Fifteen fire engines and 100 firefighters successfully dealt with a blaze at a warehouse in Park Royal this evening.
People have been advised to avoid the area. The 187 bus route is affected and there is congestion in and around Minerva Road, where the warehouse is located.
London Fire Brigade said in a statement on their website: “Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters have been called to a fire at a warehouse on Minerva Road in Park Royal.
“The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers have taken 11 calls to the fire.
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“The Brigade was called at 1754. Fire crews from Park Royal, Acton, Willesden, Wembley and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.
“The cause of the fire is not known at this time.”
London Fire Brigade have now brought the fire under control.
Station Commander Mark Nunan, who was at the scene, said: “On arrival, crews were faced with heavy smoke coming out of the building but firefighters worked incredibly quickly to get the fire under control. Smoke has now subdued.
“One of the Brigade’s 32-metre turntable ladders was used an observational tower, providing an aerial view of the incident.
“Firefighters are expected to remain on scene this evening. There are road closures in place.”