Fire­fight­ers tackle house blaze for three hours

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

CREWS from Lon­don Fire Brigade (LFB) spent three hours bring­ing a Hayes fire in Hayes un­der con­trol.

Fire­fight­ers were called to Lundy Drive at around 12.22pm on Mon­day (April 10) and the fire was af­fect­ing the ground, first floor and roof of the house.

The blaze spread to the roofs of other houses with a to­tal of four other prop­er­ties af­fected.

LFB said that the fire was brought un­der con­trol at around 3.12pm but fire­fight­ers re­mained on the scene to con­tinue damp­ing down.

A state­ment from the fire brigade said: “Eight fire en­gines and around 60 fire­fight­ers and of­fi­cers were called to a fire in a row of ter­raced houses on Lundy Drive in Hayes this af­ter­noon.

“The fire af­fected the roofs of four houses. The ground and first floor of one of the prop­er­ties and the first floor of an­other were also in­volved in the blaze.

“The Brigade was called at 12.22pm and the fire was un­der con­trol at 3.12pm Fire­fight­ers will re­main at the scene damp­ing down for some time.

“Crews from Hilling­don, Northolt, Ham­mer­smith, He­ston and sur­round­ing fire sta­tions are at the scene.

“The cause of the fire is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.”

At its peak 60 fire­fight­ers and eight fire en­gines were on the scene.

Fire­fight­ers tackle a blaze at Lundy Drive in Hayes

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