A fire in a block of flats in Cherry Tree Lane that broke out on Tuesday 21 of September, is being investigated by police and the London Fire Brigade.
Fortunately, no one sustained serious injuries in the blaze and everyone was safely evacuated.
A spokesperson for the Met told the Havering Daily:
“Police were alerted at 21:30hrs on Tuesday, 21 September to reports of a fire at a residential address on Cherry Tree Lane, Rainham.
“Officers attended together with LAS and LFB. One man in his 30’s sustained an injury to his arm but declined treatment.There were no injuries to anyone else.
“In conjunction with LFB enquires continue into the cause of the fire.”
Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a flat fire on Cherry Tree Lane in Rainham last night.
A flat on the ground floor of the building was destroyed by fire. Part of a three-roomed, split-level maisonette on the first and second floors was also damaged by the blaze. There were no reports of any injuries.
The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers took fifteen calls to the fire.The Brigade was called at 21:24 and the fire was under control by 22:34. Fire crews from Dagenham, Wennington, Hornchurch and Barking fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and the Metropolitan Police Service.