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Sixty led to safety during blaze

Firefighters tackling the blaze. Pic courtesy of Kamran Rajaby.
About 75 firefighters are tackling the blaze. Pic courtesy of Kamran Rajaby.

At least 60 people have been moved to safety from two blocks of flats following a fire.

Firefighters are tackling the blaze in Bennett Close, Hounslow, west London, which started on Tuesday morning.

The roof collapsed in the blaze, which was brought under control by up to 75 firefighters.

One man was rescued from the flat where the fire broke out and 11 residents of other flats were led to safety. The cause of the fire was unknown.




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