Image above: Firemen at the scene in Grove Park; London Fire Brigade
House, now rented, where he used to live with Lisa Armstrong
There has been a fire this morning (11 September) at the house in Grove Park where Ant McPartlin lived with his former wife Lisa Armstrong before they divorced. Thick smoke was seen billowing from the house in Grove Park Gardens, which is now rented out. It is next door to that of Ant’s showbiz partner Declan Donnelly.
There were six fire engines at the scene and 40 firefighters responding, who used a 32m ladder to tackle the fire. The road was closed off with tape and there were Thames Water vans also parked up along the road as fireman sought to bring the fire under control.
Images above: Firemen at the scene in Grove Park; pictures Dawn Wilson
London Fire Brigade say the fire was reported at 9.46 and they had it under control by 11.52. Crews from Chiswick, Hammersmith, Richmond and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.