London Fire Brigade

Fulham - restaurant fire

19 November 2013

Six fire engines, 35 firefighters and officers were called to a restaurant fire at Imperial Wharf on Townmead Road in Fulham.

Part of the restaurant, which is on the ground floor of a nine storey building, was damaged. Around 16 people left the building before the Brigade arrived.

Station Manager Julian Spooner, who is at the scene, said:

“The fire is in the restaurant’s ventilation system, also known as the ducting, and has damaged part of the ground floor.

“Firefighters did a good job to contained the fire to the ground floor of the building.”

The Brigade was called at 1311 and the fire was under control by 1453. Fire crews from Kensington, Fulham, Wandsworth, Clapham and Hammersmith fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.