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The cause of a fire that killed two on New Year's Eve in Deptford is under investigation.

A woman in her 80s and man in his 60s died in the fire at a house in Ashmead Road, despite neighbours attempting to rescue the pair before fire fighters arrived.

Firefighters battle blaze on the Isle of Dogs

By Rob Virtue on December 24, 2014 10:29 AM |


A second floor flat on the Isle of Dogs caught fire on Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were at the scene at the Barkantine Estate near to Westferry Road from 10am battling the blaze, first reported on Twitter.


Firefighters were called to the second fire in a week caused by hanging clothes too close to a heater.

A man was rescued from a block of flats in Lamport Close, Woolwich, on Thursday night, only four days after 12 people fled from a flat fire in Bermondsey.

Bermondsey flat fire caused by drying clothes

By Rachel Bishop on December 16, 2014 11:17 AM |


Twelve people fled from a flat fire in Bermondsey on Sunday.


Fire crews evacuated about 100 people from a hotel and flats in West India Quay this morning.

They then tackled a small fire in the goods lift at the building in Hertsmere Road just before 3.30am.