Fire

Fire safety staff paid to protect at-risk building jam ventilation system closed

November 20, 2020

A mum-of-two living in a ‘high risk’ flat in a building with major fire safety issues has told how ‘waking watch’ staff placed her home in even more danger. Millions of people are currently trapped in flammable and unsafe buildings, after their faults were discovered during external wall surveys (EWS) carried out in the wake […]

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Dozens evacuated from their homes after huge wildfire in Surrey

August 8, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in Surrey after a huge countryside wildfire which could be seen from central London. Residents have been told not to come back until this morning ‘at the earliest’ […]

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Fire crews rush to smoke pouring from block of flats in London

June 27, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The emergency services rushed to a block of flats which caught on fire in south London. Huge amounts of smoke could be seen pouring out of the ground floor of Walters House on the Brandon Estate, in […]

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80 firefighters tackle huge blaze at London block of flats

May 20, 2020

Dramatic footage shows plumes of smoke billowing into the sky after a fire erupted at a block of flats in south-east London. Around 80 firefighters were called to the tower block in Deptford this evening and remain at the scene. It is not yet known what caused the inferno. The London Fire Brigade said around […]

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