KENT London Orpington

Fire crews called to house blaze in Orpington with person reported trapped

firefighters rescued a woman and a child from a fire at a house on shalford close in orpington
firefighters rescued a woman and a child from a fire at a house on shalford close in orpington

Twenty-five firefighters have been called to tackle a house fire that has broken out in the early hours of  Thursday morning.

The London Fire Brigade were called to reports of a fire at Shalford Close in Orpington in shortly before 3 am (Thursday, November 5).

Four fire engines along with a number of officers have been sent the scene. It is understood that control staff had to give those involved fire survival guidance prior to the fire service arriving 

More to follow.