Ten fire engines rushed to the scene after smoke could be seen billowing from the building in Edmonton Green, North London.Part of a four-bedroom flat on the 6th floor was “alight” and some of the 50 firefighters in attendance were able to lead one man to safety.
Moments earlier, terrified residents sprinted out of the building and witnesses reported that the fire was “getting worse”.
Daniel Iqbal wrote on Twitter: “The smoke is getting worse in Edmonton Green. Stay safe people.”
The block is one of three identical buildings in that part of North London…
It comes 13 months after the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington, West London, killed 72 people and injured 70 others, the deadliest structural fire in the UK in 30 years.