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Last updated: 24/05/2019, 12:41 PM

Warehouse fire - Tottenham

23/05/2019 22:10
Haringey
Fire at commercial property

Firefighters have remained on scene throughout the day and night to extinguish deep seated pockets of fire at the warehouse blaze on Garman Road in Tottenham. Overnight a large part of the roof of a range of units was destroyed by fire at the rear of where the blaze took hold on Thursday.

Station Manager Lee Sandy is at the scene, he said: “Due to structural damage it has been difficult for crews to gain access to the building. Crews were on scene throughout the night tackling the blaze and now have the fire under control and have stopped it spreading any further.

"Crews will remain on scene throughout the day today (Friday) and will continue to tackle small deep seated pockets of fire.

"There is a lot of smoke and we are reminding people to keep windows shut in the local area.”

Firefighters were first called to the fire in the early hours of Thursday morning. At the height of the incident fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze.

Fire crews from Tottenham, Edmonton, Stoke Newington, Walthamstow, Hornsey, Enfield, Chingford, Kentish Town, Finchley and Homerton fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.