21 firefighters tackle early-morning blaze in Leyton High Road

Crews were dispatched from Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow

Crews were dispatched from Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow

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A fire ripped through a takeaway and flats above in Leyton this morning. 

Twenty-one firefighters attended the scene of the fire in High Road, Leyton, next door to the Tesco superstore near Bakers Arms, at around 2:20am this morning.

Crews from Leyton, Leytonstone and Walthamstow used a ladder to rescue a man from the window of a first floor flat above Kebabish Original. 

He was treated by ambulance services for smoke inhalation and taken to an east London hospital.     

Three other people escaped before the arrival of the Brigade.

Around half of the ground floor shop and part of the flat above were damaged in the blaze. 

The cause of the fire is unknown and is currently being investigated. 

It was under control approximately an hour later at 3:30am. 

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3:36pm Wed 30 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

Wonder if they had planning permission?
Wonder if they had planning permission? Villagecranberry
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9:45am Thu 31 Jul 14

SpursSupporter1 says...

And Boris n Crew want too make cut backs too these essential services what a joke politics is
And Boris n Crew want too make cut backs too these essential services what a joke politics is SpursSupporter1
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