Firefighters tackle Rotherhithe flats blaze

News Desk (21 April, 2016)

Reports from London Fire Brigade suggest there were no injuries

9051Photo taken from residents' flat as fire brigade approached. Credit to @HHRC Twitter user.

Twenty-one firefighters and four fire engines have attended a fire at the sixteen-storey John Kennedy House block of flats in Rotherhithe Old Road, writes Alex Yeates…

London Fire Brigade confirmed that a balcony on the third floor was badly damaged in the blaze but no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Fire crews from Dockhead, Deptford, Old Kent Road and Greenwich attended the scene after the Brigade was alerted at 1:31pm, bringing the fire under control at 2:10pm.


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