London Fire Brigade


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

Grenfell Tower fire: Government pledges additional £3.5bn to tackle cladding crisis

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

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

London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade announce blue light partnership to tackle COVID-19

London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have announced a new partnership to boost the COVID-19 emergency response which will see firefighters helping with a number of roles across the ambulance service. Read More

Tyre company director sentenced for fire safety failings

The director of a scrap tyre yard has been handed a suspended prison sentence for a series of fire safety offences after an emergency fire door was nailed shut in a building where workers were living. Read More

Andy Roe appointed as London’s new Fire Commissioner

Former British Army officer Andy Roe will take over as the head of London Fire Brigade (LFB) on 1 January 2020. Read More



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