Fire in Abandoned Apartment in Poplar, East London

Firefighters from Poplar East London cover one of the most run down areas in Europe. Arson and Gang problems are faced almost daily by the crews.


Firefighters from Poplar East London cover one of the most run down areas in Europe. Arson and Gang problems are faced almost daily by the crews.

The afternoon of August 28, 2003 was no different. The first rain in months after a long hot spell left the local kids bored; they entered an abandoned building and burned an apartment on the 6th floor.