1000 prize to the Firefighters Charity.
  4. London Fire Brigade Commissioner Andy Roe today launches Togetherness Strategy, the Brigade’s commitment to embedding gold-standard inclusion and diversity practice in everything we do - and in our relationships with the communities we proudly serve.
  5. Rogue landlords could face fines of up to £30,000 if they don’t comply with new regulations which come into force today designed to keep renters safe from faulty electrics and fire hazards.
  6. London firefighter, Emily Butler, was at home at her family farm in Thursley when a local farmer called and said that flames were spreading towards their land. With nine years of experience and training under her belt, she went out to help.
  7. Firefighters are urging London’s councils to ban the use of disposable barbecues in public spaces as they fear a spike in grass fires as people bask in temperatures hotter than Ibiza.
  8. London Fire Brigade today celebrates International Women In Engineering Day 2020 with a call to women engineers, full or part-qualified, as well as women and girls interested in engineering, to join us.
  9. As lockdown enters its 14th week, the Brigade is offering the nation a ten-week YouTube course on cooking nutritious, cheap and tasty meals.
  10. A check up telephone call by Brigade staff turned into a life saving intervention when the resident suddenly became unresponsive while on the phone.
  11. Four female colleagues at the Brigade are recognised for their exceptional leadership, innovation and for delivering on the Brigade’s commitment to diversity in 2020 Women In The Fire Service awards.
  12. Firefighters are urging caution around water throughout the summer as figures reveal crews have attended more than 40 water-related incidents in London during lockdown.
  13. Commissioner’s statement on the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire
  14. Millions of lifesaving Personal Protective Equipment has been processed and delivered by Brigade staff to health and care workers combating COVID-19 across the capital.
  15. As London prepares for what could be the hottest day of the year so far tomorrow, the Brigade is concerned that it could be a bumper day for grass fires as the dry weather continues.
  16. Firefighter Ian Tobin was given a hands-on introduction to his secondment with the London Ambulance Service when he had to stop the ambulance he was driving and helped deliver a baby just 200 metres from the entrance of the maternity ward
  17. Sunday 31 May is London History Day, which this year has a theme of resilience. We’ll be marking the occasion with the release of a fascinating new video.
  18. Brothers Tom and Jack Binder have been working together responding to those in need across the capital
  19. Firefighters are pleading with Londoners not to cause a balcony blaze which could displace hundreds of people as lockdown continues and the weather improves
  20. Crews from Lewisham co-ordinated and delivered a food parcel to a 90-year-old woman within 30 minutes of a call coming in to the Brigade’s 999 Control Officers.

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