Firefighters are attending to a blaze above a row of shops in Harrow .

A fire broke out on Thursday (July 20) morning in Station Parade, Northolt Road, Harrow.

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade (LFB) said: "We were called at 11.30am to reports of a fire in a five-room flat.

"We sent four fire engines."

LFB confirmed at 12.15pm that the blaze had been contained to one flat.

It is not yet known if there have been any injuries or people within the building at the time of the fire.

Traffic is slow from the Petts Hill Roundabout, as a road closure northbound was put in place at the junction of Stroud Gate on the A312, Northolt Road.

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No injuries despite whole of flat being up in flames

London Fire Brigade (LFB) confirmed there were no reported injuries, despite the entire flat going up in flames.

Here is the full statement from the brigade:

“Four fire engines and 21 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat above a row of shops in Station Parade, Northolt Road in Harrow.

“The whole of a five roomed flat on the first floor was gutted by fire. There were no reported injuries.

“The Brigade was called at 11.30am and the fire was under control at 12.28pm.

“Fire crews from Northolt, Harrow, Wembley and Southall fire stations attended the scene.

“The cause of the fire is under investigation.”

Firefighters say the flat is 'completely gutted' by fire

Road closure in place leads to slowing traffic