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London grassland fire takes 60 firefighters

More than 60 firefighters brought the flames under control using grass beaters and water backpacks in London   A blaze ripped through an area of grassland the size of three football pitches in London. Around three hectares of scrubland were alight on Tottenham Marshes in Lee...

28 tenants, 7 rooms, no fire safety, £20,000 fine

A landlord has illegally converted a Stoke Newington house to squeeze 28 tenants into just seven unsafe rooms. He has been handed a £20,000 fine after enforcement action by Hackney Council. Alfred Landau ignored basic safety standards at the overcrowded home in Allerton Road....