Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. A safety inspection carried out at a block of flats that became engulfed by fire found that its wooden balconies posed a “significant hazard.” Twenty flats were destroyed and another 10 damaged in the blaze in Barking, east London,…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. A barbecue on a balcony could have caused a block of flats to be engulfed by fire, according to its builders. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and 10 more damaged in Sunday’s fire in Barking, east London….

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLocal resident: “The whole thing was an inferno”. No fire alarm was heard when a block of flats was engulfed in flames in Barking, a London Assembly member has said. Twenty flats with wooden balconies were destroyed and another 10 damaged in the fire in De Pass…

Image copyright @mobee_me Image caption About 100 firefighters were called to De Pass Gardens in Barking Dozens of firefighters are dealing with a large fire at a block of flats in Barking, east London. London Fire Brigade tweeted that 15 crews totalling about 100 firefighters were called to De Pass Gardens at 15:31 BST. The…

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