Two people rescued from fire above pub in east London

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Two people have been rescued from a fire above a pub in east London, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has confirmed.

About 30 firefighters tackled the blaze in flats above the four storey pub in Bethnal Green Road.

They were called to reports of the fire just before 1030 BST on Friday.

Fire crews rescued one person from a first floor flat, and another from the second floor. The LFB said the fire was under control just after 1130 BST.

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