A four-storey house in Belgravia, where apartments are selling for £3million, is on fire as 80 firefighters try to tackle the blaze.
The London Fire Brigade was called to the scene at Eaton Place at 11.41am. There are currently 12 fire engines in action.
The Grade I listed Georgian property has set fire to “a significant portion of the roof and an apartment on the fourth floor”.
Units from across London including Clapham, Dowgate, Soho and Hammersmith were deployed to the scene where property was badly damaged.
80 firefighters from across London are currently battling a blaze at a listed building in Eaton Square, Belgravia. Apartments in the building can sell for more than £3.5million
Firefighters used a special air pump ladder to spray water aimed at the fire in the roof
About 12 fire engines and a commando unit were at the scene of the fire at Eaton Place at noon today
Roads were closed while firefighters battled the blaze to prevent it from spreading
The average cost of apartments on Eaton Place in Belgravia is almost £3million
According to the London Fire Brigade: “Firefighters are fighting a fire in the roof of a four storey block of flats. A significant part of the roof and an apartment on the fourth floor are on fire.
“The brigade control office has received 26 calls about the fire.”
Residents in the area have been advised to keep their doors and windows closed due to smoke, while motorists should avoid Belgravia due to road closures around Eaton Place.
The cause of the fire has not yet been clarified. There are no reports of injuries yet.
Firefighters sued a special pump ladder to spray water directly onto the roof of the listed building
Bystanders looked up at the fire as it swept through the listed building
Around 80 firefighters and 12 fire engines from across London were on site
London Fire Brigade said the roof of the building was badly damaged
The Eaton Place leaseholds are Grade I listed and regularly sell for millions
Several roads in the area were closed while the fire was being fought
Residents in the area have been urged to keep their doors and windows closed to prevent smoke from entering their properties
https://www.soundhealthandlastingwealth.com/uncategorized/fire-in-belgravia-blaze-rips-through-grade-ii-listed-building-on-eaton-place/ Fire in Belgravia: Fire sweeps through a listed building on Eaton Place