A woman has been taken to hospital after a fire at a derelict pub in Leyton. 

The London Fire Brigade was called to Church Road on January 5 at 5.08pm to reports of the blaze.

Around 25 fire fighters from Leyton, Leytonstone, Walthamstow and Stoke Newington fire stations attended the scene in four fire engines.

A self-contained annex to the back of the pub was destroyed by the blaze. 


East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Emergency services scrambled to the scene. Emergency services scrambled to the scene. (Image: Google Maps)

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The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

A spokesperson for the Met Police confirmed: "Non suspicious fire with one taken to hospital."

The 58 and 158 bus routes were on a diversion whilst emergency services dealt with the fire. 

The incident was over at 6.09pm. The London Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.