Fire crews called to blaze in Rush Green

Crews are battling a fire in Dagenham Road, Rush Green. Picture: Google

Crews are battling a fire in Dagenham Road, Rush Green. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

A fire has broken out in a house in Rush Green.

Firefighters were called at 13.59pm to reports of a fire in a terraced house in Dagenham Road.

Four fire engines battled the bad weather to reach the scene, where they found part of the ground floor alight.

There are no reports of any injuries.

Earlier, The Post heard reports of a lightning strike in the area, although it is unknown if the two incidents are linked.

The storm descending over Barking. Picture: Alex Shaw

The storm descending over Barking. Picture: Alex Shaw - Credit: Archant

Readers have been taking to Twitter to comment on the bad weather, with users saying they’ve heard thunderstorms setting off car alarms.

Send any of your pictures or videos of the storms and floods to rhiannon.long@archant.co.uk.

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This story will be updated with more information on the fire.