Walthamstow fire: Smoke billows into sky as dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at takeaway restaurant

Thick smoke billowed into the sky as dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze at a takeaway restaurant in east London.

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters were sent to the scene in Walthamstow on Saturday afternoon.

Images and video footage showed smoke pouring into the sky after the fire broke out at the restaurant in Hoe Street, near Walthamstow Market.

London Fire Brigade said it waS alerted to the fire shortly before 3pm. 

The road was cordoned off as emergency services dealt with the blaze.

Katie Martin shared a picture of several fire enginer¬†lining the street with the caption: “Fire on Hoe Street, Walthamstow. I’d avoid the area as the traffic has no way round.”

Sarah wrote: “Massive fire on Hoe Street. Fire service has been called. Hope no-one is hurt.”

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