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Last updated: 03/10/2018, 3:50 PM

Uxbridge - waste wood alight

21/10/2015 18:05
Hillingdon
Fire at commercial property

Firefighters have now left the scene of the large blaze on New Years Green Lane in Harefield, Uxbridge which started on Saturday (17 October) night.

The fire involved 4,000 tonnes of waste wood and crews were at the scene for the following four days damping down pockets of fire.

At the height of the blaze, ten fire engines and more than 70 firefighters were tackling the fire. There are no injuries.

Station Manager Gareth Cook who was at the scene, said:

“Firefighters worked hard to bring the fire under control, but this was a protracted incident with crews remaining at the scene until Wednesday to ensure the fire was completely out.”

Ten fire engines and firefighters from Ruislip, Harrow, Hillingdon, Northolt and other fire stations in the surrounding area attended the incident.

The Brigade was called at 1805 and the fire was under control at 0148. The cause of the fire is under investigation.