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Residents evacuated after fire at Mawdley House in Waterloo Road

London SE1 website team

Waterloo Road was closed and residents were evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out in a block of flats on Tuesday night.

Mawdley House, Waterloo Road
The fire broke out in a third floor flat at Mawdley House
Residents evacuated after fire at Mawdley House in Waterloo Road
Guests at the Travelodge London Waterloo were evacuated and had to queue for a roll-call in Valentine Place

Fire crews from Soho, Dockhead, Euston and other stations tackled the blaze in a third floor flat at Mawdley House on the corner of Waterloo Road and Webber Row.

There are no reports of injuries.

Mawdley House is a Southwark Council block of flats on the Webber & Quentin Estate.

Guests at the adjacent Travelodge London Waterloo hotel were also evacuated and had to line up in nearby Webber Street and Valentine Place for a roll-call.

After the hotel reopened it made its foyer available for displaced residents.

The fire brigade gave the all-clear for Mawdley House residents to return to their homes as the fire had been contained in a single flat.

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