Fire at block of maisonettes in Wanstead

Firefighters and residents outside a block of maisonettes in Queenswood Gardens, Wanstead

Firefighters were called to a block of maisonettes in Queenswood Gardens, Wanstead about 1.30pm. - Credit: Graham Hinton

A maisonette was damaged by a fire in Wanstead this afternoon (June 11).

Firefighters were called to a block of maisonettes in Queenswood Gardens shortly before 1.30pm.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said half of the first floor of a split-level maisonette was damaged by the blaze, which was under control about an hour later.

A firefighters and host at the entrance to a block of maisonettes in Queenswood Gardens, Wanstead

The first floor of a split-level maisonette was damaged by the fire. - Credit: Graham Hinton

There were no reported injuries.

LFB's 999 control officers took 11 calls to the blaze.


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Four fire engines and around 25 crew members from the Ilford, Woodford, Homerton and Walthamstow stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. 

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