An inquest has found that the death of Tommy Hollis, who was killed by a collapsing lamppost, was an accident.
Tommy Hollis was killed in Chiswick in February 2010
A women has died following a flat fire in west London, despite attempts to save her.
An inquest into the death of baby Tommy Hollis, who was killed by a falling lamppost in Chiswick opened this morning.
He died just short of his first birthday after he was fatally injured when the lamppost fell on to his pram.
This morning the inquest has heard from a construction worker who said he had cut the steel anchoring the lamppost that fell on the baby. He told the inquest he regrets ever working at the site. "If I could take the place of that child I would."
The paramedic who lifted Tommy Hollis out of his pram said his main concern was a head injury from the falling lamppost. The inquest continues.
There's an accident blocking one lane of the A4 at the Hogarth Roundabout in Chiswick. Tailbacks back to M4.
An inquest into the death of a baby struck down by a falling lamppost in Chiswick will be held today. Tommy Hollis died just short of his first birthday after he was fatally injured when the lamppost fell onto his pram in February 2010.
Residents in Chiswick heard screams coming from the flat of a disabled woman, as the property was engulfed in flames.
Neighbour Toni Simonovski was among those who tried to save her, carrying her out of the flat.
Paramedics spent over an hour trying to revive the victim, but it's thought she had been overcome by fumes. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Toni Simonovski talks to reporter Phil Bayles.
A woman has died following a flat fire in Chiswick in the early hours of this morning.
Two people attempted to rescue her from the building before the Fire Brigade arrived, but she was later declared dead.
Around 20 firefighters tackled the blaze on Rothschild Road, having been called out at 1am.
By 2:20am they had the fire under control, but it had caused extensive damage to a first floor flat.