Blackheath restaurant blaze tackled by 20 firefighters

News Shopper: A picture of the scene (by Tom Gillmor / Mary Evans Picture Library) A picture of the scene (by Tom Gillmor / Mary Evans Picture Library)

FIRE crews tackled a restaurant blaze in Blackheath this afternoon.

The fire is believed to have broken out at The Saffron Club Indian and Nepalese restaurant in Tranquil Vale.

Twitter user Gerry Frizzelle ‏wrote: "Saffron Club indian restaurant in Blackheath is ablaze - fire crews in attendance, breaking down the door. No-one inside, one hopes."

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said they were called to a three-storey building with a restaurant and flats above at 3.22pm today.

Four engines went to the scene and around 20 firefighters extinguished the blaze, which started in the basement.

No one was injured.

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5:18pm Thu 9 Jan 14

molsey says...

One of the diners said "I asked for it hot, but this is ridiculous".
One of the diners said "I asked for it hot, but this is ridiculous". molsey

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