It was formerly known as the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority (LFCDA) and had been under the direction of the Greater London Council (GLC). In 1986 when the GLC was disbanded, the LFCDA became a joint-board, made up of councillors appointed from the London boroughs. The LFCDA was reconstituted under its current name on July 3, 2000, coming under the control of the newly created Greater London Authority.
2010 London Wide Union Strikes, Fire Brigade Union Members goes on strike.
2008 Fire fighter Jason Toal wins in successful court case/tribunal against the London Fire Brigade, having been subjected to a long campaign of racist bullying and discrimination.