Derelict mansion on London’s ‘Billionaires’ Row’ destroyed in enormous blaze

A derelict mansion has been destroyed in an enormous blaze on one of many UK’s costliest streets, often known as ‘Billionaires’ Row’.

Dozens of firefighters rushed to the multi-million-pound property simply earlier than 1am on Friday after reviews of a home hearth on The Bishops Avenue in Barnet.

The hearth raged by means of the home for nearly three hours, earlier than being introduced beneath management by 3.30am.

The roof of the three-storey mansion was fully destroyed within the blaze. Part of the bottom flooring and first flooring had been additionally broken.

The hearth prompted heavy smoke which was so thick it could possibly be seen and smelt in central London.

Residents within the close by space had been warned to maintain their doorways and home windows shut because of the smoke.

The reason for the hearth isn’t but recognized.

The roof of the three-storey mansion was fully destroyed within the blaze

(London Fire Brigade through Twitter)

The Bishops Avenue runs from the north aspect of Hampstead Heath to East Finchley and is without doubt one of the world’s richest streets.

Properties within the space are priced as much as £65m, and appeal to rich homeowners such because the Sultan of Brunei.

A 2014 Guardian investigation revealed 16 of the properties on the road had been derelict and haven’t been lived in for a number of many years.

One resident mentioned solely three of the homes are occupied on a full-time foundation.

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