Ahead of tomorrow's national Fire Brigades Union strike, the London Fire Brigade says it will still respond to 999 calls throughout the four hour walk-out.
London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson said the contingency plans were "tried and tested" during industrial action taken by the Fire Brigades' Union in October and November 2010. He added:
"We will still attend emergencies but the contingency service is not intended to match the Brigade's normal day to day cover so it is important that people take extra care, have working smoke alarms and take fire safety seriously."
More top news
Taffazul Hoque is 38 but suffers from autism and epilepsy. He is in danger of having a seizure and is sought urgently by his family.
Rachel Key told ITV London she was really nervous about presenting the trophy, but as a lifelong fan, supremely honoured.
West Ham United have confirmed Sam Allardyce will not continue as their manager next season.