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Firefighters rescue 12 people from blaze in St Mary Cray flats

PUBLISHED: 10:43 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:00 28 February 2013

Flames rage on the roof of Luddesdown House, in St Mary Cray. PHOTO: Pauline Gayle

Flames rage on the roof of Luddesdown House, in St Mary Cray. PHOTO: Pauline Gayle

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Firefighters rescued 12 people from a blaze at a block of flats in St Mary Cray yesterday.

The fire at the four-storey building, in Rookery Lane, is thought to have started on the roof shortly before 6pm and was under control by 7.40pm.

A total of 35 firefighters tackled the flames equipped with six fire engines from Sidcup, Orpington, Bromley and Eltham fire stations. No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by London Fire Brigade’s fire investigation unit and the Met Police.

Were you in the building that caught fire? Or did you see the flames? Let us know and send any pictures to joshua.fowler@archant.co.uk.

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