THE £5million former home of Ant McPartlin and his ex-wife Lisa Armstrong went up in flames today as fire crews rushed to put out the blaze.
Dozens of firefighters scrambled to the property in Chiswick, West London, just before 10am this morning, with six fire engines seen on the road.
The former couple lived together in the swanky London property before their split in 2018.
Ant moved into the house with his then-wife but after their marriage ended the £5million home went to Lisa, who is understood to currently rent out the mansion.
London Fire Brigade said the fire broke out on Grove Park Gardens and a 32m ladder was deployed at the scene of the blaze.
According to eyewitnesses, the fire started early in the morning near the back of the house.
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Photos showed smoke billowing from the mansion, with flames licking into the sky.
One local resident ran back and forward with bottles of water for the firefighters to drink in the heat.
The fire service was first called about the blaze at 9.46am.
While the cause of the fire is not yet known, it is said to have been on the second floor at the rear of the house.
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Crews from Chiswick, Hammersmith, Richmond and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.
Ant's famous comedy buddy Declan Donnelly is also on the same street in the leafy suburb of Chiswick.
He lives with his wife Ali Astall and their children, Isla and Jack, after reportedly purchasing his seven-bedroom home for £1.9million in 2006,
A statement from London Fire Brigade said: “Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters responded to a fire on Grove Park Gardens in Chiswick.
“Crews responded to fire in a house, and one of the Brigade's 32m ladders was deployed at the incident.
“The Brigade was first called about the fire at 0946 and the incident was under control by 1152. Crews from Chiswick, Hammersmith, Richmond and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.
“The cause of the fire is under investigation.”
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