Four young children have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after their grandmother brought a barbecue indoors to dry her washing.
The woman, who hasn't been named, lit the device which she set up in the family kitchen in East Ham before leaving the house.
Two adults were also treated in hospital.
Liz Wickham reports.
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