Residents were urged to keep doors and windows closed after a huge fire broke out in a plastics storage yard in Southall on Sunday (October 15).
Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters and officers were called to the blaze in Windmill Lane at around 8.57pm.
The fire affected "a large number of plastic wheelie bins stored in a chain-linked compound", according to a spokesman for the London Fire Brigade.
Huge plumes of smoke were seen billowing into the skies across west London, which led to '999' control officers receiving 40 emergency calls from local residents.
A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said on Sunday (October 16) evening: "The fire is affecting a large number of plastic wheelie bins stored in a chain linked compound covering an area of around 100 metres by 100 metres."
He added: "It is producing a lot of smoke so if you live in the area please keep doors and windows closed as a precaution.
"The cause of the fire is not known at this stage."
Road closures around the area were in place while emergency services brought the fire under control.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police told getwestlondon that no one was hurt during the incident.
He said: "Police were called by the London Fire Brigade (LFB) on Sunday, 15 October around 21:20 hours to a fire at a commercial premises in Windmill Lane, Southall."
"Officers attended and the LFB were already on scene," he added.
"No one was reported injured. Enquiries are underway to ascertain the cause of the fire."
Wheelie bins, which were stored at the plastics storage yard, were 100% damaged by fire.
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