Liam Payne claims police officer asked for autograph during devastating fire at London flat

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Singer/songwriter Liam Payne visits Music Choice on September 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
says the encounter with the police officer was ‘quite crazy’ (Picture: Getty)

Liam Payne has mentioned the weird ranges of fame he skilled as a member of One Direction – together with the evening a police officer asked for an autograph after his flat went up in flames.

A blaze broke out at his residence – in a luxurious block of flats in London’s Canary Wharf – during a celebration again in 2013, leaving three individuals injured.

And, recalling the notorious evening, the Strip That Down singer Liam defined that the officer accountable for the case asked for his autograph.

The dad-of-one defined: ‘When I was 18 or 19, a fire broke out at my flat. My friend was burnt and had fainted, and I had to put him in an ambulance. I didn’t know if he would dwell or die.

‘My girlfriend was in one other ambulance and I used to be in a police car.



‘I used to be trying at my residence, pondering that I had misplaced the whole lot, when the policeman rotated and point-blank asked me for an autograph.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: SiriusXM Celebrity Session with Liam Payne on Hits1! at SiriusXM Studios on September 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
The incident occurred at the peak of Liam and his One Direction band mates’ fame (Picture: Getty)

‘I didn’t know react, to be trustworthy, so I simply signed one thing to do away with the issue,’ he added to the Times.

‘But it was quite crazy.’

Liam is now gearing up for the discharge of his debut solo album LP1, out 6 December 2019.

The 26-year-old star has already scored two high 10 UK hit singles because the demise of One Direction: 2017’s Strip That Down, and final yr’s duet with Rita Ora, For You.

Got a story?

If you have bought a narrative, video or footage get in contact with the Metro.co.uk Entertainment workforce by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff web page – we would love to listen to from you.

MORE: Liam Payne admits changing into a father so younger ‘messed him up’ and he ‘started in a bad place with it’

MORE: Zayn Malik ‘never said goodbye’ to One Direction bandmates claims Liam Payne



To Top