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Home Breaking Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters are tackling a fire at a block of flats on Woodley Close in Tooting

Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters are tackling a fire at a block of flats on Woodley Close in Tooting

Two flats on the first and second floors of a three-storey residential block are alight. Part of the roof is also alight. Approximately 20 people left the building before firefighters arrived. 

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

A woman and child have been treated by London Ambulance Service at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

Crews have been making steady progress to extinguish the fire. The fire has been producing a significant amount of smoke and people in the area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed at this time.

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting
twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters are tackling a fire at a block of flats on woodley close in tooting

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and to expect traffic disruption, including on London Road near the junction of Arnold Road.

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting
twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters are tackling a fire at a block of flats on Woodley close in tooting

The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers have received around 15 calls about the fire

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

The Brigade was called at 0837. Crews from Tooting, Wimbledon, Norbury, West Norwood and surrounding fire stations are at the scene. A 64-metre turntable ladder is being used at the scene as a water tower to fight the fire from above. 

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

Twelve fire Engines And Around 80 Firefighters are Tackling A Fire At A Block Of Flats On Woodley Close In Tooting

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