Around 150 firefighters have been battling a fierce blaze in Peckham, south-east London.As many as 200 people were forced to evacuate their homes as fire ripped through a block of flats in the early hours. The London Fire Brigade believe it started in a nearby building site and could involve gas cylinders, the blaze then spread quickly. The emergency services are carrying out house-to-house checks. One person has been taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke.
London blaze forces 200 to evacuate homes