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Family rescued and 14 treated after Golders Green flat fire

Fire Image copyright LAS Resillience Team
Image caption A family with young children was rescued from the fire

Five people have been rescued from a fire at a block of shops and flats in north west London.

More than 70 firefighters and officers have been tackling the fire in Princess Parade, off Golders Green Road, Golders Green.

It started at 07:32 BST and up to 25 people were evacuated from their homes. Fourteen people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Image copyright LAS Resillience Team
Image caption Fourteen people were taken to hospital with minor injuries
Image copyright London Fire Brigade
Image caption More than 70 firefighters and officers tackled the fire in Golders Green

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