A woman has sadly died as a result of a house fire on Queens Park Road in Harold Wood last night, Thursday 28 of October.
Firefighters tackled a fire at a two-storey mid-terraced house where the majority of the ground floor was damaged by the fire. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus rescued a woman from the first floor of the property, sadly she died at the scene.
The London Fire Brigade was called at 22:06 and six fire engines and around 40 firefighters attended the scene. The fire was under control by 23:56. Fire crews from Harold Hill, Romford, Hornchurch, Dagenham and other surrounding fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire will be investigated.