Dagenham fire: Fifteen fire engines and 100 firefighters tackle east London blaze | UK | News

London Fire Brigade confirmed a total of 15 fire engines and around 100 crew members were called to respond to an incident on Freshwater Road.

The capital’s fire service attached a map with its initial update which appeared to suggest personnel were called to an incident near the town’s Heath Park industrial estate.

An update from London Fire Brigade revealed the blaze broke out at a two-storey warehouse.

The update claimed: “Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a two-storey warehouse where it is almost completely alight.”

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Firefighters arrived at the scene after the Brigade’s Central Office received a dozen calls about the fire.

London Fire Brigade confirmed “around a quarter of the building was destroyed by the fire”.

However, they brought the blaze under control by 2.31am.

The capital’s fire service was called about the incident at 12.09am.

Fire crews from Ilford, Romford, Hornchurch, Barking and other nearby fire stations are also at the scene.

The cause of the fire will now be investigated.


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