A woman escaped from a fire in a flat on Green Lane in Becontree, Dagenham in the early hours of Sunday morning. The flat damaged a small part of a flat on the third floor of a three storey building. The woman was treated by ambulance crews for smoke inhalation.
The Brigade was called at 0312 and the fire was under control by 0354. Two fire engines and ten firefighters from Dagenham fire station were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.