About a hundred firefighters extinguish a five-storey building in North-West London

© Flickr / Vinnyman1Автомобиль fire brigade in the UK. Archival photoAbout a hundred firefighters extinguish a five-storey building in North-West London© Flickr / Vinnyman1

Historic building burns in the heart of Hampstead in North-West London, said the Metropolitan fire service.

«Fifteen fire engines and about 100 firefighters are fighting the fire on the fifth (last) floor of a residential building in Inglewood-road,» — said in Twitter firefighters.

A fire signal was received at 01.04 (03.04 GMT), said in a statement. The fire occurred in the apartment on the fourth floor. Then the fire spread to the roof. At an early stage the fire was visible for many miles in different parts of London. The building was evacuated 50 people.

Newspaper Mirror writes that we are talking about Benahavis, Welbeck Mansions – Victorian era (second half of XIX century).

About the victims and the injured fire was not reported.

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