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North Finchley house destroyed by fire

Three other properties were also damaged by the blaze on Moss Hall Grove reports David Floyd

A house destroyed by fire on Moss Hall Grove in North Finchley on June 8th 2023
A house destroyed by a fire on Moss Hall Grove in North Finchley – (Credit – London Fire Brigade)

A terraced house in North Finchley was destroyed in a fire today with three other properties severely damaged. 

One house was entirely destroyed, while the ground floors of the two adjoining houses were gutted and the first floors damaged. The roof of a fourth property was partially damaged. 

10 fire engines and 70 firefighters tackled the blaze on Moss Hall Grove having been called to the incident shortly after 10.30am this morning. 

Eight people left the affected houses before firefighters arrived, and around 30 were evacuated from surrounding properties. There have been no reports of any injuries at this time.

While the fire was under control by 1pm, firefighters remained on the scene throughout the afternoon and road closures remained in place.

London Fire Brigade’s 999 Control Officers received 42 calls about the fire and used the 999Eye system to live stream the blaze from a smartphone to screens in the control room.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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