James Morford, station manager at the London Fire Brigade has said one of the grass fires at Epping Forest is still continuing to blaze, but that it is surrounded. Mr Morford said that the hot conditions makes it more difficult to deal with fires.
After several deaths as people try to avoid the heat - a look at why swimming in quarries and open water is so dangerous.
Heatwave health warnings were issued today as the Met Office declared it was the hottest day of the year so far.
Why cucumbers really are cool and you should keep your phone in the shade to prolong battery life and other fun facts about the heat.