A huge blaze broke out at a Poundland store in Chingford
Police are treating the incident as suspicious and said three suspects liberal the area «soon after the fire started».
Photos shared on societal media showed large plumes of smoke rosing high into the air as interested locals looked on.
I’ve never perceived one as big as this, this fire is massive
«It escalated really quickly, I can see flames coming out of the windows to the apartments. I’ve not in a million years seen one as big as this.
«This fire is massive. I haven’t seen anybody yell or being dramatic but I think the whole roof is on fire.»
Supervise are treating the fire on Old Church Road as suspicious
«Half of the ground planking is alight. Part of the first floor and roof is also on fire. The Brigade was required at 6:54pm.
«Fire crews from Chingford and surrounding fire spots are at the scene. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.»
«Officers, London Ambulance Waiting and London Fire Brigade attended and found the store ablaze. At this ancient stage, there are no reported injuries.
«Nearby properties have been go away fromed as a precaution. No arrests have been made.
«At this early spot, the fire is being treated as suspicious. Three suspects were seen to abandon the area soon after the fire started.»
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