Hayes: Man hospitalised after west London fire


man has been taken to hospital after four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire on Weymouth Road in Hayes, west London.

A garage at the rear of a semi-detached house was destroyed by the fire with ambulance crews also treating a woman at the scene.

Firefighters cooled and removed two cylinders which were involved in the fire as some cylinders can explode when exposed to heat.

The Brigade was called at 1.21pm and the fire was brought under control in an hour by crews from Southall, Hillingdon, Northolt and Hayes fire stations.

The fire is believed to have been accidental and caused by an unknown electrical event.

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It comes as firefighters dealt with a blaze near London Bridge station.

Train services were disrupted and buildings evacuated due to a large fire causing “bursts of black smoke” under railway arches.

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to the blaze in Union Street in Southwark on Wednesday morning, where the railway arch was completely alight, according to London Fire Brigade.

Train operator Southeastern said all routes through nearby London Bridge station were “severely disrupted”.


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