Around 60 firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Lundy Drive, Hayes.

London Fire Brigade tweeted at around 1pm saying that four fire engines were on the scene near Cranford Park Academy, later saying there were eight.

The road is closed while crews battle the blaze.

Smoke can be scene pouring from the scene of the fire

A statement from LFB said: "Four fire engines and around 20 firefighters are currently dealing with a house fire on Lundy Drive in Hayes."

This number quickly increased to eight fire engines and 60 firefighters.

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This brings to an end our rolling coverage of the major house fire in Hayes on Monday.

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Cause of the fire is being investigated

LFB is now investigating the cause of the fire which has damaged four houses.

Crews bring fire under control

London Fire Brigade crews have been able to bring the blaze under control.

The fire was extinguished at around 3.12pm but fire crews are expected to remain on the scene to continue damping down.

Fire not far from secondary school

The scene of the fire, not far from Cranford Park Academy
The scene of the fire, not far from Cranford Park Academy (Image: Google Maps )

The residential street where the fire has broken out is not far from the Cranford Park Academy, where school is currently out for the Easter break.

Latest from LFB

Here is the latest statement from London Fire Brigade about the fire: “Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire in a row of terraced houses on Lundy Drive in Hayes.

“The fire is affecting the roofs of four houses. The ground and first floor of one of the properties is also alight and the first floor of another is also involved in the blaze.

“The Brigade was called at 1222. Crews from Hillingdon, Northolt, Hammersmith, Heston and surrounding fire stations are at the scene. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.”

Fire spreads to four houses

The fire in Hayes is now affecting four houses
The fire in Hayes is now affecting four houses (Image: London Fire Brigade )

London Fire Brigade said the blaze has now spread to four houses with their roofs affected.

This picture from LFB shows the fire extending across the roofs of the rows of houses as fighters use hoses to try and bring it under control.

Pictures emerge from the scene

We have had the first pictures from the scene which show the extent of the damage to the house.

For the full story so far and to see the damage caused by the major blaze, see our article below.

Crews working hard

London Fire Brigade said the crews on the scene are working hard to bring the major fire under control.

We’re also seeing the first images from the fire which appears to have caused serious damage to the roof and smoke is still pouring from the building.

More to follow.

Residents not allowed out of there houses

We are getting reports that those living nearby the fire are not being allowed out of their houses as fire crews battle the blaze in Hayes.

Latest from LFB

Here is the latest info from London Fire Brigade on the incident.

Fire broke out at lunchtime

The fire broke out just after midday and initially only four fire crews and 20 officers were on the scene.

This quickly increased to eight fire engines and 60 officers.

A statement from the fire brigade said: “The Brigade was called at 12.22pm.

“Crews from Hillingdon, Northolt, Hammersmith, Heston and surrounding fire stations are at the scene.

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

Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters on the scene

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters and officers have been called to a house fire on Lundy Drive in Hayes.

The fire is affecting the ground and first floors of a two storey terraced house, according to London Fire Brigade.