72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Firefighters tackle a fire at a low-rise block of buildings in Bethnal Green, northeast London, Britain, June 24, 2017. © Hannah McKay / Reuters 3.2K

(RT) –Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were deployed to battle a fire at a block of flats on Turin Street in Bethal Green, East London, according to the London Fire Brigade.


UK: 72 firefighters tackle London residential blaze

Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a block of residential flats in Bethnal Green, east London, Saturday

The whole of a flat on the third floor was gutted by fire. The whole of the roof was also destroyed”, the fire service said in a statement.

One man suffering from smoke inhalation was taken to hospital.