Posts Tagged "London Fire Brigade"

Devonshire author pens scorching account of London’s river firefighters

A Devonshire author is set to publish his historical book this month. David C. Pike, of Barnstaple, has written Fire-floats and Fireboats. With more than 250 fascinating illustrations, it is certain to appeal to lovers of London and aficionados of…

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Hampshire fire officer picked for top London role

A fire chief who is taking on one of the top jobs in the country describes himself as “an accidental firefighter”. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Assistant Chief Officer Steve Apter has been handpicked to be London Fire Brigade’s Interim Deputy Commissioner. As Director…

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Firestyle Officially Sponsors The British Firefighter Challenge

The British Firefighter Challenge 2016 took place on Saturday 30th July at the Jubilee Campus of Nottingham University. The one day event saw over 70 operational firefighters from all over the world taking part, from countries including; Germany, Austria, Croatia,…

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Pav’s Passage to India

An Operational Fire Fighter’s Perspective: Parvinder Singh, AFSA Operational Fire Fighters’ Representative – London Fire Brigade ‘We fight more than fire. This makes it even more important to ensure we command the respect of all age groups and the diverse…

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Simon Boyle

Simon Boyle’s London Restaurant Brigade

Simon Boyle, Chef and Owner of Brigade restaurant in London, tells Firestyle how London’s Oldest Fire Station was transformed into a restaurant whilst helping the local community. On Boxing day 2004, I watched the TV and the destruction of the…

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London's Firefighters

London’s Firefighters by David C. Pike

David’s newest book, London’s Firefighters, is available to buy from 30th September. ‘London’s Firefighters is a wonderfully readable, lavishly illustrated anthology of articles, fiction and verse about the London Fire Brigade, most of it gathered from the Brigade’s house magazines…

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Beyond the Flames by David C. Pike

Beyond the Flames is a captivating account- sometimes funny, sometimes tragic, but never dull – of David Pike’s career in, and dedication to, fire fighting in the capital city. As a teenager at a South London comprehensive school, young David…

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