Shed 'gutted' and two flats damaged in Crayford High Street fire

PUBLISHED: 11:57 09 May 2017 | UPDATED: 13:06 09 May 2017




The first started on Tuesday morning

Two people escaped unharmed from a fire which started above an empty Crayford shop this morning (Tuesday).

The fire started in Crayford High Street, spreading across two flats above the shop and destroying a nearby shed.

Reports on social media suggested the fire had started behind Maxin Chicken Pizza Ribs & Kebab shop.

The fast-food restaurant told us the fire started in flats next door, above an empty commercial property.

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “Parts of a first floor and a second floor flat were damaged.

“We were called at 8.04am, two people had left the building by the time crews arrived.

“Crews left the scene at 8.58am.”

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Fire fighters from Bexley, Erith, Sidcup and Plumstead were called to the scene.

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