London Fire Brigade

Ilford - flat fire

02 February 2018

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers were called to house converted into flats on Belgrave Road in Ilford yesterday evening (February 1).

Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire. One woman was rescued by crews wearing breathing apparatus. Sadly she later died in hospital.

A lady and two children evacuated from a neighbouring property and were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by London Ambulance
Service crews.

The Brigade was called at 1705 and the fire was under control at 1814. Fire crews from Ilford, Barking and Stratford fire stations were at the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and Metropolitan Police Service.