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Firefighters tackle Palmers Green house blaze

No-one was injured in the fire which took hold in Dorchester Avenue

The aftermath of the fire in Dorchester Avenue
The aftermath of the fire in Dorchester Avenue

Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters tackled a fire on Dorchester Avenue in Palmers Green on Friday (4th).


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A two-storey mid-terraced house was destroyed by fire. Two single-storey extensions at adjacent properties were also damaged by fire. There were no reports of any injuries.

London Fire Brigade received 27 calls about the fire from around 3.25pm and the fire was brought under control by 5.33pm. Crews from Tottenham, Hornsey, Finchley, Edmonton and surrounding fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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