Newborn baby rescued following flat fire in Ilford Lane

PUBLISHED: 09:01 30 October 2015 | UPDATED: 11:04 02 November 2015


Two women and a four-day-old baby were rescued by firefighters following a kitchen fire in a ground floor flat.

Fire engines from Ilford and Barking fire stations attended the incident Ilford Lane, Ilford, at about 6am following a flat fire caused by unattended cooking.

Three other adults and another child were evacuated from the building

Firefighters were called at 5.53am and the fire was under control at 6.16am. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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