(LONDON) MET Specialist Crime Report: Detectives from are investigating a fatal fire at a unit in Clapton being used as a cannabis factory #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Jan.11: A man was taken to hospital where he died on Sunday, 2 January. The man’s family has been informed and he has been identified as 35-year-old Ermal Qose. He was an Albanian national and had no known address in the UK.

#AceDailyNews MET UPDATE Police Appeal Report: Officers are asking public for information following fatal cannabis factory fire in Clapton after police were called by London Fire Brigade (LFB) at around 16:10hrs on Friday, 31 December, to a fire at a lock-up garage in Southwold Road, E5.

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A 33 year-old man [A] was arrested on 31 December on suspicion of false imprisonment and cannabis cultivation. He has been released under investigation.

A 26 year-old man [B] was arrested on Friday, 7 January, on suspicion of manslaughter, false imprisonment and cannabis cultivation. He remains in police custody.

Officers returned to the scene on the evening of 7 January, a week after the fire, to appeal for information as they continue their work alongside LFB colleagues to establish the full circumstances.

The detective leading the investigation, DCI Mark Rogers, said:

” Ermal tragically lost his life having been trapped inside the locked garage which was being used for the cultivation of cannabis when the fire broke out. My thoughts and sympathies are with his family.

“This is now a manslaughter investigation and, although officers have spoken with a number of local people, I want to hear from members of the public who were in the area on New Year’s Eve or who have seen people coming and going from the garage. If you can assist and have not yet spoken with police, please get in touch.”

DCI Rogers added:

” In addition to appealing for witnesses in this case, I am also calling on those who choose to ignore the many and obvious issues caused by their own use of illegal drugs to reflect on Ermal’s death. It is well known that this trade ruins the lives of almost everybody associated with it, and that fact is all too clearly demonstrated here.

“If you know anything about those who profit from the vulnerability of others through the illegal drugs trade, please contact police or share that information with Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8345 4128 or via 101 quoting Operation Woodford. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.

#AceNewsDesk report ……….Published: Jan.11: 2022:

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(LONDON) JUST IN: LFB REPORT: Around 70-firefighters are battling a blaze at the ‘Elephant & Castle” that has caused a huge plume of smoke to billow into the sky above #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – June.28: London Fire Brigade (LFB) said three commercial units were alight along with four cars and a telephone box.

London Fire Brigade. At ‘Elephant & Castle Fire: Huge blaze at railway arches and about 70 firefighters are battling the blaze at some railway arches near Elephant and Castle station according to BBC News

@stevendicostaA huge plume of smoke is visible above south London

Local residents have been warned to keep doors and windows closed and all trains have been stopped from running through the area.

Ten fire engines were called to the scene at about 13:45 BST, with the fire thought to have started in some garages close to the railway station.

Some people living in the area reported hearing several explosions.

Sara Scarpa, 25, who lives in nearby apartment building Hurlock Heights, said: “We opened the window for a sec as you could hear people shouting, and we smelt something very, very strong.

“The smoke (was) dying down a little… we heard an explosion and now it started again,” she said.

@strutcakesThree commercial units are alight, firefighters say

Alex Lecki, who works in a restaurant in Elephant and Castle, said his entire building had been evacuated.

“We saw smoke billowing out… The smoke pillar started enveloping the apartment blocks as well and we kept hearing intermittent bangs,” the 30-year-old said.

He added that police had “indicated it could be some time” before they would be allowed to return.

Ben LovellLFB says it has received nearly 50 calls about the blaze

The Met said “significant road closures” were in place and people had been advised to avoid the area.

“The station has been evacuated and residential evacuations are taking now place,” they said.

Thameslink said trains between St Albans and Sutton and between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks were affected by the closed rail lines.

Travellers have been advised to use buses, London Underground services or Southeastern services between London Victoria, Peckham Rye, Nunhead and London Bridge to complete their journeys.

@MuktaiTrains have been stopped from travelling through the area

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#AceNewsDesk report ………Published: Jun.28: 2021:

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