London crane collapse: Major incident as house crushed with people trapped inside

London crane collapse: Major incident as house crushed with people trapped inside

Video footage has emerged of a crane collapsing which has left a house damaged. The crane is thought to have collapsed on a building site in Devons Road in Bow, east London. Firefighters have rushed to the scene, with reports of people being trapped inside the damaged building.

It is unclear if there are any injuries.

The fire services said they have received 14 calls in relation to the incident.

London Fire Brigade wrote on Twitter: “We’ve taken fourteen 999 calls to reports of a crane that has collapsed onto a building in Gale Street, #Bow.”

They later added: “20-meter crane has collapsed onto a terraced house in #Bow.

“Fire crews are working to free people trapped inside”.

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Published at Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:20:00 +0000