A fire at a recycling plant in Brentford is now under control.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to Transport Avenue shortly after Noon today (January 2) where a blaze engulfed the centre.

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called before the fire was under control at 3.11pm

LFB added that 75 tonnes of recyclable waste was involved in the fire.

Brentford fire: Recap as footage shows smoke billowing from recycling plant in Transport Avenue

Smoke could be seen billowing for miles around and LFB took over 70 emergency calls relating to the incident.

Residents were also urged to keep their windows and doors shut as a precaution.

Station manager, Jerome Kumedzina, who was at the scene, said: "Our firefighters worked extremely hard to get this fire under control and they will now remain at the scene for some time damping down."

Crews from Chiswick, Heston, Ealing, Southall, Twickenham and Feltham fire stations are at the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Motorists were also stuck in traffic on the M4, with severe queues in both directions.

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