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Plumes of smoke as fire breaks out at vehicle repair centre in Barking

London Fire Brigade tackled a fire in Barking 

Around 40 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a vehicle repair centre in Barking.

The fire which produced large plumes of smoke broke out just before 1pm today (Thursday, 18 January) in River Road.

Several vehicles and around 50 tonnes of scrap metal was alight. A gas cylinder at the scene was cooled to an ambient temperature as some can explode when exposed to heat.

No one is believed to injured.

Crews from Plaistow, Dagenham, Millwall and surrounding fire stations attended the scene.

People in the area are being advised to keep windows and doors closed. Members of the public are also being asked to avoid the area whilst firefighters work to bring the fire under control.

The London Fire Brigade said they received 14 calls about the fire.

It was brought under control by around 2.40pm. The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

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