Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers dealt with a fire in a range of single storey garages on Dagenham Road in Rush Green this afternoon. There were no reports of injuries.
The Brigade was called at 1327 and the fire was under control by 1534. Fire crews from Romford, Hornchurch, Harold Hill and Wennington fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is believed to be careless disposal of smoking materials.