London and Hertfordshire Fires and Emergency Rescue News

London and Hertfordshire Fires and Rescue Emergency NewsCredit @Wayne on the Go

Fires in Hertfordshire and North West london


London fire brigade calls for urgent action on electrical goods safety

Government have yet to implement any LFB’s recommendations a year after faulty tumble dryer caused serious tower block blaze at Grenfell.

With a Hotpoint fridge-freezer identified as the initial cause of the Grenfell Tower blaze in June. Between 2010 and 2016 there have been nine fatalities and 298 injuries as a result of fires involving white goods in London. This does not include those who died in the Grenfell fire as the causes of these fatalities are subject to an inquest.


15th September - Watford Junction Trains into London Euston cancelled after huge fire in Harrow


31 August - 35 Firefighters tackle Large Fire at warehouse in Ware

35 Firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in Ware


16 August - Woman killed by Fire at her home in Watford


10 July - Fire in Camden Market - Around 30 per cent of the first, second, and third floors, and the roof of the 30 by 40 metre building, was damaged by the Camden Lock fire


9 July - Two Fires - one destroys barn filled with 200 tonnes of hay near Baldock. The other in Hare Street, near Buntingford.


Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Attend Training operation at Buncefield Oil Depot Site

Herts Fire Crew using Drones latest technology to Aid Emergency Services


30 June - Donkeys escape after St Luke’s School is burned down in Redbourne Burnt Down.


24 June - Fire at Meriden Tower Block Crews from Garston Watford St Albans and Kings Langley attended Garsmouth Way Garston to a fire on the 16th Floor. Just days after Grenfell tragedy.

Four Fire engines from Garston Watford St Albans and Kings Langley, and local community police attended Garsmouth Way Garston fire in high rise building.


24 June - Car bursts into flames after an articulated lorry and a white Peugeot 307 collided.


14 June - Grenfell Tower Inferno Videos


23 May - Four people rescued after a building roof collapsed in Bushey.




Aug 2016 - Fire fighters tackled a fire involving around 30 bales of straw in Harpenden.




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