According to London Fire Brigade around 15 fire engines and 125 firefighters are believed to be battling a huge blaze at The Mall shopping center in Walthamstow, East London.
In a fresh update from the fire brigade, Selborne Road has been blocked in both directions between Vernon Road and A112 Hoe Street due to a fire at the shopping mall and over eight bus routes are on diversion.
The London Fire Brigade earlier Tweeted, "Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters have been called to a fire on Selborne Road in #Walthamstow More info to follow."
Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) July 22, 2019
The Fire Brigade advised people nearby to close there doors and windows to due smoke and also informed that fire is under control.
Residents are advised to keep doors and windows closed due to the smoke from the #Walthamstow fire as crews work to bring the blaze under control. There are also local road closures in place https://t.co/IbEVilJqTu © @thatadamfrench pic.twitter.com/wjtYtMhK0y— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) July 22, 2019
The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.
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