Chingford News

Man found dead after Chingford house fire

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday morning. An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing

The fire happened at an address at South Avenue in Chingford, Credit: Google Streetview

A man was found dead in a house fire in Chingford on Monday (12th February). 

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was found by officers from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) shortly after being called to the South Avenue address at 9.52am. 

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Most of the ground floor of a semi-detached house was damaged by fire, which was declared over by 11.07am, the LFB said in a statement. 

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters from Chingford, Woodford, Enfield and Walthamstow fire stations attended the scene. 

The Metropolitan Police told the Echo that the man’s next of kin have been informed. His identity has not yet been publicly released. 

The Met, who attended the scene, added that it is continuing its enquiries into the circumstances of the fire.

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