Man dead after Isle of Dogs flat fire

The block of flats on Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, where the fire took hold. Picture: Google.

The block of flats on Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, where the fire took hold. Picture: Google. - Credit: Google

A man has died after a fire destroyed a ground floor flat on the Isle of Dogs on Saturday (October 12).

It took around 40 firefighters more than an hour to get the blaze in Manchester Road under control after getting the call at 4.20pm.

The fire brigade received 43 reports from the public about the incident.

Crews from Millwall, Plaistow, Shadwell, East Greenwich, Whitechapel and Greenwich fire stations were at the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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