Woman Dies in Fulham Flat Fire

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus recover body on Barclay Close

Four fire engines attended the incident. Picture: London Fire Brigade

A woman has died after a fire broke out at block of flats in the early hours of Friday morning (10 December).

The blaze took hold shortly before 12.34am in the ground floor flat of a five storey block on Barclay Close.

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters from Fulham, Chelsea and Hammersmith fire stations were at the scene and had the incident under control within the hour.

Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus found the body of a woman in the affected flat. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A further two people left the building before the Brigade arrived. They were both taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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December 10, 2021