Block of flats on fire in Bethnal Green

No one was hurt in the blaze at Kinsham House. Pic: Twitter@Bassin_

No one was hurt in the blaze at Kinsham House. Pic: Twitter@Bassin_ - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital and a second treated at the scene after a fire broken out at a block of flats in Bethnal Green this afternoon.

Kinsham House in Ramsey Street, off Vallance Road, where the fire broke out on the fifth and sixth f

Kinsham House in Ramsey Street, off Vallance Road, where the fire broke out on the fifth and sixth floors. Picture: Twitter@MPSTowerHam - Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called to the blaze on the fifth and sixth floor of Kinsham House in Ramsey Street, just after 2.20pm.

The crews from Whitechapel, Dowgate, Islington and Kentish Town fire stations tackled the blaze which took just over an hour to put out.

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The man taken to hospital is being treated for smoke inhalation.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has been launched.

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Families escape blaze at Kinsham House in Bethnal Green. Picture: Twitter@Bassin_

Families escape blaze at Kinsham House in Bethnal Green. Picture: Twitter@Bassin_ - Credit: Archant


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