60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60 people, at the time of publication, have died in the Attica region near Athens from wildfires. A further 100 people have been injured. The village of Mati has experienced the worst fatality rate, with 26 bodies found around 30ft away from the beach. The president of the Greek Red...

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Explosion at Parsons Green tube station

Explosion at Parsons Green tube station

At least 22 London commuters have been injured after an explosion on a District Line train service. Paramedics were called to the scene at 8:20am this morning. It is believed that the explosion occurred on one of the train’s rear carriages as it approached Parsons Green station. After the smell of...

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Local gallery open for donations to aid Grenfell Tower residents

Local gallery open for donations to aid Grenfell Tower residents

Griffin Gallery, located a few streets away from Grenfell Tower and the site of the catastrophic fire that broke out last night, is collecting donations of food, water, clothes and toiletries. They have already been overwhelmed by donations from local charities, supermarkets and residents and are open to receiving as...

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Huge fire engulfs west London Grenfell Tower block

Huge fire engulfs west London Grenfell Tower block

A huge blaze ripped through a tower block close to Westfield shopping centre in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with many residents trapped within the building as the fire spread rapidly. More than 200 firefighters and 40 fire engines battled the inferno in Grenfell Tower, as witnesses reported seeing...

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Over 35 people rescued from a fire in North Kensington

Dozens of people were rescued from a fire in North Kensington, on Saturday morning. Fire crews rescued two people from their balconies using ladders while the rest of the occupants were led to safety through the building. A total of 50 people were evacuated from the tower block on Appleford Road, with 16 people being taken to hospital as...

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Battersea Arts Centre hosts Phoenix fundraising event

Following a fire last month, Battersea Arts Centre is hosting an event tomorrow to fundraise for repairs to the severe damage that was the result of the blaze. The event will take place on Saturday 18th April and a range of talent will take to the stage at Southbank Centre...

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Battersea Arts Centre damaged in raging fire

Battersea Arts Centre is slowly recovering from the devastating fire that broke out in the venue last Friday. The historic centre suffered great damages and saw its Grand Hall completely destroyed. Severe damages were also done to the back of the building in the Lower Hall. Luckily, no people were...

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Fire Brigades Union kick off Ring of Fire tour

The Fire Brigades Union has announced a nationwide ‘Ring of Fire’ tour of the UK to highlight the impact the government’s austerity agenda is having on the fire and rescue service. The 20 date tour, which kicks off in Liverpool on 9 September, will promote the union’s recently published report Sounding...

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