December 12 2013 Latest news:
Safira Ali, Senior reporter
Thursday, August 8, 2013
This video shows the moment a fire engulfed a house roof in Collier Row on Saturday.
A woman, 84, escaped from the burning house in Fry Close without injury just before 11pm.
The woman was treated for shock at the scene and was taken to hospital.
This video, taken by Gareth Goode, shows firefighters putting the fire out.
London Fire and Rescue Service said the house was “extensively damaged” and 80 per cent of the ground floor was damaged; 75 pc of the first floor, and 100 pc of the roof.
About 30 pc of the roof of the house next door was also damaged.
London Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire will be under investigation.
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A 41-year-old man has been stabbed at an address in Harold Hill.