Residents and businesses evacuated as firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in Wembley
Roads closed off as building in Thurlow Gardens is believed to contain gas cylinders
More than 40 fire fighters are tackling a blaze which broke out at a warehouse in Wembley this morning.
Eight fire engines were called to the address at Thurlow Gardens at around 11.53am this morning.
The warehouse is thought to contain a number of acetylene cylinders, which can explode if exposed to heat.
Police and fire engines are currently at the scene.
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An exclusion zone has been set up and homes and businesses in the immediate vicinity have been evacuated as a precaution.
Police are warning motorists to avoid the area.
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Both Thurlow Gardens and Lancelot Road are currently closed and the Harrow Road from the Sudbury roundabout to Park Lane will be closed shortly.