Derelict building blaze in Erith required 35 fireighters from three stations

PUBLISHED: 11:14 21 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:14 21 August 2017




The cause of the fire is currently under investigation

Firefighters rushed to the scene of a blaze at a derelict building in Erith on Friday evening.

Six fire engines and 35 crew members and officers were called to the fire in West Street at 7.43pm on August 18.

Part of the ground and first floors and part of the roof of the building were damaged by the blaze.

The brigade got the fire under control by 10.18pm.

Firefighters from Erith, Bexley and Plumstead fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the blaze remains unknow but is under investigation.

No injuries have been reported.

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