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A fire at a Finsbury Park hotel is thought to have been started by a discarded cigarette which ignited a pile of old mattresses.

A woman was rescued by fire fighters this afternoon after a blaze broke out in a block of flats in Amhurst Road.

A mass evacuation of volunteer actors from a simulated fire in a high-rise block of flats - with fake smoke – will take place on the Woodberry Down Estate on Tuesday – and Hackney Council is pre-warning residents to make sure no one panics.

Firefighters have issued a reminder about smoking safety after a discarded cigarette is thought to have caused a fire in a sixth floor flat in Manor House.

Fire fighters have warned to buy the appropriate charger for devices, after a chameleon died in a third-floor flat fire.

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