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Six people rescued from flat on fire in Alexandra Avenue

There was a property on fire this morning (10 Feb) in Alexandra Avenue, Harrow as fire fighters successfully tackled the blaze.

London Fire Brigade dispatched six fire engines and forty firefighters to the property. An ambulance could also be seen outside.

Six fire engines were on site tackling the fire

Eye witness reports have said that there were people rescued from the property, this was later confirmed by London Fire Brigade.

London Fire Brigade said: “Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters have been called to a fire at a flat on Alexandra Avenue in Harrow. Part of a flat on the ground floor of a three-storey block is alight.

“The Brigade was called at 1134. Fire crews from Northolt, Harrow, Ruislip and Wembley fire stations are at the scene. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage”

Update: 12:40pm: London Fire Brigade have said: “One woman left the affected flat before the Brigade arrived. She was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.”

“Three people were led to safety from a first floor balcony and a further three people were led to safety from a second floor balcony by firefighters using a ladder.”

“The Brigade was called at 1134 and the fire was under control by 1218. Fire crews from Northolt, Harrow, Ruislip and Wembley fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.”

(Image Credit: London Fire Brigade)