A fire has broken out at a house in Whitton and firefighters are at the scene.
Whitton Waye houses many semi-detached family homes.
See our live blog updates below for more about the fire and the surrounding area.
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See firefighters after tackling huge blaze in Whitton
What we know so far
- An entire bungalow was destroyed
- 72 firefighters worked to put out the blaze
- A man was arrested on suspicion of vehicle interference
Read the full story here.
Those fire crews remaining at the scene will be damping down throughout this afternoon, the London Fire Brigade said.
These pictures show the adversity firefighters faced
Firefighters at the scene had to overcome the obstacle that the bungalow on fire was at the back of another property.
Five fire engines have now left the scene
Our photographer, Steve Porter, said:
“Fire engines are starting to leave the scene now and the main road is flowing easily.”
He’s taken some pictures of the firefighters at the scene.
A man was arrested at the scene
Metropolitan Police confirmed that a man was arrested at the scene the fire.
A spokesman for the force said:
“Police were called by London Fire Brigade at approximately 11.25am on Thursday (March 8) to reports of a fire at a residential premises in Whitton Waye, Whitton.
“There were no reports of any injuries. Enquiries into the cause of the fire remain ongoing.
“Whilst on the scene, a male - no further details - was arrested on suspicion of vehicle interference.”
More pictures from the scene
Our photographer, Steve Porter, has been on the scene, where multiple vehicles lined the street to attend to the bungalow, which was situated in the garden of one of the houses.
Police are advising residents to avoid the area
Pictures show huge plumes of smoke at the scene
Watch as smoke billows from burning building in Whitton
An ENTIRE bungalow and garage were destroyed, firefighters say
Firefighters confirmed that an entire bungalow and a garage was destroyed in the blaze.
A spokesman for London Fire Brigade said:
“A bungalow and garage were destroyed by fire. A single storey workshop was also damaged by fire.
“The Brigade was called at 11.10am and the fire was under control at 12.33pm.
“The cause of the fire is under investigation.”
Residents worry after smells and seeing fire engines
Now TEN fire engines are at the scene of the blaze
London Fire Brigade (LFB) confirmed that a bungalow is engulfed in flames.
It has sent ten fire engines and 72 firefighters and officers to the scene in Whitton Waye.
A spokesman for the LFB said:
“Approximately three quarters of the property is currently alight.
“The Brigade was called at 11.10am. Fire crews from Heston, Southwall, Feltham, Twickenham and Richmond fire stations are at the scene.
“The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.”
This map shows the location of the house fire
London Fire Brigade tweeted that they were at the scene at 11.35am