The London Fire Brigade said Monday it was fighting a fire in a high-rise building in the east of the city, with dozens of firefighters fighting the blaze.
“Ten fire engines and 70 firefighters are dealing with a highly visible fire on #Whitechapel High Street. Avoid the area if possible,” the London Fire Brigade said on Twitter.
We now have 15 fire trucks and about 100 firefighters fighting the fire on the 17th floor of an apartment building on #Whitechapel high street. One of our 64 meter ladders was also sent on site https://t.co/wyMmpNeYbppic.twitter.com/no57NQ1yab
— London Fire Department (@LondonFire) March 7, 2022
A video shared by the fire service on Twitter showed orange flames and smoke coming from a high-rise building.
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