London SE1 community website

Firefighters tackle blaze at Two Fifty One tower

London SE1 website team

Five fire engines and around 35 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat in a skyscraper near Elephant & Castle on Sunday evening.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Two Fifty One tower

Part of a flat on the 25th floor of the Two Fifty One tower was damaged by the blaze.

There were no reports of any injuries.

The London Fire Brigade was called at 6.05pm and the fire was under control by 6.50pm.

The Two Fifty One tower is at the junction of Southwark Bridge Road and Newington Causeway.

Fire crews from Dowgate, Lambeth, Old Kent Road, Dockhead and Whitechapel fire stations were at the scene.

The SE1 website is supported by people like you
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.