London

Crews fight flat fire in Bermondsey tower block

Fire at flat in Lupin Point
Image caption The fire broke out in a flat on the 17th floor of Lupin Point

A fire at a 21-storey tower block in south-east London has been brought under control by firefighters.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) crews were called to Lupin Point on Abbey Street in Bermondsey at about 1400 BST.

A spokesman for LFB said the fire on the 17th floor was brought under control by 1545 BST and the cause was being investigated.

London Ambulance Service said a woman was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

About 40 people had been evacuated from the building by the time fire crews arrived.

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