Fire close to derelict Stratford building

The fire by Wingate House (picture: @jortmentink)

The fire by Wingate House (picture: @jortmentink) - Credit: @jortmentink

Firefighters attended a small fire close to a derelict building in Stratford on Saturday.

Smoke was seen close to the building (picture: @williamrlward)

Smoke was seen close to the building (picture: @williamrlward) - Credit: @williamrlward

They were called to Warton Road, where a fire had broken out close to Wingate House, at around 5.50pm.

Despite pictures showing smoke coming from the building, a spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said the fire happened outside.

It took crews around half an hour to get it under control.

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