Tottenham vs Southampton update provided as firefighters tackle White Hart Lane blaze

 London Fire Brigade insist Tottenham’s Premier League clash with Southampton will be unaffected by a huge blaze being tackled by firefighters on White Hart Lane  The service sent 12 fire engines and 80 firefighters to the huge blaze at a warehouse in north London near the new Spurs stadium after emergency services were called at around 3:30am  But fans have been reassured today’s game, which kicks-off at 3pm, will be unaffected  However, fans have been warned to check their routes to the ground with potential disruption outside as work on the inferno continues   Station Manager Mark Jordan said at the scene (via Evening Standard ): “Crews are making steady progress  “They continue to work hard to contain the fire and have successfully stopped it spreading to other units   “For anyone attending the Tottenham vs Southampton football match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 3pm this afternoon, this incident will not affect play but it’s advisable to check your route before travelling to the football ground due to road closures  “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  “The road is currently closed in both directions west of the A10 Great Cambridge Road to Rivulet Road ”  Tottenham are facing a huge game against Mauricio Pochettino’s former club after a tough week   They were knocked out of the Carabao Cup on penalties to Colchester in midweek, a few days after being condemned to a last-gasp defeat at Leicester  Last year’s Champions League finalists sit seventh in the Premier League table already looking to make up ground on the leading pack

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