Fire hazard warning to be added to moisturising creams following London Fire Brigade campaign – dropped cigarette can be enough to set bedding alight

Highly flammable skin care products which have contributed to a series of fatal fires will finally be labelled as a fire hazard following lobbying by the London Fire Brigade. An LFB study earlier this year showed that 10 people have died in fires in the last three years (2015,2016 and 2017) where emollient creams have … Continue reading Fire hazard warning to be added to moisturising creams following London Fire Brigade campaign – dropped cigarette can be enough to set bedding alight

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UPPER NORWOOD BLOCK FIRST IN CROYDON TO GET SPRINKLERS POST-GRENFELL    

Cllr Alison Butler, resident Teresa Cox and LFB commander Kevin McKenzie in the first block to get retrofitted sprinklers. Croydon council have completed works to retrospectively fit the first of its 26 blocks - College Green in Upper Norwood - with fire sprinklers with support from London Fire Brigade.   A week after the Grenfell … Continue reading UPPER NORWOOD BLOCK FIRST IN CROYDON TO GET SPRINKLERS POST-GRENFELL    

GRENFELL TOWER DISASTER: CLADDING TO BE REMOVED FROM THREE BUILDINGS IN LEWISHAM

GRENFELL TOWER DISASTER: CLADDING TO BE REMOVED FROM THREE BUILDINGS IN LEWISHAM Lewisham council and Lewisham Homes have ordered the removal of cladding from three buildings in New Cross following advice from the London Fire Brigade. The three buildings are: 1–48 Hatfield Close, SE14 49–96 Hatfield Close, SE14 Gerrard House, SE14. Lewisham Homes has written … Continue reading GRENFELL TOWER DISASTER: CLADDING TO BE REMOVED FROM THREE BUILDINGS IN LEWISHAM

GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS

GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS Lambeth's Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs has called for an urgent meeting with the borough's chief executive over claims that  'Lambeth officers have confirmed that all Lambeth housing structures have an up to date fire risk assessment'. In a strongly worded letter … Continue reading GRENFELL: CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER SEEKS URGENT MEETING ON LAMBETH FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS

FIRE BRIGADE AND UK POWER NETWORKS CALLED TO BEARDELL STREET INCIDENTS

FIRE BRIGADE AND UK POWER NETWORKS CALLED TO BEARDELL STREET INCIDENTS LONDON Fire Brigade and UK Power Networks have been called to separate incidents in Beardell Street off Westow Hill in the past eight days. A London Fire Brigade spokesperson told News From Crystal Palace: "We were called at 1400 to Beardell Street Upper Norwood … Continue reading FIRE BRIGADE AND UK POWER NETWORKS CALLED TO BEARDELL STREET INCIDENTS