Eight fire engines & around 60 firefighters have been tackling a house fire on Crescent Road in Woolwich tonight.
According to the London Fire Brigade:
“Part of the first floor and half of the roof is alight was damaged by fire
A man left the property before the Brigade arrived. He was suffering from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.
The Brigade was called at 1833 and the fire was under control by 2028. Fire crews from Plumstead and surrounding fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.”
There’s been a fire in a house on Crescent Road. Everyone is safe and no one is hurt. Thank you to all the emergency services on the scene. pic.twitter.com/siRdYUIQXZ
— Cllr Anthony Okereke (@MrOkereke) December 1, 2019
Buses are diverted with roads closed:
Routes 51 and 53 are diverted due to a building fire at CRESCENT ROAD, GREENWICH. Routes 51 and 53 are diverted via Burrage Road.
— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) December 1, 2019