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Thick smoke billows as 70 firefighters battle blaze in London. warning to residents | Great Britain | news

London Fire Brigade They were called to the incident at a shop in Acton at 6.32pm on Friday. The statement says: LFB: “Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a fire at a shop in Acton.

“Firefighters are currently extinguishing a fire that broke out in a two-story building, where a part of the store on the ground floor and a part of the first floor containing apartments are burning.

“There are no casualties at this stage. The brigade was called in 1832.

“Firefighters from Acton, Ealing, Hammersmith, Royal Park and other nearby fire stations are at the scene.

“The causes of the fire are not known at this stage.”

LFB added a note on Twitter urging local residents to close their windows to avoid smoke inhalation.

They said: “Firefighters are advising local residents to keep windows and doors closed due to smoke as they continue to battle a blaze on High Street in #Acton.

“There is also significant traffic disruption in the area.”

Shortly after midnight, the LFB took to Twitter to describe the fire as “under control” and confirmed there were no injuries.

READ MORE: After the fire, smoke rose into the sky of central London



Thick smoke billows as 70 firefighters battle blaze in London. warning to residents | Great Britain | news

Source Thick smoke billows as 70 firefighters battle blaze in London. warning to residents | Great Britain | news

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