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.

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Missing people claims after house fire 'unfounded'

Initial reports that four people were missing after a house fire in east London were unfounded, the fire brigade said today.

A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman said the roof was destroyed and a large part of the ground and first floors damaged.

The remains of a house in Romford Road, Forest Gate in London after a fire engulfed the property. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Firefighters outside the remains of a house in Romford Road, Forest Gate in London. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

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