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Firefighters tackle Welling house fire
THIRTY firefighters and six fire engines tackled a house fire in Welling this afternoon.
The London Fire Brigade was called at 12.39pm to the blaze in Wickham Street.
Crews from Plumstead, Erith, Eltham, Sidcup, and Bexley fire stations attended the scene.
An aerial appliance from Forest Hill fire station was also in attendance, tackling flames in the roof.
The ground and first floor of the property were severely damaged by the fire and the roof was completely destroyed.
The fire also caused some damage to the roofs of the houses either side of the property.
The brigade brought the fire under control at 1.53pm.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.
London Ambulance Service is currently standing by at the scene.
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