Firefighters tackle second blaze at scrap metal plant in Harlesden

Second fire in one month

Around 30 fire fighters are currently tackling a blaze which broke out at a recycling plant in Harlesden.

Fire crews were called to a scrap metal plant in Scrubs Lane, near Willesden Junction station, at around 1.37pm this afternoon.

This is the second fire to hit the plant in a month following a blaze on April 24 in which around 3,000 tonnes of scrap metal were alight for more than six hours.

Six fire engines are currently at the scene attempting to tackle the blaze.

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