Woman treated after flat blaze in Herne Hill

A woman was taken to hospital suffering with smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a flat in south-east London.

Firefighters were called to a blaze in a block of flats in Shakespeare Road, near Herne Hill, just before 08:00 BST.

Four fire crews dealt with the fire, which damaged much of the flat.

London Fire Brigade said crews left the scene at 09:24 BST but fire investigation officers are still at the scene assessing the cause.

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