Fire at Ilford JD Sports damages neighbouring shop

A fire at JD Sports in Ilford which broke out in the early hours of this morning damaged a neighbouring clothes shop.

Three fire engines were called to the shops on High Road, Ilford, at 1.57am, where the blaze had spread to Evans.

A firefighter who attended the scene said: “There was enough damage, and most of it was caused by smoke.

“It is being treated as suspicious.”

The shops are currently boarded up while investigations take place.


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Redbridge Police confirmed they have made no arrests, enquiries are on going.

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