Hampstead house ravaged by early morning blaze

Yesterday (November 4), firefighters tackled a flat fire on Abbey Road in St John's Wood. 

Yesterday (December 4), firefighters tackled a flat fire on Abbey Road in St John's Wood. - Credit: London Fire Brigade

The cause of a fire which tore through a detached house in Hampstead is under investigation.  

Yesterday (September 26) the London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to the blaze in West Heath Road, Hampstead, shortly after midnight.  

The fire was under control just after 2.45am.  

Half of the roof and loft conversion were damaged by the blaze and part of the roof collapsed.  

Fire crews from Willesden, Hendon, West Hampstead and surrounding stations attended the scene.  

There were no reports of any injuries and the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.