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Wembley tower block fire: 60 firefighters tackle blaze on 13th floor

PUBLISHED: 08:28 17 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:12 17 May 2019

Emergency services are at the scene

Emergency services are at the scene

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Sixty firefighters tackled a blaze on the 13th floor of a tower block in Wembley this morning.

Crews were called to Hatton Road just after 7am after 23 people called to report a fire on a balcony.

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Firefighters from Wembley, Park Royal, Northolt, Acton, Ealing, Willesden and North Kensington are at the scene.

The cause is not yet known.

Station Manager Brendan O'Brien is at the scene, he said: "The fire was contained to the balcony. There are no reports of any injuries at this stage.

"There are local road closures in place. They will be reopening soon but motorists are advised to avoid the area."


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