Emergency services called to persons reported fire in East London

A number of fire crews and officers have been scrambled to a flat a blaze at a property in East London.

Firefighters were called following multiple calls into the fire service reporting a fire at Pastel Court on Killick Way Mile End late on Tuesday evening.

A number of roads have been closed whilst crews deal with the incident that is understood to have been reported as persons unaccounted for from the property.
The cause of the blaze is not currently known and understood to be under investigation

The London Fire Briaiage and the Met Police have both been approached for comment.

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