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A huge blaze has broken out in Marylebone on Thursday (May 18) afternoon.

Firefighters were called to Upper Wimpole Street at 12.28pm, after London Fire Brigade’s 999 control officers received more than 40 calls to reports.

Six engines, from Soho, Paddington, Kentish Town, North Kensington and West Hampstead, are at the scene, with 35 firefighters and officers.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

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Fire crews at the scene

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The fire service received 40 999 calls
The fire service received 40 999 calls (Image: @jkrprajapati)
Emergency services on Upper Wimpole Street
Emergency services on Upper Wimpole Street (Image: @jkrprajapati)

'Fire under control'

Serious fire

Thick smoke

Smoke seen from a distance

'Pretty big fire'

Firefighters at the scene

Footage from @jkrprajapati on Twitter shows emergency crews at the scene:

It's a busy afternoon for London's firefighters

LFB has just tweeted:

Fourth floor and roof alight

In a statement, London Fire Brigade say:

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire at a building in Upper Wimpole Street in Marylebone.

The Brigade’s 999 control officers have taken more than 40 calls to reports of the fire.

The Brigade was called at 1228. Fire crews from Soho, Paddington, Kentish Town, North Kensington and West Hampstead fire stations are at the scene.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.”

Fire on Upper Wimpole Street

London Fire Brigade are at Upper Wimpole Street in Marylebone after a huge blaze broke out on Thursday (May 18) afternoon.