London Fire Brigade


Grenfell Tower fire: Scotland highlights £900m funding gap for cladding remediation

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

London Aquatics Centre: ‘Major incident reported over suspected gas release’

Emergency services are responding to a ‘major incident’ at the London Aquatics Centre in Stratford and are treating ‘a number of patients. Read More

Fire crews in London and Greater Manchester to be given bullet proof vests

Firefighters in London and Greater Manchester will be given bullet proof vests, first-aid equipment and training on how to deal with terrorist attacks. Read More

Hertfordshire police signs new agreement designed to keep people safe near high voltage electrical equipment

A new agreement has been reached with Hertfordshire Constabulary to keep police and the public safe around high voltage electrical equipment. Read More

Construction of Canary Wharf skyscraper halted over fire safety concerns

Plans to build a 51-storey, 174m high tower block in east London have been put on hold due to fire safety concerns. Read More

BUPA ordered to pay over £1m for fire safety failings following death of care home resident

A care home business, run by private health care provider BUPA, has been fined £1.04m after a resident died in a fire while smoking at one of its care homes. Read More

Landlord prosecuted after failing to meet fire safety requirements

The landlord of multiple flats above a takeaway in Islington, has been found guilty of a series of fire safety failings. Read More

Property management company fined over £80,000 for fire safety failings

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay more than £80,000 for safety failings which “exposed a potentially large number of people to risk of death or serious injury from fire”. Read More

LFB voices growing concerns over number of new properties being ‘deliberately’ designed to avoid fire safety rules

The LFB has expressed mounting concerns over the quantity of new properties being designed to avoid adhering to post-Grenfell fire safety rules. Read More

The role of digital construction technology in improving fire safety and inspections

Matt Ryan explains how digital tools are providing the next step in fire safety inspection and compliance. Read More



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