The London Fire Brigade has released a statement as it tries to tackle the blaze. 20:03, Mon, Sep 18, 2023 | UPDATED: 20:35, Mon, Sep 18, 2023
Firefighters are attending the scene (Image: Ivo Costa – Twitter/X)
A massive fire has engulfed a London flat as 60 firefighters attempt to tackle a blaze which started on Monday evening.
According to reports, the fire broke out shortly before 7pm in Kilburn and witnesses have reported roaring flames and black smoke pouring from one flat.
Furthermore, loud pops and bangs were reportedly heard by witnesses during the incident.
In a statement, the London Fire Brigade said that 60 firefighters were attending the scene, but that the cause of the fire was not yet known.
In a statement, the London Fire Brigade said: “Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to a flat fire on Kilburn Square in Kilburn.
“Half of a flat on the 13th floor of a 15-storey building is alight. It’s a very visible fire and the Brigade’s 999 Control room received 78 calls alerting them to the fire.
“The Brigade was called at 1843 and is still at the scene. Fire crews from Kentish Town, Kensington, Park Royal, Hendon, Chelsea, Euston and Soho fire stations are in attendance.
“The cause of the fire is under investigation.”
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