Four missing and two men in hospital after fire

Four people are missing and two men have been taken to hospital after a house fire in east London, emergency services said.

Eight fire engines were called to Romford Road in Forest Gate, east London, at 3.15am after flames engulfed the property.

Firefighters rescued one man from the ground floor and another from the second floor, London Fire Brigade said, and they have been taken to hospital where they are being treated for smoke inhalation

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Two in hospital after house fire

Two men were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation today after fire ripped through a house. Initial reports that four people were missing were unfounded, the fire brigade said.