THIRTY five firefighters tackled a blaze in the basement of an office building in Fleet Street on Saturday (16th) morning.
Emergency services were alerted to the fire at 09:59 and twenty three people had managed to safely leave the building by the time London Fire Brigade.
Six fire engines and crews from Dowgate, Soho, Euston, Shoreditch and Whitechapel stations got the fire under control by 11:26.
Fleet Street was closed eastbound from the junction at Fetter Lane, and westbound from Ludgate Circus, while the incident was dealt with.
No injuries were sustained in the fire which is believed to have been accidental.
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 19, 2018