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Six fire engines were called out to a fire in Lyncroft Gardens in Hounslow at 12.57pm on Tuesday (August 8).

The crews are tackling a fire on the roof of a semi-detached house in the residential area.

Crews from Heston, Feltham, Twickenham, Chiswick and Kingston responded to the call.

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What we know so far

Crews from Heston, Feltham, Twickenham, Chiswick and Kingston responded to calls of a fire at a semi-detached house in Hounslow.

The blaze is being tackled by a total of 35 firefighters.

The Fire Brigade were called at 12.57pm to the residential road.

The fire is on the roof of the property.

Here's what happened

With the fire now under control, here is our article detailing what happened.

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See the damage to the roof

See the full scale of the damage in a photo tweeted by London Fire Brigade

The roof of the semi-detached property was 'completely destroyed'
The roof of the semi-detached property was 'completely destroyed' (Image: London Fire Brigade)

The timbers of the semi-detached property can be seen as firefighters douse the flames using an aerial appliance.

See the smoke billowing from the house

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Neighbouring property damaged

Part of a neighbouring property’s roof has also been damaged in the fire, London Fire Brigade has confirmed.

The fire is 'under control'

London Fire Brigade now have the rooftop fire at a semi-detached property in Hounslow ‘under control’.

The cause is still not known.

The six crews from Heston, Feltham, Twickenham, Chiswick and Kingston remain at the scene.

Occupants left the property

Two women and a man had managed to leave the property before the Fire Bridage arrived.

The entire roof has been 'destroyed'

A London Fire Brigade spokesperson has told getwestlondon that the entire roof of the semi detached property has been ‘destroyed’ in the fire.

100% of the roof has been damaged

Cause is not yet known

The Brigade also confirmed that they do not currently know what may have caused the fire.

This information is likely to emerge after the fire is extinguished.

There are currently 35 firefighters tackling the rooftop fire.

'Whole roof is on fire'

London Fire Brigade has tweeted out that the entire roof of the semi-detached house is currently on fire.

Where is Lyncroft Gardens?

The fire is on a residential road, not far from Hounslow station.

The fire started at 12.57pm
The fire started at 12.57pm (Image: Google)