Joan Collins thanks firefighters after London apartment fire

FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, Joan Collins poses for photographers upon arrival to the British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Joan Collins has thanked firefighters for their quick response after a blaze erupted in her London apartment. The 85-year-old actress on Monday, April 15, 2019 shared video images of a charred wall on social media after the weekend fire. She also tweeted thanks to the "marvelous" firefighters who tackled the "terrifying" blaze. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, file)

LONDON — Joan Collins has thanked firefighters for their quick response after a blaze erupted in her London apartment.

The 85-year-old actress shared video images of a charred wall on social media after the weekend fire. She also tweeted thanks to the "marvelous" firefighters who tackled the "terrifying" blaze.

Collins said her husband Percy Gibson was a "hero" for trying to douse the flames with a fire extinguisher.

The London Fire Brigade said Monday that the blaze in the ritzy Belgravia neighborhood was caused by sunlight reflecting off a shaving mirror and setting fire to a bathroom blind. It said such fires were a particular risk at this time of year.

The brigade said Collins and Gibson were both checked at the scene but did not need hospital treatment.

People also read these

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome...

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws...

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after...

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech...

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile...

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive...

Oct 4, 2018

Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered actress Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines but...

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint...

May 12, 2019

A South Korean violinist and a North Korean singer have held a rare joint performance they hope...

About Us

Frontal Report is an emerging leader in all forms of media. We aim to be the leading news brand for readers around the world.

Contact us: sales[at]frontalreport.com

Subscribe Now!