Firefighters tackle bakery fire in Tottenham

April 3, 2016 - photo frame

Scores of firefighters battled a glow that threatened a 2,000-litre tank of diesel as it ripped by an industrial bakery in north London.

It took about 5 hours for teams from London glow brigade (LFB) to move a glow underneath control as it risked swelling to beside bureau buildings in Tottenham.


Huge clouds of fume billowed above a surrounding area while a glow brigade tackled a blaze. Photograph: Francois Herisse/PA

The single-storey building was engulfed by abandon as puncture services attempted to besiege a fuel supply and strengthen it with jets of water.

Images on amicable media showed outrageous clouds of fume billowing above a surrounding area while a glow brigade searched for 4 people who were unaccounted for, though after located. After being assessed by London ambulance service, a organisation were deemed to not need treatment.


The single-storey building was engulfed by abandon as puncture services rushed to besiege a fuel supply and strengthen it with jets of water. Photograph: London Ambulance HART/PA

LFB was called to a bakery on West Mews, nearby West Road, during 6.20pm on Saturday. Crews from Tottenham, Edmonton, Walthamstow, Stoke Newington, Enfield, Holloway and other surrounding glow stations were dispatched to tackle a blaze.

The hire manager, Ian Frame, who was during a scene, said: “Crews were confronted with a vast glow when they arrived and worked tough to obstruct it to a bakery and stop it from swelling to beside bureau units. There was some fuel stored on site though crews removed a supply and it was not concerned in a fire.”


London glow brigade firefighters battling a glow during a industrial bakery in Tottenham. Photograph: London glow brigade/PA

The glow was brought underneath control by about 1am on Sunday, nonetheless a damping-down operation continued to safeguard a abandon were entirely extinguished.

Local residents were suggested to keep their doors and windows sealed via a night as a prevision as fume continued to emanate from a burned-out building.

The means of a fire, that caused a front of a skill to partially collapse, is underneath investigation.

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