London

Fire crews battle major blaze at Camden tower block

Eight fire crews have tackled a major blaze at a block of flats in north London.

At least one ground-floor flat was destroyed in the fire at the 20-storey Gillfoot building in Hampstead Road, Camden.

Part of Hampstead Road, between Cardington Street and Mornington Crescent, remains closed.

London Fire Brigade was called at about 1400 GMT - with heavy smoke reported throughout the building.

Two people needed hospital treatment for smoke inhalation.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites