four fireman stand in a row wearing their helmuts

Meet and follow the team of men and women as they respond to emergencies, providing a unique insight into their work.

The London Fire Brigade is one of the world’s busiest fire brigades, dealing with dramatic incidents and rescuing people from a surprising range of emergencies.

Watch this documentary series Inside the London Fire Bridgade on Discovery Channel (DStv 121) Wednesdays at 20:00.

With 102 stations across Greater London, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) handle a huge range of emergencies, including home and office fires, toxic chemical spills, motorway and rail crashes, boats running aground, stuck lifts, animal rescue, evacuations and many more.

The programme follows the brigade over the course of a year, capturing the team as they respond to emergencies providing a unique insight into their work, with fire fighters filming themselves on the dangerous front line using special fire cameras.  Meet the men and women in this modern firefighting force that is the envy of the world.

For more exciting documentary series, tune into DStv Now.

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by Alice da Silva