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80 firefighters tackle huge blaze at White Hart Lane warehouse in Tottenham

80 firefighters tackle huge blaze at White Hart Lane warehouse in Tottenham as residents are warned to keep their doors and windows shut

  • Around 80 crew rushed to the scene in White Hart Lane, Tottenham at 3.30am
  • Photos circulating on social media show smoke billowing from the warehouse
  •  Locals are being advised to shut their doors and windows to avoid smoke

Dozens of firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a warehouse in north London which broke out in the early hours of this morning. 

Around 80 crew rushed to the scene in White Hart Lane, Tottenham, after the building caught light just after 3.30am.

Photos circulating on social media show smoke billowing into the sky as flames engulf the building – which is near Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Dozens of firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a warehouse in north London which broke out in the early hours of this morning

Crews from Hornsey, Edmonton, Southgate and Stoke Newington were called to tackle the blaze on ground floor, first floor and roof.

London Fire Brigade station manager Mark Jordan, who is at the scene, said he is warning residents to keep their doors and windows shut to avoid smoke.

He said: ‘Local residents are being advised to keep doors and windows shut due to the smoke from the fire as crews work to bring the blaze under control.’

‘The road is currently closed in both directions west of the A10 Great Cambridge Road to Rivulet Road. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area.’

Around 80 crew rushed to the scene in White Hart Lane, Tottenham, after the building caught light just after 3.30am

Around 80 crew rushed to the scene in White Hart Lane, Tottenham, after the building caught light just after 3.30am

Photos circulating on social media show smoke billowing from the warehouse as flames engulf the ground floor, first floor and roof

Photos circulating on social media show smoke billowing from the warehouse as flames engulf the ground floor, first floor and roof

The cause of the fire is not yet known. 

Roads are currently closed in both directions west of the A10 Great Cambridge Road to Rivulet Road. 

Football fans attending the Tottenham vs. Southampton match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 3pm this afternoon will not be affected by the fire, but are being advised to check their travel route. 

London Fire Brigade station manager Mark Jordan said he is warning residents to keep their doors and windows shut to avoid smoke

London Fire Brigade station manager Mark Jordan said he is warning residents to keep their doors and windows shut to avoid smoke

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