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Fire in London at the Camden Lock Market, no casualties reported

A major fire broke out in London at one of the tourist spots (Source: @LondonFire)

Fire in London at the Camden Lock Market, no casualties reported

A major fire broke out at the Camden Lock Market in London. No casualties have been reported till now.

At least 70 firefighters on the scene, the situation now under control

According to the London Fire Brigade Service, first, second, third floor and the roof of one of the buildings caught fire. 70 firefighters and 10 fire trucks were on the scene to control the situation.

London Ambulance service also on scene of fire

London Ambulance service, the Metropolitan Police and Hazardous Area Response Team were also present there. According to an eye-witness, the fire was spreading "very fast". "The fire was moving very fast. People were watching, but we were scared the building could explode at any time since there are restaurants with kitchens nearby."

Leytonstone house which was converted into flats burned down

These flats at the Park Grove Road in Leytonstone were earlier a house. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
This is the second major fire in London in less than a month after the Grenfell fire which killed atleast 78 people.

Firefighters standing near the Camden Market fire

The firefighters stand near the location of the fire. The London Fire Brigade tweeted "fire is now under control but crews will be damping down into the morning".

An image of the fire at the Camden market

Earlier in 2008, the market storage areas and shops in the locality caught fire and the nearby houses were also damaged. Major sections of the market remained shut for a long time.

Firefighters spraying water at the Camden fire

Camden Market is a diverse community of over 1000 stores of creative stuff, street food, clothing and other goods. Starting as a small art and craft fair on the Sundays, now it is much more than that and open seven days a week.

London at the heart of fire accidents

Prime Minister Theresa May later said that 120 other high-rise buildings had failed fire tests