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London Fire Brigade - Latest News

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The latest news from London Fire Brigade
  1. Good inspection result for Brigade after stepping up during the pandemic.
  2. London Fire Commissioner reassures Londoners after major incident declared
  3. London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe says drafting 185 firefighters to drive ambulances shows the Brigade continues to be ready, willing and able to do everything possible to combat Covid-19.
  4. Firefighters rescued two animals a day during 2020 – a big increase on the previous three years, according to new figures from London Fire Brigade
  5. "No year has been quite like 2020." London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe has reflected on his first year in the post.
  6. Four staff have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours for their service to London Fire Brigade.
  7. Recycle your Christmas tree, don’t burn it warns Brigade due to concerns an increase in real tree ownership could cause a spate of callouts
  8. First-time Christmas chefs are being offered advice by firefighters so their debut dinners don’t end in disaster.
  9. London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe has responded to the Government's announcement of a new Waking Watch Relief Fund
  10. Parents and teachers are being warned not to give their children real candles for nativities, carol concerts and other festive activities.
  11. The Brigade has appointed three external members to its Togetherness Board, to support with the implementation of the Brigade’s new inclusion strategy
  12. London Fire Brigade is warning bargain hunters to beware of the fire risks of buying fake electrical products
  13. Frank Bailey has been remembered with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 95th birthday.
  14. Many of the points raised in the Brigade’s evidence have been included in the Committee’s report, including agreement that the draft Bill is an important step in establishing a robust regime to improve fire safety in buildings.
  15. Christmas is coming early to many households this year as people try and cheer up the end of 2020 – but don’t end up burning your tree down before the celebrations have even properly begun.
  16. A father whose daughter passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning has given a heart-breaking warning that if she had been more aware of the dangers of the silent killer and had an alarm, she might have survived.
  17. A former jockey turned London firefighter has been given an achievement award to recognise her success in her new career path.
  18. We support the need for meaningful change in the built environment, the legislation that governs it and to see fire safety improvements
  19. A well-being champion who launched London Fire Brigade’s first mental health support network has been recognised for her work by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge.
  20. As the first anniversary approaches it is clear that significant changes have been made.