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Six fire engines and ladder platform used to tackle flat fire in North Finchley

Aerial ladder used in combating third floor flat fire in Finchley. Image: @LondonFire

Aerial ladder used in combating third floor flat fire in Finchley. Image: @LondonFire

One person has been assessed for smoke inhalation and an aerial ladder has been used to tackle a third floor flat fire in North Finchley.

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters have been sent to the scene.

The fire affected a third floor flat above a shop.

One person was treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation.

The Brigade was called at 4 pm and the fire was under control by 6.18 pm.

Crews from Barnet, Finchley, Tottenham, Southgate and Hendon fire stations attended the incident.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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