Earlier this afternoon, a fire broke out in a 22-storey tower block in Mile End, east London and cause are unknown. Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters reported to be battling the blaze.
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) say half of a flat on the 12th floor of a tower block is alight in Wellington Way, Mile End.
The Brigade received over 90 calls to the fire and were first called at about 12.30pm. Crews from Bethnal Green, Shadwell, Stratford and Whitechapel are in attendance.
A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said:
“Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters and officers have been called to a flat fire in Wellington Way, Mile End.
“Half of a flat on the 12th floor is alight.
“The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers have taken more than 80 calls to the fire.”
Firefighters are tackling a fire at a 12th floor flat in #MileEnd The fire is very visible and the Brigade's 999 Control Officers have taken more than 80 calls to the fire. https://t.co/5bdeWXNtt0 © @MediocreDave pic.twitter.com/RroTOd0DU2
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 29, 2018
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