Joan Collins rescued from terrifying blaze at Belgravia flat as she thanks

It added in a statement: “Two fire engines and around 10 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat on Eaton Place in Belgravia.”Part of a flat on the first floor of the seven-storey building was damaged by the fire. Two people left the property before the brigade arrived. Dame Joan Collins had to flee her Belgravia, London flat after a fire on Saturday.The actress was treated for smoke inhalation in a nearby NHS hospital, and she thanked the fire brigade for keeping her calm.She said an entire wall of her flat went up in flames and while her husband Percy Gibson tried to put it out, it was no use and she had to call the fire service.She tweeted: “THANK U from the bottom of my to the marvelous @LondonFire who attended to the terrifying fire yesterday in our flat. #threealarmfire.”My hero Percy had already doused the flames consuming the entire wall with handheld extinguisher (#donttakethisrisk). #gratitude #firefighters.”Dame Joan posted a video of the charred remains of her living room on Instagram, writing: “The remains of the day…see my recent #tweet Thank you @londonfirebrigade.”London Fire Brigade told her on Instagram: “So sorry you had experience this. But glad we were able to help. Do let us know if we can offer any further assistance.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “The brigade was called at 4.28pm and the fire was under control by 5.36pm. Two fire engines and a turn table ladder from Soho fire station attended the scene.”The cause of the fire is under investigation.”