Mansfield Road fire: Nearly 60 fire-fighters rush to tackle blaze at block of flats in Hampstead


Fire-fighters rushed to a council block in Hampstead on Sunday night after a fire broke out on the second floor.

Video of the blaze shows fire crews running into the burning building on Mansfield road as smoke billowed from the second storey.

The residential street, located next to the Royal Free Hospital, has been closed off as emergency services attend the blaze.

Multiple fire engines and ambulances were lined up outside the block of flats.

Mansfield Road closed after a fire on the 2nd floor of the Waxham Block @BBCTravelAlert @BBCLondonNews @BBCRadioLondon pic.twitter.com/oRbcn3ryIU

— Rob Oxley (@roboxley) June 25, 2017

London Fire Brigade tweeted that they had nearly 60 fire-fighters and officers attending.

Fire in Camden right now! #Camden #fire has been made safe since vid been taken pic.twitter.com/gbF7DMhZPR

— JD (@beardyjd) June 25, 2017

A bystander tweeted a picture of the emergency services at the scene, writing: “Fire in a flat at Waxham #GospelOak – massive response from all emergency services, no injuries but a few families needing a bed tonight.”

Fire in a flat at Waxham #GospelOak – massive response from all emergency services, no injuries but a few families needing a bed tonight. pic.twitter.com/HOeom5sV4g

— Sam Collins (@1SamC) June 25, 2017

This story is being updated.

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