London firefighters contain fire near Grenfell Tower

72 people died in Grenfell Tower blaze June 2017

By Peter Wilkinson, CNN
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(CNN) - Firefighters in west London controlled a fire at an apartment block in Notting Hill, West London, after a 12th floor balcony near Grenfell Tower was reported alight.

Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters were sent to the scene after reports of smoke coming from a building on Darfield Way in north Kensington, the London Fire Brigade said.

The building is located near Grenfell Tower, where 72 people died in a blaze June 2017.

"Crews worked hard and did a really good job to bring the fire under control quickly,"Simon Tuhill, a London Fire Brigade spokesman who was at the scene said in a statement. "Firefighters contained the fire to the flat of origin and thankfully there were no reports of any injuries," he added.

London Fire Brigade said that the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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