A HUGE blaze has erupted at a block of flats in West London.
Roughly 125 firefighters are tackling the inferno Elm Road, Wembley, while locals have been forced to evacuate their homes.
Firefighters are still battling to put out the fire[/caption]
The fire appears to now be mostly contained, but 25 fire engines are still working on the scene.
Footage showed smoke pouring from the building and flames tearing through several flats, while firefighters on aerial ladders sprayed water over the building.
The London Fire Brigade said that there were no reports of injuries, but part of the building’s roof was alight.
Their statement read: “People are advised to avoid the area as crews respond.
“One of the Brigade’s 32 metre turntable ladders is being used as a water tower to help extinguish the fire.
“Control Officers have taken eight calls reporting the fire, with the first received at 16.42.
“Firefighters from Wembley, Park Royal, Northolt and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.”
The cause of the fire is now under investigation.
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Fire crews putting out the last of the flames[/caption]
The flames appeared to tear through several flats[/caption]