Solar panels on fire on home in Addiscombe

Thirty firefighters have attended a blaze which saw solar panels on the roof of a house in south London alight.

They were called at 04:30 BST to a detached home in Grimwade Avenue in Addiscombe. It was put out by 08:00.

London Fire Brigade said 12 solar panels were involved and half the first floor was alight.

No-one was injured. The fire brigade said an electrical fault with the solar panels was being investigated as a possible cause of the fire.

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