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Huge blaze breaks out next to Acton Town Station, trains suspended

Acton Town Station is currently closed to the public after a fire has broken out next to the station.

Footage and images on social media show London Fire Brigade at the station tackling the blaze.

Huge blaze breaks out next to Acton Town Station, trains suspended Harrow Online
Credit: Eric Keen

Acton Town Station is closed with no Piccadilly Line – Hammersmith – Uxbridge /Northfields and no District Line Turnham Green – Ealing Broadway.

Huge blaze breaks out next to Acton Town Station, trains suspended Harrow Online
Credit: Eric Keen

London Fire Brigade Tweeted: Ten fire engines and 70 firefighters are at the scene of a fire at a car garage on Bollo Lane in #Acton. More information to follow.

LFB posted via their website: “There are a number of gas cylinders inside the garage, which firefighters are cooling to an ambient temperature as some cylinders can explode when exposed to heat.

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Credit: London Fire Brigade

“The Brigade’s Control Office has taken 15 calls about the fire.

“Local residents are advised to keep their windows closed due to the smoke.”

As of 21:40 the Brigade are still at the scene.

Huge blaze breaks out next to Acton Town Station, trains suspended Harrow Online
Credit: British Transport Police

It is understood that London Fire Brigade will remain at the scene through the night, at least until the early hours.