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Six fire engines and 35 firefighters have been called to a fire in a restaurant with flats above it in Willesden .

London Fire Brigade was called to the restaurant fire in High Road at around 1.52pm on Tuesday (July 10).

Part of the ground floor of the restaurant, which appears to be at the junction with Brondesbury Park, was still alight more than an hour later.

Ducting from the ground floor to the roof is also on fire as firefighters remain at the scene.

Firefighters are at the scene of a restaurant fire in Willesden

Fire crews from Willesden, West Hampstead, North Kensington, Park Royal and Clapham remain at the scene.

The cause of the fire, near Willesden Post Office, is not known at this stage.

We'll be bringing you all the latest updates as we get them.

Fire now under control

Road remains closed

Bus routes affected

Bus routes 98, 260, 266, 460 are currently affected by the fire.

The road has been blocked as six fire engines remain at the scene.

Picture from scene of fire

Firefighters remain in High Road and “are working hard to bring the fire under control”.

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

Firefighters in Willesden High Road
Firefighters in Willesden High Road (Image: London Fire Brigade)

London Fire Brigade statement

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire at a restaurant with flats above in High Road, Willesden.


Part of the ground floor is alight and ducting from the ground floor to the roof is also alight.


The Brigade was called at 1.52pm. Fire crews from Willesden, West Hampstead, North Kensington, Park Royal and Clapham fire stations are at the scene.


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

Restaurant fire in Willesden

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Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers are tackling a restaurant fire in Willesden.

Part of the ground floor is alight and the ducting from the ground floor to the roof is also alight.

The restaurant, which appears to be at the junction with Brondesbury Park, has flats above it.

We’ll be bringing you all the latest updates as we get them.