Flat badly damaged following fire in between Streatham and Tooting

Flames and a plume of smoke can be seen issuing from the building

Flat badly damaged following fire

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Streatham Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

A flat is badly damaged after a blaze yesterday afternoon.

Six fire engines and 30 fire fighters were called to the fire, at 5pm, in a block of flats on Fayland Avenue, on the border of Streatham and Tooting.

Streatham Guardian:

A close-up of the blazing roof 

The fire badly damaged a second floor flat and part of the three storey building’s roof has also been destroyed.

Streatham Guardian:

Seventeen adults and three children evacuated the block before the fire fighters arrived. There were no injuries.

The fire was under control by 6.30pm.

Fire crews from Tooting, West Norwood, Norbury and Mitcham fire stations were all called to the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Did you see the blaze? Call the newsdesk on 0208 722 6344 or email ssleigh@london.newsquest.co.uk

Streatham Guardian:

The police were also called to the scene yesterday afternoon 

Streatham Guardian:

The damage is clearly visible from the road 

 

 

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