Roof destroyed by fire in Upton Park

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A fire in Upton Park has destroyed the roof of a two-storey house. - Credit: LFB

The roof of a house in Upton Park has been destroyed by fire.

Eight fire engines and about 60 firefighters were called to the blaze in Thorngrove Road this morning (August 2).

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: "Firefighters tackled a blaze at a two storey, mid-terraced house where the roof was destroyed by the fire and a significant part of thefirst floor was damaged." 

There are no reports of any injuries, according to the brigade.

The brigade was called at 5.02am. The fire was under control by 6.56am.

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Crews from Stratford, Plaistow, East Ham, Leytonstone, Dagenham and other fire stations from the surrounding area attended the scene. 

Firefighters are due to remain at the scene for the next couple of hours to dampen down the building.

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The cause of the fire will be investigated by the brigade.

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