Patient Treated for Burns from Fire in Fulham Cafe

Traffic at a standstill as fire crews tackle blaze at Tasty's Cafe

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London Fire Brigade say around 35 firefighters are tackling a blaze in Tasty's cafe on Fulham High street on Friday afternoon.

The brigade posted this picture of the dramatic scene, taken by Rich Dean @richdean21 and advised people to avoid the area if possible.

The drama began around 4.45pm when the brigade tweeted: " Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters are currently dealing with a fire in a café on High Street."

A few minutes later they tweeted: " Now have 35 firefighters at café on #Fulham High Street. Ground floor is alight."

A third followed: " Heavy traffic around #Fulham High St as we deal with a café blaze. Please avoid the area if possible."

Just after 5pm, ChrisHawkswell, EP07 ?@LAS_TacAdvisor tweeted: "Ambulance crew, response paramedic, duty officer & @LAS_HART are at a cafe fire on #Fulham High Street w/ @LondonFire."

LAS_HART are specially trained medics who provide life saving medical care in hazardous environments including complex extractions and multiple casualty incidents.

Chris is Tactical Advisor Tactical Advisor and Emergency Planning Officer with London Ambulance confirmed minutes later: "We are currently treating a patient with burns from the fire."

The fire has brought traffic across Fulham to a standstill during the rush hour on Friday.

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May 29, 2015


May 29, 2015