Investigation into Walworth fire

Investigations are continuing into the cause of a fire which broke out at a museum in south-east London yesterday.

Walworth fire: transport delays

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Routes 12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 148, 171, 176, 468 & P5 remain subject to delay/diversion on Walworth Road, Southwark due to a fire.

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A215 Walworth Road remains closed both ways btwn Elephant & Castle and Browning Street due to a building fire.

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Walworth fire: would fire station closures have affected the response?

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#Walworth #fire raises concerns about #Southwark fire station closures, in the same week the Lakanal House inquest comes to a close.

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RT @se17: Fire engine from Clerkenwell at Walworth fire. Boris wants to shut Clerkenwell fire station.

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@mayoroflondon There are now twenty fire engines at the blaze in Walworth, Boris, what do the LFB do when 12 stations are cut - let it burn

Walworth fire: gusty winds hampering fire brigade

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Likely to be traffic and bus delays on Walworth Rd due to fire on roof of Walworth Town Hall/Wansey St. Bus route diversions in place.

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Eyewitness to #Walworth fire says gusty winds making LFB job harder. Dozens of fire fighters at the scene.

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A215 Walworth Road remains closed both ways btwn Elephant & Castle and Browning Street due to a building fire.

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Walworth fire latest

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Smoke seems to have stopped billowing from that Walworth Road office fire.

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RT @peterjohn6: Told that some of Cuming Museum collection may be at risk in fire at Walworth Town Hall. V sad #walworth

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No one seems to be injured from the Walworth fire. Remarkable, given the size of the blaze.

Walworth Fire in pictures

"The old Walworth town hall @SE17 is on fire" Credit: @omokad on Twitter
"Huge flames at Walworth Road fire" Credit: @JamieSmalley on Twitter
"Big fire in walworth road near elephant castle mad traffic divert if going that way" Credit: @jadachantina on Twitter
"Yet another large fire Newington Library" Credit: @godfreylant on Twitter

Walworth fire: latest from twitter

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Now there are 15 fire engines with 97 firefighters and officers at the scene of the Walworth fire.

Walworth fire in tweets

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Very sad pictures of fire in old Walworth Town Hall. Hope all staff and visitors are safe

72 firefighters are tackling a fire in Walworth Road SE17. Several twitter users are posting updates and photos.

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