Kent mum raises more than £7,500 for The Fire Fighters Charity, in memory of firefighter husband

A Kent mum has dedicated the last five years to raising money for The Fire Fighters Charity in her husband’s memory, after he died suddenly while at work. Nikki Haxton-Jones’ firefighter husband, Danny, passed away in July 2017, despite his…

Magirus supplies London Fire Brigade with Europe’s highest turntable ladders

London Fire Brigade (LFB) has ordered a total of 15 turntable ladders from Magirus through the UK distributor Emergency One, three of which are 64m high. This means that London Fire Brigade has the highest turntable ladders in Europe. Magirus…

King’s Cross fire: plaque unveiled for fallen firefighter on anniversary

A new plaque has been unveiled to remember the firefighter who died in the King’s Cross fire in 1987. The fire is one of the worst fires in recent British history, with 31 people losing their lives and more than…

Fire investigators issue urgent warning over fires involving e-bike batteries

A man who escaped a blaze at his flat has backed fire investigators in issuing an urgent warning following a spike in ‘ferocious’ fires caused by electric bike and scooter batteries. Nihad Chemban was lucky to get away without serious…

A rare survivor from the London Fire Brigade sells for £10,750

In 1965, Greater London Council ordered six Commer Cobs to be used as BACVs (Breathing Apparatus Control Vehicles). DYC32C ended up, at least to start with, in Bromley. It remained with the Fire Brigade until 1977, when it was sold…

London Fire Engineers to fundraise for Macmillan Cancer Support

London Fire Brigade Fire Engineering Group (FEG) members have committed to walk a combined 1,000 miles in March to fundraise for Macmillan Cancer Support Over the past year a number of the team have been directly impacted by cancer and…

Uzair and Obi – a dynamic duo on the Covid front line

Firefighter Uzair is usually found with his White Watch colleagues at Hillingdon, but having volunteered to work with London Ambulance Service, he’s made a new friend for life in the shape of paramedic Obi. They deserve an entire buddy movie,…

Meet London Fire Brigade’s female science leaders on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Can you believe there’s anyone left on the planet in 2021 who thinks women and girls should not, or cannot, be science leaders? On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Brigade proudly introduces #firesciencefive – some of…

London’s firefighters attended two animal rescues a day in 2020

Firefighters rescued two animals a day during 2020 – a big increase on the previous three years, according to new figures from London Fire Brigade. London’s firefighters attended a total of 755 animal rescues last year – the equivalent of…

London Fire Commissioner’s New Year message

No one day is the same. You’ll hear that a lot if you speak to London Fire Brigade staff. It’s something that draws us to the job we do. Well, no year has been quite like 2020 and as I…

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