Royal Free fire: Brigade deal with office blaze in early hours of the morning at Hampstead hospital

PUBLISHED: 09:36 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 09:36 19 July 2019

The Royal Free Hospital. Picture: Ken Mears

The Royal Free Hospital. Picture: Ken Mears


Firefighters were called to a fire in an office at the Royal Free Hospital in the early hours of this morning.

The brigade were called to Rowland Hill Street - which runs along the rear of the Hampstead hospital.

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Four fire engines and about 25 firefighters spent just over an hour fighting the fire - which damaged a small part of the office in question.

After being called at 3.47am, the fire was under control by 4.48.

No-one is thought to have been injured.

Fire crews from West Hampstead and Kentish Town fire stations attended and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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