Flats on Griffiths Road Catch Fire

Three men taken to hospital after blaze in four storey block

Flats on Griffiths Road Catch Fire
35 firefighters attended the scene. Picture: London Fire Brigade

Three men have been taken to hospital after a fire in a block of flats in Wimbledon this Friday morning (24 June).

Five fire engines and around 35 firefighters were called to the incident on Griffiths Road in Wimbledon after the brigade received 11 999 calls starting at 9.54am.

Part of the roof of a four-storey block of flats is alight and the three victims were taken for treatment by London Ambulance Service.

Fire crews from Norbury, Clapham, West Norwood and Fulham fire stations are at the scene.

The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.


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June 27, 2022