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Firefighters are at the scene of a hotel fire in Ealing.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said in a tweet, at around 11.50am on Tuesday (April 18), it was called to Uxbridge Road.

The tweet reads: "Four fire engines & 20 firefighters are dealing with a hotel fire on Uxbridge Road in Ealing."

A picture shows the top of a hotel alight.

LFB added six fire engines and 20 firefighters are at the scene.

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Time to wrap up our blog

Now seems a good time to end our rolling coverage of the fire in Ealing earlier today.

For the full story follow the link below.

Thanks for reading and don’t forget to check back tomorrow for any more updates.

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Hotel was due to open in June

We have had word back from the hotel’s owner AccorHotels.

The hotel was due to open in June this year.

A spokesperson said: “The fire is being managed by the emergency services, in conjunction with the current owners of the building. The hotel was due to open as an ibisStyles in June this year. We understand that the building was safely evacuated.”

Nearby Hanger Lane blocked

A406 Hanger Lane (North Circular Road) (W5 ) (Northbound) at the junction of Hamilton Road - Road is partially blocked due to a broken down HGV.

What we know about the blaze

Here is everything we know about the fire so far:

Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters and officers were called to a fire at a hotel under construction on Uxbridge Road in Ealing this morning.

The Brigade’s 999 control officers took around 40 calls about the visible blaze.

The whole of the roof of the eight storey building was alight and part of the plant room. There are no reports of any injuries.

The Brigade was called at 1130 and the fire was under control by 1325. Fire crews from Ealing, Acton, Southall, Chiswick, Park Royal, Wembley and surrounding fire stations are attending the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Uxbridge Road was expected to be closed for 12 hours but has already reopened.

Traffic on the Uxbridge Road

Traffic on Uxbridge Road at the start of rush hour
Traffic on Uxbridge Road at the start of rush hour (Photo: Google Maps )

There is some congestion on the Uxbridge Road leading into rush hour after the fire earlier in the day. The road is now open to traffic as well.

Still no reports of injuries

LFB are still not reporting any injuries after the fire at the hotel today.

A statement from the brigade said: “The Brigade’s 999 control officers took around 40 calls about the visible blaze.

“The whole of the roof of the eight storey building was alight and part of the plant room.

“There are no reports of any injuries.”

Fire was in a roof plant room

The fire broke out in a roof plant room, according to the LFB borough commander for Brent who has been on the scene.

Everything we know so far

Here is everything we know so far: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/ealing-fire-picture-shows-widespread-12908739

Fire now under control

Ealing officers at the scene

Crowds building outside Perceval House

Employees 'locked in'

Video shows slow moving traffic in the area

According to Transport for London (TfL), westbound traffic on Uxbridge Road is queuing back beyond the A406 Hanger Lane.

Eastbound traffic on Uxbridge Road is slow moving back to Northfield Avenue.

TfL is warning motorists to expect delays.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) full statement

A London Fire Brigade (LFB) spokesman said: “Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire at a hotel under construction on Uxbridge Road in Ealing this morning.

“The Brigade’s 999 control officers took around 40 calls alerting it to the fire.

“The whole of the roof of the eight storey building is alight and part of the plant room.

“There are no reports of any injuries.

“The Brigade was called at 11.30am and is currently at the scene.

“Fire crews from Ealing, Acton, Southall, Chiswick, Park Royal, Wembley and surrounding fire stations are attending the blaze.

“The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.”

Fire 'almost out'

'Our building smells of burnt plastic'

Everything we know so far

Here is a summary of everything we know so far: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/ealing-fire-footage-shows-plumes-12907829

More footage shows smoke billowing into sky

Ealing is 'chaos right now'

Road to be 'closed for 12 hours'

Video shows smoke billowing high into the sky

Picture appears to show ibis Styles on fire

A picture appears to show Hotel ibis Styles on fire.

Getwestlondon has gone to ibis for a comment.

(Photo: Twitter: @Ulala5)

Awaiting comment from London Fire Brigade

We have asked for more information from London Fire Brigade (LFB) including updates on injuries, damage and evacuation.

More information, we expect, will be with us within one hour so stay tuned!

London Fire Brigade (LFB) called to scene