A mum and five children fled a property in Brentford which was badly damaged by fire.

The blaze happened in Albany Road on Wednesday (August 16), with London Fire Brigade (LFB) called to the scene shortly after 10pm.

The woman and children had left the building before firefighters arrived, and a teenage boy was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene by paramedics.

Flames could be seen coming out of the window

Fire brigade called to Brentford tower block after smoke alarm scare

The flames were contained part of the first floor, LFB said.

Crews based at Chiswick, Heston and Acton stations attended, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire crews at the damaged property in Albany Road, Brentford

Footage taken from the scene shows flames coming out of the window as firefighters attended the icident.

Nearly 24 hours later, fire crews were called to Cornish House tower block in Brentford when a smoke alarm sounded on Thursday August 17.

Five fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were dispatched to 14-storey Cornish House in Green Dragon Lane at 9.57pm.

However, there are no reports of a fire at the high rise building and fire crews were stood down a short while later at 10.15pm.

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