Woman suffers burns following East Ham house fire

Fire station

Fire station - Credit: Archant

A woman was taken to hospital suffering with burns following a house fire in East Ham.

Altogether, ten firefighters from East Ham and Dagenham were called to tackle the blaze at the mid-terraced house in Lathom Road at about 7.50pm on Friday.

Two adults and two children managed to escape the fire before emergency services arrived.

One woman was taken to an east London hospital suffering with minor burns to her hand.

Half of the first floor was damaged in the fire, which was brought under control by about 9pm.

The cause is under investigation.