Islington flat ravaged by fire

PUBLISHED: 13:48 16 April 2012 | UPDATED: 11:05 18 April 2012

The flat was severly damaged by the fire

The flat was severly damaged by the fire


An Islington flat was decimated by fire this morning.

Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters raced to the third floor apartment in Purcell Street at just after 10am.

They had blaze under control by 10.45am, but by then the four bedroom property was already severely damaged,

The were no reports of any injuries.

Fire crews from Clerkenwell, Islington and Shoreditch stations tackled the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette