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Fire brigade investigating cause of Rush Green fire which damaged garage and motorbikes

PUBLISHED: 14:41 19 May 2020 | UPDATED: 14:41 19 May 2020

Smoke seen billowing from a fire in Rush Green Road on Monday (May 18). Picture: Sarah O'Shea

Smoke seen billowing from a fire in Rush Green Road on Monday (May 18). Picture: Sarah O'Shea

Sarah O'Shea

London Fire Brigade (LFB) is investigating the cause of a fire which damaged a garage and motorbikes in Rush Green.

The brigade took 21 calls to the blaze, which happened at the rear of a house in Rush Green Road on Monday (May 18).

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A total of four fire engines and 25 firefighters from Dagenham, Hornchurch and Romford fire stations attended the scene and were called out at just before 6.10pm.

An LFB spokeswoman said: “Firefighters evacuated 10 residents from neighbouring properties as a precaution. There were no reports of any injuries.

“Part of a single storey double garage, two motorcycles and an annex were damaged by fire.”

The brigade brought the fire under control by 7pm and confirmed it is now investigating the cause of the blaze.


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