Pictures show fire blazing in Gants Hill flat

PUBLISHED: 07:00 03 September 2015

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Gants Hill.

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Gants Hill.


London Fire Brigade has released images showing firefighters tackling a blaze which left families homeless on Friday.

Families spilled out on to the streets as a fire destroyed their homes in the middle of the night.

Firefighters evacuated more than 50 people from Chalford Court, Pershore Close, Gants Hill, as a precaution.

Lipi Uddin, who lives in the street, said: “They evacuated the building really quickly – everyone was on the street, it was mad.”

Redbridge Council confirmed it had arranged for emergency shelter but those affected had made alternative arrangements.

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