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Penthouse in Greenwich is destroyed by flames

Firefighters evacuated 100 people from their homes as flames destroyed a penthouse in London.

Emergency services were called after a fire broke out at the 7th floor home in Greenwich, south-east London, at 0125 BST on Friday.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered as residents were evacuated from the building and nearby homes.

Some six fire engines attended the incident. Nobody was injured.

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