Park Royal fire: More than 100 firefighters and 20 fire pumps rush to blaze at bakery

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Around 125 firefighters and 20 pumps are battling a blaze in Park Royal, London

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As many as 125 firefighters and 20 fire pumps are battling a blaze at an industrial bakery in west London that broke out early this morning.

Firefighters rushed to an industrial bakery on Minerva Road, in Royal Park, shortly after 3am this morning where most of the building is alight.

People are being told to avoid the area with Minerva Road closed and London Fire Brigade has said that it may lead to traffic congestion.

Station Commander Paul Morgan, who is at the scene, said: “Crews are working incredibly hard to contain the fire to the single-storey building and prevent further damage.

“One of the Brigade’s 32-metre turntable ladders is being used as a water tower to get water on to the building externally.

Minerva Road, in Park Royal, has been closed due to the fire



“Minerva Road is closed and there could be some disruption to traffic during the morning rush hour, so please avoid the area.”

London Fire Brigade stated: “Twenty fire engines and around 125 firefighters have been called to a fire at a factory on Minerva Road in Park Royal.

“Most of a single-storey industrial bakery is alight.

“The Brigade was called at 0323. Fire crews from Park Royal, Willesden, Wembley, North Kensington, Ealing, Chiswick and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.

“The cause of the fire is not known at this time.”

It later tweeted: “Firefighters are continuing to tackle the fire at a bakery in #ParkRoyal & are working to contain the blaze to a single-storey building.

“Minerva Road is closed & there could be some disruption to traffic in the area during the morning rush hour.”

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