Residents were advised to close their windows due to the heavy smoke in the area (Credit: London Fire Brigade)
A fire broke out at a range of industrial units and a number of vehicles caught fire in Kemp Road at around 7.15pm on Sunday, 25 September.
Around 80 firefighters and 12 fire engines were sent to the scene after the Brigade’s 999 control officers received more than 50 calls about the fire.
They brought the blaze under control by 9.45pm and there were no reports of any injuries.
“Firefighters tackled a significant fire involving a number of industrial units,” said station commander Paul Green.
“Nearby residents were advised to keep their doors and windows closed while crews worked to extinguish the blaze as there was heavy smoke in the area.”
Crews from Barking, Dagenham, Hainault, Ilford, Romford and Tottenham all attended the scene.
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