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Camden Town fire: 40 firefighters tackle High Street flat fire

PUBLISHED: 13:44 15 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:19 15 August 2019

A flat above a shop in Camden Town is on fire. Picture: Max (@hot4scott)

A flat above a shop in Camden Town is on fire. Picture: Max (@hot4scott)

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Firefighters were called to the a flat fire in Camden High Street this afternoon.

Firefighters tackle a flat fire in Camden High Street. Picture; Max (@hot4scott)Firefighters tackle a flat fire in Camden High Street. Picture; Max (@hot4scott)

The whole of the flat above the old Allen Greenstein estate agent's shop on the corner of Plender Street was alight, but the fire brigade were able to bring this under control by five to two.

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It took six fire engines and around forty firefighters working to bring it under control.

A spokesperson for the fire brigade said: "A first floor flat was destroyed by fire.

"The Brigade was called at 1256 and the fire was under control at 1352. Fire crews from Euston, Kentish Town, Soho and Holloway fire stations attended the scene."

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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