Fire on 12th floor of 20-story high-rise
LONDON (BBC) – About 180 people were evacuated as a fire broke out in a 20-storey tower block in south London.
The blaze, in a flat on the 12th floor of the building on Elmira Street, Lewisham, started at 04:14 BST and was under control by 05:23.
Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters were sent to the scene.
London Fire Brigade (LFB) is investigating the cause and the Metropolitan Police said there had been no reported injuries.