London news: 60 firefighters rush to tackle Willesden fire as smoke billows from house | UK | News (Reports)


Eight engines and about 60 firefighters were sent to Churchill Road, Willesden to fight the blaze. The two-story, terraced house has seen half of the first floor and part of the roof space set in flames. London Fire Brigade was alerted to the incident at 1:35am, with the cause of the fire unknown at this time. The crews are cutting equipment to get better access to the house to tackle the flames

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A London Fire Brigade spokesperson issued an update at 4am on the blaze.

They said: “There is heavy smoke logging in the loft space of the house.

“Crews are using cutting equipment to gain access to the fire and bring it under control.”

The crews have been pulled from Willesden, North Kensington, West Hampstead, Park Royal and surrounding fire stations to tackle the house fire.

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