UPDATE: Firefighters rescue “a number of people” in Ilford flats blaze

Firefighters have rescued “a number of people” while fighting a blaze at a block of flats in Daffodil Gardens, Ilford.

The fire, in the stairwell of a four-storey building is is still being tackled by more than 20 firefighters sent to the scene this afternoon and four fire engines remain at the site, near to St Luke’s Church.

Did you see the incident? Call the newsdesk on 020 8477 3821 or email tim.dickens@archant.co.uk.

More details to come.

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