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Fire Brigade at the ready as risk of grass fires rises in the heat

Firefighters are asking people to follow safety advice as the hot weather continues, with forecast temperatures above 30⁰C. This follows an Amber heat-health alert issued by the UK Health Security Agency, which asks people to check on older family members, … Continue reading

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LFB’s urgent appeal for greater care to prevent grass fires

The London Fire Brigade has issued an urgent public warning for people to take greater care to avoid the risk of starting grass fires during the current heatwave. An amber warning for extreme heat between today and Sunday across parts … Continue reading

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12 fire engines on call to blazes in tinder-dry Croydon hills

THE HOTTEST DAY: Fire Brigade gets wildfires at Addington Hills and Chapel View under control as London declares a major incident More than 100 firefighters were this afternoon battling to stop two potentially devastating grass fires spreading in the Addington … Continue reading

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