- Title: Large fire rips through south London railway arch
- Date: 28th June 2021
- Summary: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JUNE 28, 2021) (VIDEO OBTAINED BY REUTERS) (VERTICAL VIDEO) VARIOUS OF PLUMES RISING FROM RAILWAY ARCH BEHIND BUILDINGS AS PEOPLE NEARBY LOOK ON, AUDIO OF FIRE ALARM VARIOUS OF LARGE PLUMES OF SMOKE COMING OUT OF RAILWAY ARCH AND SPREADING TO NEARBY RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
- Embargoed: 12th July 2021 14:55
- Keywords: a railway arch building eyewitness fire london smoke ugc
- Location: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- City: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Disaster/Accidents,Europe,Fires
- Reuters ID: LVA001EJBH5C7
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:A large fire ripped through a railway arch beside Elephant and Castle station in south London on Monday (June 28), sending a ball of flame and plumes of black smoke billowing up high into the sky above the capital.
The London Fire Brigade said 10 fire engines and 70 firefighters were tackling the blaze which raced through three commercial units, causing trains to be diverted.
"Road closures are in place and people are advised to avoid the area and keep windows and doors closed," the fire brigade said.
Eyewitness video footage obtained by Reuters showed black smoke rising high into the sky above the archway.
(Production: Paul Warren, Liliana Ciobanu)
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