21 firefighters called to Peckham flat blaze

Katherine Johnston (12 July, 2018)

Two men assisted from building

4504The cause of the fire is now under investigation

Four engines and 21 fire fighters were called to Peckham after a flat fire on Saturday.

The London Fire Brigade was called at 2.28am to a block of flats on Kirkwood Road, with crews form New Cross, Old Kent Road, Greenwich and Deptford attending.

Two men were assisted from a neighbouring flat by firefighters, and one woman had left a first floor flat before the Brigade arrived.

The fire was brought under control by 3.18am, and its cause is now being investigated.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson told the News: “We were called at 2:37am on 7 July to Kirkwood Road, Peckham to reports of a fire.

“We sent a single responder in a car and an ambulance crew to the scene. We also dispatched our hazardous area response team.

“We didn’t treat any patients.”





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