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The public shelter in Brockwell Park after the fire. Credit: Richard Quinlan
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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 they believed the incident had been carried out “by one […]

Fire swept through the cafe in Stockwell Road  this afternoon. Picture by Peter Brown @petbro1

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 in ...

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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, […]

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    Flats evacuated in Shakespeare Rd blaze
    October 22, 2013, 1 Comment

    More than 80 people had to be evacuated from a block of flats yesterday, as a blaze swept through an apartment in Shakespeare Road, Brixton. The fire, which broke out […]