More than 80 firefighters were sent to tackle a massive blaze that broke out at an Enfield industrial estate on Thursday morning (November 23).

Emergency services were called to reports of a fire that ripped through a warehouse in East Duck Lees Lane in Ponders End at 9.13am.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: "Twelve fire engines and 81 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire at an industrial estate in East Duck Lees Lane in Ponders End.

"Half of the ground floor, first floor and roof of a warehouse are alight."

"Fire crews from Enfield, Chingford, Edmonton, Woodford, Tottenham, Southgate and other neighbouring fire stations are at the scene."

Smoke billows from warehouse at scene of blaze

At around 12pm London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed there were no serious injuries reported at the scene of the blaze.

London Fire Brigade working to control fire at Enfield warehouse

A LAS spokesman said: "We were called at 9.34am to East Duck Lees lane, Enfield to reports of a fire.

"We sent our Hazardous Area Response Team, an incident response and a single responder in a car to the scene.

"We checked over one person at the scene, but did not take them to hospital."

Images show London Ambulance Service at scene of fire


Firefighters worked to tackle the blaze for several hours on Thursday and confirmed it was under control at around 12.00pm.

LFB spokesman said: "The Brigade was called at 9.13am and the fire was under control at 11.59am.

"Crews will remain at the scene throughout the night damping down hotspots."

London Ambulance tweeted images from the scene

Enfield police asked motorists to avoid the area following the fire, it tweeted: "Please avoid Mollison Avenue, it is closed from Nags Head Road to Jeffreys Road due to this serious fire."

Traffic delays are expected in to affect roads in the area into Thursday afternoon.

Smoke from fire at an industrial estate in Enfield

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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