Category Archive: fire

Apr 21 2014

Fire at The Castle, Harrow on the Hill

More than 30 firefighters tackled a fire in a pub on High Street, Harrow on the Hill this afternoon. The fire left the second floor living area of the three floor building badly damaged but crews managed to stop the blaze from spreading to the pub itself. Thirty five members of the public and eight …

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Jan 22 2013

Average Fire Engine Arrival Times – Harrow Ranks Badly

The London Fire Brigade have a target that, on average, the first appliance to the scene of a fire, should arrive in under six minutes. There are currently eight London boroughs that have an average arrival time in excess of that across 2011/12; the table below shows this, along with figures for both 2010/11 and …

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Nov 06 2012

Fire at Northolt Royal Mail Sorting Office

The BBC is reporting this morning that a fire broke out at the Royal Mail’s sorting office on Mandeville Road in Northolt yesterday afternoon at around 4.30pm. The London Fire Brigade reports that there was slight damage to the building, although four vehicles were damaged. Local resident’s will be aware that this is just down …

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Sep 22 2011

Domestic Smoke Alarm Maintenance

Your smoke alarms are a vital protection from the danger of fire in your home. They provide an early warning of danger, giving your family precious time to get out of your home quickly. A simple maintenance plan will ensure that your smoke alarm continues to protect your family. Make sure all your alarms are …

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Sep 05 2011

Northolt Fire Station Open Day – September 10th

Northolt fire station opens its doors to local people… Northolt Fire Station is set to open its doors this Saturday 10 September, giving an insight into the vital life saving service London Fire Brigade provides to local people. Firefighter Lee Coleman from Northolt Fire Station said: “It will be great day and as well as …

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Feb 02 2011

Smoke Alarms

Many fire related deaths are caused by people being overcome by smoke and fumes, not just burns. Therefore, a working smoke alarm is essential. It provides vital early warning and extra time to escape if there is a fire. Every home should have at least one working smoke alarm. They cost around £10 and can …

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