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Mother and child in Woodford Green escape house fire

PUBLISHED: 10:49 29 September 2014 | UPDATED: 10:49 29 September 2014

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A woman and child escaped from a fire at a house in Jacklin Green, Woodford Green on Friday.

The pair left the property before the arrival of fire fighters after the woman heard a crackling noise coming from the roof.

They were assessed at the scene by London Ambulance Service (LAS) as a precaution.

A small part of the roof was damaged by fire.

The brigade was called at 5.56am and the fire was brought under control at 6.55am.

Fire engines from Chingford and Woodford fire stations attended the incident.

The fire is believed to have been cause by an electrical fault.

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