Huge fire breaks out at Camden Market


A huge fire has broken out at Camden Lock Market with dozens of firefighters being sent to the scene to tackle the blaze.

London Fire Brigade confirmed in the early hours of Monday morning that ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were at the scene trying to stop the flames.

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Police confirmed they first received calls about the fire at around 12.10am, after which the flames reportedly spread rapidly.

Witness Joan Ribes, 24, said the fire was “moving very fast” making bystanders fearful that the building “could explode”.

She said: “The fire was flying through the air to the surrounding areas.The fire was moving very fast. People were watching, but we were scared the building could explode at any time since there are restaurants with kitchens nearby.”

Social media users described the blaze on Twitter as “massive” and said there were “crazy crazy scenes” as flames and smoke rose into the sky above the popular tourist spot.

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