60 firefighters rush to tackle huge three-storey property blaze

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60 firefighters rush to tackle huge three-storey property blaze

Postby Community Editor » Tue May 26, 2020 8:51 am

Emergency services were called to the scene of a large fire at a terraced house in Tooting on Saturday (May 23).

Eight crews and around 60 firefighters were needed to tackle the blaze on Cowick Lane, which took hold shortly before 5pm

Members of the public were advised to avoid the area and nearby residents were told to keep all windows and doors closed.

Footage from the scene showed flames coming from the roof of a party as fire crews battleed to bring the blaze under control.

An aerial ladder was in use and large plumes of white smoke could be seen billowing into the air.

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: "Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to a fire at a house on Cowick Road in Tooting."

According to a statement from London Fire Brigade, there were no reports of any injuries.

The fire was brought under control shortly after 7pm.
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