Office fire in Aldgate

Twenty firefighters were called to a blaze in the basement of an office building in Aldgate in the early hours of Saturday (October 13).

The fire damaged a small part of the basement at the premises in Leman Street, but no injuries were reported.

Four fire engines from Whitechapel, Dowgate, and Shadwell fire stations were at the scene.

The brigade was called just after 4.40am and the fire was under control by 5.5am.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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