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Queensbury Fire: Emergency services rush to the scene

There was a large fire at a builders yard in Teignmouth Close, Queensbury this evening.

Multiple images and videos have been shared on social media via the Harrow Online Group that show smoke coming from the building in Queensbury.

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Local people have been advised to keep their windows shut due to the large amount of smoke in the area.

London Fire Brigade tweeted: “Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to a fire on Teignmouth Close in #Edgware. More info to follow.”

Full statement from London Fire Brigade

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters tackled a fire at a builders yard on Teignmouth Close in Edgware.

Part of a single-storey outbuilding in the yard between Teignmouth Close and Dale Avenue was alight. A 25-metre cordon was in place as a precaution. There are currently no reports of any injuries.

Station Commander Andy McKay, who was at the scene, said: “The fire was producing a substantial amount of smoke.

“We appreciate it was a very hot night, but we urged local residents to keep their windows and doors closed until the smoke subsided. We also asked people to avoid the area whilst we worked to make the scene safe.”

The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers took almost 30 calls to the blaze.

The Brigade was called at 2013 and the fire was under control by 0005. Fire crews from Stanmore, Mill Hill, Hendon, Finchley and surrounding fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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