Fire crews scramble to scrapyard blaze near Pontoon Dock and London City Airport

A big blaze is at the moment being battled by fireplace crews at a scrapyard near London City Airport.

Witnesses close by say they’ll see the thick black smoke billowing within the air.

The flames, believed to be a part of a scrapyard on Thames Road near Pontoon Dock, have been ongoing for the reason that late hours final evening, (Wednesday, May 5).

Photographs from the scene present a big fireplace near containers at a yard subsequent to the River Thames within the Newham space.

At least two fireplace groups have been dispatched to the incident with an aerial ladder getting used as a part of the battle.

Fire crews have raced down to the scene

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Residents say they’ll see and odor the smoke from miles away in Barking and East London.

People have taken to social media to talk about the smoke and fireplace seen within the distance.

London Fire Brigrade have tweeted that ten engines and round 70 firefighters have scrambled to the economic property.

They stated: “Ten fireplace engines and round 70 firefighters have been referred to as to a fireplace at an industrial property on Thames Road in #Newham”

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