Concerns have been raised about why the London Fire Brigade's fleet was sold to a private company for £2.
Around three hundred people were evacuated from New Zealand's Olympics hospitality house in Kings Cross last night after a fire.
Firefighters in Essex will today hold the first of five planned strikes in a dispute over cuts.
Local residents in Mitcham have been sending ITV London their images of the warehouse fire that has broken out on Western Road.
A large fire has broken out in a warehouse off Western Road in Mitcham.
London Fire Brigade has ten fire engines at the scene trying to bring the blaze under control. The Met Police are advising people to avoid the area of Western Road and adjacent Bond Road.
More details to follow.
A number of people have been evacuated from a block of flats on Liston Way in Woodford Green after a fire engulfed flats on the 10th storey of the block.
So far two people have been reported injured and 12 fire crews are on the scene fighting the blaze.
A number of roads in the area have also been cordoned off. It is not yet known what caused the fire.
London Ambulance service say there are currently two injured patients at the scene of the fire in a block of flats in Woodford Green.
The extent of their injuries is unknown at the moment. More details to follow.
London Fire Brigade have confirmed there is a serious fire in a block of flats on Liston Way, in Woodford Green.
The fire is on the 10th storey of a 12 storey block and there are 12 fire engines currently at the scene.
More details and pictures to follow shortly.
We've been called to Thomas More Sq, Wapping where 2 window cleaners are stuck outside the 6th floor after the motor in their cradle failed.
Police are investigating after a restaurant in a busy area in Chelsea was damaged by a fire, according to local news Kings Road.
Firefighters were called to the restaurant Mozzarella&More at 257 King’s Road shortly after 11am this morning.
No injuries were reported, but much of the restaurant’s kitchen was damaged and there was severe damage to the ventilation system.
Twenty-one firefighters and other officers and four fire engines were at the scene.
A fire at a Chelsea restaurant on King's Road is now under control, the London Fire Brigade said today.
In a statement, the fire service said:
Firefighters tackled a fire in a restaurant on Kings Road in Chelsea SW3 this morning. The blaze damaged a large part of the kitchen and caused severe damage to the restaurant’s ducting (ventilation system). No injuries were reported.
Four fire engines from Chelsea, Kensington, and Battersea fire stations were at the scene with 21 firefighters and officers. The Brigade was called at 1110 and the fire was under control at 1224.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.