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Woman rescued from blaze in Stoke Newington flat

PUBLISHED: 11:58 13 January 2016 | UPDATED: 08:23 30 March 2016

Two families were forced into emergency accommodation after a suspected arson in Barking yesterday

Two families were forced into emergency accommodation after a suspected arson in Barking yesterday

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Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a woman from a small fire at a block of flats early this morning.

The woman was rescued from a first floor flat in Queen Margaret’s Grove, Stoke Newington, and was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service suffering smoke inhalation.

The fire damaged a small area of the property’s hallway.

The Brigade was called at 5.46am and the fire was under control within half an hour.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Two fire engines from Stoke Newington fire station attended the incident.


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