Deptford: 100 firefighters battling blaze on roof of London flats

Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters are dealing with a fire on the roof of a block of flats in Deptford, London.

Around 13 people left the building before fire engines arrived, the London Fire Brigade said in a statement. There have been no reports of any injuries.

Firefighters were called at 13:03 but the cause of the fire is still unknown.

Local MP Matthew Pennycook responded to the news of the blaze, saying: “Thank you to all those London Fire Brigade firefighters currently dealing with roof fire on Creek Road in West Greenwich. A relief to learn all residents evacuated safely. Please avoid the area.”

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