102534904 11 - Large grass fire breaks out on Wanstead Flats
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Large grass fire breaks out on Wanstead Flats


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London Fire Brigade said 15 fire engines had been sent to the blaze, on Wanstead Flats

About 100 firefighters are dealing with a large grass fire in East London.

London Fire Brigade said 15 fire engines had been sent to the blaze, on Wanstead Flats near Stratford, earlier.

Firefighters remain at the scene to bring it under control. Some residents are reporting they have been forced to leave their homes.

The Met Police, which is assisting London Fire Brigade, has advised residents to avoid the area due to heavy smoke.



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