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Firefighters are reminding Londoners not to leave candles unattended after a fire at a flat on Melville Place in Islington.
Part of a three roomed flat on the ground floor of a four-storey block was damaged by fire. Ten people left the building before the Brigade arrived. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus led one woman to safety from the ground floor of a neighbouring flat.
The fire is believed to have been caused by candles that were left unattended.
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The Brigade was called at 0334 and the fire was under control by 0419. Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters from Islington, Shoreditch, Homerton and Euston fire stations attended the scene.