Man's body found in east London garage fire

A man has died in a fire in a garage converted into living accommodation in east London.

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Rochford Avenue, Chadwell Heath, at about 0100 GMT.

London Fire Brigade found the man's body inside the garage. A further six people left the house next door before the brigade arrived.

Fifteen firefighters and three fire engines attended the blaze and the fire was under control by 0235 GMT.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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