Six people evacuated after fire destroys workshop

Workshop fire
Image caption The cause of the fire at the workshop is being investigated

More than 80 firefighters were called to a blaze at a workshop in east London.

Six people had to be evacuated from a nearby block of flats after the fire broke out in Green Lane, Dagenham, just before 02:00 BST.

A spokesman from London Fire Brigade said the workshop was destroyed by the fire which spread to a shop causing a small amount of damage.

It took four hours to bring the fire under control. Nobody was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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