Man dies following flat fire in Woodford Green
A man died after a fire broke out at a flat in Woodford Green.
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) rushed to the property on Chigwell Road at 2.19pm on Monday following reports of a huge blaze.
Most of a flat on the first floor of the two-storey building was damaged by the fire.
One man left the building before firefighters arrived. However, another man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The blaze was under control by 2.50pm.
Fire crews from Woodford, Walthamstow and Hainault fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the LFB and the Metropolitan Police.