London Fire Brigade


Grenfell Tower fire: Panels failed fire tests 13 years before Grenfell

72 people were killed by the horrific fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London on Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Read More

Flooding advice from fire brigade

Following recent heavy downpours, which saw roads and homes flooded in London, London Fire Brigade has issued the following guidance... Read More

Protecting the most vulnerable from fire risk

Nick Rutter, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at FireAngel takes a look at how connected technology can help improve fire safety for disabled people. Read More

London Fire Brigade launches external review of its culture

The London Fire Brigade has announced that it has opened an independently-led external review of its culture. Read More

London Fire Brigade must do more to fully address failings from Grenfell, says report

A report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has found that the London Fire Brigade still has more work to do to fully address its failings from the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More

Brigade issues heater warning ahead of work from home winter

The London Fire Brigade is urging people to take extra care when heating homes as many prepare for a work from home winter. In the last five years, portable heaters have caused over 700 fires and injured more than 140 people. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week 2020

Fire Door Safety Week was first launched in 2013, in response to a legacy of fire door neglect. It returns once more for its seventh year in 2020, highlighting research undertaken into the state of fire door maintenance, inspection and replacements across local authority owned and managed housing in the UK Read More

Amazon removes balcony barbecues from sale after LFB raises fire risk concerns

Retail giant Amazon has removed a number of barbecues specifically designed for use on balconies from sale over serious safety concerns highlighted by the London Fire Brigade. Read More

Notre Dame one year on: ‘Don’t be complacent about fire safety’

One year on from the devastating Notre Dame blaze, London Fire Brigade (LFB) is warning managers of London’s closed historic venues not to be complacent about fire safety during the coronavirus outbreak. Read More

London lockdown sees spike in outdoor waste burning

Firefighters in London have seen a spike in bonfires as Londoners take to burning waste at home during the coronavirus lockdown. Read More



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Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021

A guide to silica compliance