Three people flee Hackney flat fire

Firefighters from Romford, Harold Hill and Bethnal Green attended.

Firefighters from Romford, Harold Hill and Bethnal Green attended. - Credit: Archant

Three people had to flee a blaze which broke out in a third floor flat on Sunday afternoon.

It took 21 fire fighters using four fire engines just over an hour to get the fire in Richmond Road, Dalston, under control.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Crews came from Bethnal Green, Islington and Stoke Newington fire stations