Horror fire rips through top-floor flat of tower block in East London | The Sun

A HORROR fire has broken out at a tower block in East London.

Fifteen fire engines and around 125 firefighters are battling the inferno in North Woolwich.

A four-roomed flat on the 17th floor of the building on Manwood Street is completely alight, London Fire Brigade said.

The London Fire Brigade were called at 12.49pm to reports of the blaze.

Chilling footage on social media shows the fire ripping through the top floor of the tower in Newham.

It is not clear if anyone has been hurt.

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The Brigade's 999 Control Officers have taken more than 105 calls to the blaze.

The cause of the fire is now known at this time.

Fire crews from Shadwell, Dowgate, Dockhead, Shoreditch and surrounding fire stations are at the scene. 

Firefighters are also tackling a fire involving around one hectare of grass opposite the block at the junction between Manwood Street and Silverland Street.

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