Firefighters tackle roof blaze in Stratford

An attempt to carry out some roof repairs on a house in Stratford ended with a call to the fire brigade.

The occupant was attaching felt to tiles on top of a property in Windmill Lane when the materials caught fire.

Fortunately, he was unhurt and crews from Stratford and Leytonstone put out the flames within one hour.

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