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Bermondsey fire – Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters rush to tackle blaze in South London tower block

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TOWER BLOCK BLAZE

DOZENS of firefighters have scrambled to tackle a fire at a South London tower block this evening.

Around 60 firefighters and eight fire engines have been deployed by London Fire Brigade to the home in Bermondsey.

Witnesses have reported seeing a huge emergency service response and smoke coming from the roof of a building.

Shocked neighbours to the block on Rotherhithe New Road filmed multiple fire engines parked up as crews took on the blaze.

The road has been closed while firefighters work to dampen the fire.

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