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A fire engine can be seen outside a blackened fifth-floor flat
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December 31, 2016, Comments Off on Residents evacuated as fire erupts in Effra Road flat

Firefighters rushed to save a Brixton resident’s New Year’s Eve today as flames tore through a flat near Effra Road, thankfully not resulting in any injuries. Six fire engines were […]

Shelter in Brockwell Park burned down in suspected arson

January 15, 2015, Comments Off on Shelter in Brockwell Park burned down in suspected arson

A police investigation is under way after the pavilion behind Brockwell Park’s tennis courts burned down. Brockwell Park Community Partners said ...

Fire sweeps through cafe on Stockwell Road, Brixton

October 20, 2014, 2 Comments

Around 35 firefighters and officers are currently tackling a fire in a café on Stockwell Road, Brixton. Six people left the cafe before the brigade a ...

Unconcious woman rescued from Stockwell blaze

September 24, 2014, Comments Off on Unconcious woman rescued from Stockwell blaze

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued an unconscious woman from a fire at a flat above shops on Clapham Road in Stockwell on Monday. The wo ...

  • Children rescued from Coldharbour Lane flat fire
    July 8, 2014, Comments Off on Children rescued from Coldharbour Lane flat fire

    Two children were rescued by firefighters in breathing equipment during a fire at a flat above a shop  yesterday. The children were led to down an internal staircase to safety […]

  • Man arrested after Brixton house explosion
    April 30, 2014, Comments Off on Man arrested after Brixton house explosion

    A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following an explosion and house fire in Brixton yesterday. The blast, which happened […]

  • Man sectioned after house fire in Brixton
    February 19, 2014, Comments Off on Man sectioned after house fire in Brixton

    A man has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act after setting fire to his home on Corrance Road, Brixton, yesterday morning. The man managed to escape the property, and […]

  • Six rescued from balcony in Streatham Hill fire
    January 6, 2014, Comments Off on Six rescued from balcony in Streatham Hill fire

    Firefighters rescued six people from a second floor balcony during a blaze in Streatham Hill on Saturday night. Crews were called to the fire in Tierney Road, near Streatham Place, […]