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Tottenham fire sees huge blaze tear through warehouse

A fire at a warehouse in Tottenham’s White Hart Lane took 12 fire engines and 80 firefighters nearly six hours to bring under control The ground floor, first floor and roof of the two-floored warehouse were fully ablaze when firefighters were called at 3 37am this morning. It was finally brought under control at around 9am, but firefighters will stay at the scene all day Local residents are being advised to keep doors and windows shut due to the smoke London Fire Brigade confirmed it dispatched a dozen fire engines to the incident, which is near the Haringey Borough FC ground Footage posted on social media shows huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air, rising above homes on the street White Hart Lane itself was closed in all directions. Bus route W3 was diverted in both directions, with services now travelling via Great Cambridge Road and The Roundway, TfL confirmed Station Manager Mark Jordan, said earlier from the scene: “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. “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 ” Fire crews from Hornsey, Edmonton, Southgate, Stoke Newington, Holloway, Walthamstow and Enfield fire stations are in attendance The cause of the fire is not known at this stage. Earlier this year a huge fire ripped through another warehouse in Tottenham 100 firefighters tackled a blaze that police believed may have started in a cannabis factory on May 24 Metropolitan Police told Daily Star Online that illegal hydroponic grow units, which use energy-intensive heat lamps, was a line of enquiry

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