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Wednesday evening saw firefighters forced to rescue three people from the upper floors of a Hornsey block of flats after an unattended candle sparked a blaze.

The last 12 months have seen heartening tales of community action interspersed with trauma, tragedy and political intrigue. Harry Taylor and Sam Volpe take a look back at the biggest stories we've brought you in 2018 - and a couple of the weirdest, too.

A St John's Wood mother and child had a lucky escape this week when they fled a house fire last night.

Families left homeless by the fire that destroyed the upper floors of Willow House in East Finchley on November 7 have spoken of the midnight terror of fleeing their burning homes.

A man has died after a fire broke out in a first floor flat on Brassey Road in West Hampstead.

A passing mechanic saved the day after a "rogue Diwali firework" set the roof of a Hornsey bar on fire a week ago last Thursday.

Sixty people escaped a huge blaze at in East Finchley which needed 100 firefighters and fifteen fire engine to bring it under control in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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