Fire in Tanners Hill block

The BBC reports that 14 people had to be rescued after a fire broke out in Pitman House on Tanners Hill.

Crews wearing breathing equipment brought 13 adults and one child out of the building as fire engulfed flats on the seventh and eighth floor.

The blaze at the 15-storey building was brought under control in about four hours and no-one was injured.

As a result of the fire, 60 people spent the night in Goldsmiths College and an investigation will be carried out in to the cause of the fire.