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Hercules Road shut as firefighters tackle house fire

Hercules Road was closed to traffic on Friday lunchtime as firefighters tackled a fire in a house near the junction with Virgil Street.

Hercules Road shut as firefighters tackle house fire

The London Fire Brigade was called to the scene at 1.28pm to reports of smoke coming from the three-storey house.

Fire engines from Lambeth and Old Kent Road fire stations were dispatched and the blaze was under control within 20 minutes.

A brigade spokeswoman told the London SE1 website that the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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