Two men escape Barking fire unhurt
Two men escaped a fire at a flat in Barking which left almost half the property damaged.
Three pumps were called to the blaze in a terraced house flat Victoria Road, at 2pm on Wednesday.
Two men, aged 20 and 23, escaped the fire before crews arrived. No-one was hurt.
The fire and smoke, which was brought under control within around 20 minutes, damaged around 40 per cent of the flat.
The cause is under investigation.