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Four fire engines called to tackle bungalow blaze in Clayhall

PUBLISHED: 14:12 29 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:32 29 May 2019

Some 25 firefighters have been called to a fire in Tiverton Avenue in Clayhall. Picture: Google

Some 25 firefighters have been called to a fire in Tiverton Avenue in Clayhall. Picture: Google

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Around 25 firefighters were called to a fire in Tiverton Avenue in Clayhall this afternoon (Wednesday, May 22).

London Fire Brigade said four fire engines were called to a bungalow fire at around 1.45pm.

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A garage attached to the mid-terraced bungalow was destroyed by the fire and part of the ground floor of the building, which had a loft conversion, was damaged. A small part of an adjoining garage was also damaged.

Firefighters led one man to safety from the rear garden of the affected property and one woman from the property next door was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by London Ambulance Service crews.

Fire crews from Hainault, Woodford, Ilford and Leytonstone had the blaze under control by 2.40pm.

The cause is the fire is under investigation.


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