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Five-year-old girl rescued from Thamesmead flat fire
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl was rescued from a Thamesmead flat after fire broke out yesterday evening.
Ten firefighters were called to the flat in Fleming Way at 6:45pm and the young girl was treated at the scene by paramedics for the effects of smoke inhalation.
A woman who escaped before firefighters arrived at the flat was also treated for smoke inhalation.
The fire caused only a small amount of damage to the flat inside.
Two fire engines from Plumstead fire station attended the scene and had the flames under control by 7:13pm.
London Fire Brigade says the cause of the fire is under investigation.
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