Fire sweeps through new multi-million pound block of flats in east London
A fire has swept through a new block of flats in east London.
London Fire Brigade said some 80 firefighters were battling the blaze, with dramatic images posted online showing the roof consumed by flames.
The third floor and roof of the four-storey building are said to be fully alight.
The fire service was called to the building on Bow Wharf, Wennington Road, shortly after 11am, with 12 fire engines sent to the scene.
Flames from new flats under construction (nearing completion) at Bow Wharf, E3, Tower Hamlets.Thankfully no one has yet moved into the flats pic.twitter.com/vms7FDScct— Dickie's Ticker (@DickiesTicker) July 2, 2017
Now fires in london new builds. Bow wharf East London by regents canal pic.twitter.com/8l3lLzpsUY— Andrew Bannister (@andrewbannister) July 2, 2017