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Flames and smoke have been seen coming from a Chelsea apartment on Thursday morning (March 29).

Firefighters attended a blaze in Flood Street at 8.39am.

Officers from London Fire Brigade (LFB) remained at the scene where the flat was still alight at 9.45am.

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters were sent to deal with the incident.

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The residents were out when their Chelsea flat caught ablaze

Building cordoned off

A cordon was put in place at the block of flats while firefighters worked to control the blaze.

London Fire Brigade cordoned off the building while its officers battled the fire
London Fire Brigade cordoned off the building while its officers battled the fire (Image: London Fire Brigade)

Fire engines outside the flats

Six fire engines attended the blaze in Chelsea this morning.

Six fire engines were sent to tackle the fire in Chelsea
Six fire engines were sent to tackle the fire in Chelsea (Image: Rob McGibbon)

Emergency services attended and found nobody was hurt. According to London Fire Brigade the residents were out when the flat caught alight.

Emergency services were called to the blaze and found nobody was hurt
Emergency services were called to the blaze and found nobody was hurt (Image: Rob McGibbon)

Images from scene of Chelsea flat blaze

Firefighters had the fire under control just before 10am.

Smoke billowed out the first floor window of the flats
Smoke billowed out the first floor window of the flats (Image: Rob McGibbon)

Images show fire fighters at the scene and huge clouds of smoke

Dark smoke poured out from the Chelsea mansion block
Dark smoke poured out from the Chelsea mansion block (Image: Rob McGibbon)
Firefighters inside the building
Firefighters inside the building (Image: Rob McGibbon)

Cause of fire "under investigation"

The cause of a blaze that ripped through and damaged part of a first floor Chelsea mansion flat is “under investigation”, London Fire Brigade has confirmed.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: “Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a block of flats in Flood Street in Chelsea. Part of a first floor flat was damaged by fire.Nobody was home at the time of the fire and the alarm was raised after a neighbour heard a smoke alarm sounding. The Brigade was called at 0839 and the fire was under control at 0958. Fire crews from Chelsea, Battersea, Fulham, Lambeth and Kensington fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.”

Neighbour raised the alarm

A neighbour alerted LFB to the fire after hearing a smoke alarm sound - the flat was empty at the time the blaze broke out.

Fire crews remain at the scene "damping down"

Firefighters are still in Flood Street “damping down” the apartment that was set alight this morning.

Fire under control

London Fire Brigade confirmed the blaze that set a Flood Street apartment alight was under control shortly before 10am.

An image show fire engines in Flood Street where smoke was seen billowing from a mansion block of flats.

Fire engines at scene of Chelsea mansion block fire
Fire engines at scene of Chelsea mansion block fire (Image: London Fire Brigade)

No injuries in Flood Street flat blaze

London Fire Brigade has confirmed there are no reported injuries in the Flood Street fire that ripped through an apartment this morning.

An LFB spokesman said: “There were no people involved or injured in the fire this morning.”

Smoke seen billowing from mansion block

An image from the scene shows smoke billowing from a Chelsea mansion block where a flat is ablaze.

Smoke billowing from Chelsea mansion block blaze
Smoke billowing from Chelsea mansion block blaze (Image: Rob McGibbon)

Flames rip through Chelsea apartment

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a Chelsea flat in Flood Street on Thursday morning (March 29).

London Fire Brigade attended the fire at 8.39am.

Smoke was seen billowing from the fire that LFB officers continued to tackle at 9.45am.

We will be bringing you all the latest updates.