London Fire Brigade was called to the store in Acton at 6.32pm on Friday. In a statement, the LFB said: “Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a fire at a shop in Acton.

“Currently, firefighters are eliminating a fire in a two-story building, where part of the store on the first floor and part of the apartments on the first floor are on fire.

“At this stage, no injuries have been reported. The brigade was called up in 1832.

“Fire crews from Acton, Ealing, Hammersmith, Royal Park and other surrounding fire stations are at the scene.

“The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.”

LFB added a note to local residents on Twitter urging them to close their windows to avoid inhaling the smoke.

They said: “Firefighters are advising local residents to keep their windows and doors closed due to smoke while they continue to tackle a fire on the High Street in #Acton .

“There is also significant traffic disruption in the area.”


Just after midnight, the LFB called the fire “under control” on Twitter and confirmed there were no injuries.

However, they said the basement and first floors of the building were “completely” destroyed.

They said: “High Street fire in #Acton now under control.

“The ground and first floors were completely destroyed by fire.

“There are no reports of injuries.”


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