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Thursday December 12, 2019
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London Fire Brigade - Latest News

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The latest news from London Fire Brigade
  1. Brigade pledges to take lead on high rise safety following Lakanal inquest
  2. Modern fridges and freezers are the ‘most dangerous household appliance when involved in a fire’, according to a new report from the London Fire Brigade (LFB).
  3. Six people including four young children were taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after a woman used a barbecue indoors to dry her clothes.
  4. The Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade has today published proposals for the Draft Fifth London Safety Plan which outlines how the Brigade will continue to keep Londoners safe over the next three years
  5. Firefighters are urging people to take care during the freezing weather conditions which are set to affect the capital for several days according to Met Office forecasters.
  6. Firefighters from the London Fire Brigade are warning people to stay off the ice after they were called to rescue two men yesterday who had fallen through frozen lakes to rescue their dogs.
  7. Members of London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority met today (Monday, 21 January) to discuss the draft Fifth London Safety Plan.
  8. The London Fire Brigade has today warned the owners of clubs, pubs and restaurants in the capital not to be complacent about fire safety, after over 230 people were killed following a fire in a Brazil nightclub.
  9. The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority is today launching a public consultation on its Draft Fifth London Safety Plan, which outlines how the Authority will continue to keep Londoners safe over the next three years.
  10. A landlord who rented out rooms in a disused Kentish Town pub has received a suspended prison sentence and ordered to carry out 100 hours of community service for breaking fire safety laws.
  11. London Fire Brigade today highlighted another “beds in sheds deathtrap”, after a serious fire broke out at a garage and car wash in Edgware this week.
  12. London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson statement
  13. Londoners are being urged to attend public meetings to have their say on the future of the capital’s fire service.
  14. London Fire Brigade has today issued a warning about ‘beauty blazes’, following a large house fire that is believed to have been caused by a hairdryer in Harrow this week.
  15. London Fire Brigade said today that a newborn baby foal was rescued by its specially trained firefighters this morning from the River Lea in Essex after being trapped in the water by 12 foot banks overnight.
  16. New figures released today by the London Fire Brigade show that young professionals are having two fewer fires a week since the Brigade started using social media to share vital fire safety advice with the public.
  17. New figures released by London Fire Brigade reveal that there are more than ten fires a week in the capital’s care homes and sheltered accommodation.
  18. The former owner and retired director of a Clapham health spa has been handed a four month suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £30,000 court costs for breaking fire safety laws.
  19. London Fire Brigade has joined forces with Ghent Fire Brigade in Belgium in a project designed to make both fire and rescue services greener.
  20. London’s hospitals with the worst false alarms record could be hit with a £700,000 a year bill according to plans being consulted on by the London Fire Brigade.

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