(LONDON) JUST IN: Fire RIPS Through ‘ Edmonton Green Tower Block ‘ on Friday around 17:40:PM as fire engines came from stations including Tottenham, Chingford and Southgate fire stations and at least 50-people evacuated, as crews wore breathing apparatus during the rescue #AceNewsDesk reports

#AceNewsReport – July.20: The London Fire Brigade was called at 5:39pm to respond to the blaze, which is just across the road from the Edmonton Green bus station.One man had to be taken to safety through an internal staircase by fire crews……………..The London Fire Brigade said 50 residents evacuated before the Brigade arrived……………..The fire crews wore breathing appartuses during the rescue…………………The Brigade said: “Ten fire engines were called to a fire in a block of flats by the North Mall in Edmonton:

Brigade control officers received nearly fifty calls about the fire which was very visible………………………..”Part of a four bedroomed flat on the 6th floor was alight. Crews wearing breathing apparatus led one man to safety through an internal staircase and around 50 residents left the block before the arrival of the Brigade.

Edmonton Green: Fire RIPS through tower block

“Ten fire engines from stations including Tottenham, Chingford and Southgate fire stations were at the scene………………………..”The Brigade was called at 1739 and the fire was under control by 1910………………………”The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.”

Kate Osamor, the Labour & Co-op MP for Edmonton Shadow Secretary for International Development, tweeted: “Distressing scene in Edmonton Green of smoke coming from a tower block. I thank @LondonFBU firefighters who came to the rescue & put the fire under control. Make sure that you keep your distance from the block until its safe to return to the area. #Edmontonfire

Pictures reveal at least one flat was ablaze as black plumes were billowing into the sky in North London.

London fire: Live pictures as Edmonton tower block in flames

Fri, July 20, 2018View of Edmonton tower block engulfed in flames

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View of Edmonton tower block engulfed in flames

A fire rips through a flat in Grampian House

A fire rips through a flat in Grampian House (Image: @999London)

One video appears to show someone from one the flats above the inferno trying to put it out.

A stream of water is visible as it flows from the balcony of the flat.

Grampian House is 25 storeys and is one of three tower blocks on the Edmonton Green Estate in Enfield by the North Mall.

There are 188 flats in the tower block.

It appears as if someone is trying to put the fire out

It appears as if someone is trying to put the fire out (Image: SNAPCHAT)

In one video it shows how Emergency services are struggling to get to the inferno on Plevna Road. There were heavy traffic and roadworks.

Traffic towards Edmonton Green bus station has caused delays.

Tfl Bus Alerts tweeted about delays toward Edmonton Green bus station but did not specify if the fire was the reason.

The account tweeted: “Routes 102 W6 towards Edmonton Green Bus Station and routes 34 217 279 317 327 towards Walthamstow and Waltham Cross Bus Stations are experiencing delays of over 25min due to on going road works and traffic congestion.”

A fire ripped through a flat in Edmonton

A fire ripped through a flat in Edmonton (Image: @_VIPERUK_MP)

Some one Twitter expessed concern after seeing the dramatic images of the flames.

@EandAG tweeted: “Really hope everyone is out safe. Sending best wishes to your crews for the wonderful job they do.”

@Browndeus tweeted:”I live in Edmonton i pray no one was hurt from N9 onwards all roads are closed due to fire .”

London fire: Edmonton tower block ERUPTS in flames https://t.co/nNRlO9C9hT – July 20, 2018 at 09:13AM

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