Mile End: fire under investigation after flat damaged

An investigation has been launched after a fire damaged most of a maisonette flat in Tower Hamlets.

The London Fire Brigade was called at 1.02pm on Friday, May 26to reports of the blaze in Mile End.

The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers received seven calls about the fire on Selsey Street.

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Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters attended the scene and the incident was under control by just after 2pm.

Most of a maisonette flat on the ground and first floors of a five-storey building was damaged by fire.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

Crews from Millwall, Stoke Newington, Shadwell and Whitechapel fire stations attended the scene.

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