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Residents evacuated from flats in block blaze

Residents were evacuated after a blaze broke out in a block of flats in Rotherhithe.

Around 20 people left the building as 35 firefighters fough the blaze on the Silwood Estate, Rotherhithe New Road on Sunday, July 9.

A small [part of the basement was damaged by fire and no injuries were reported.

 

The brigade was called at 8.32pm and the blaze was under control by 11.09pm.  Crews from Deptford, Dockhead, New Cross, Greenwich and Whitechapel fire stations attended the incident.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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